Risk Assessment Specialist: Assistant Underwriting


6 Concourse Parkway NorthEast, Atlanta, GA 30328


Job Title:

Assistant Underwriter



Reports To:

As per Beazley’s organisation chart

Key Relationships:

  • Brokers
  • Underwriters
  • Claims Staff
  • Other Staff
  • External Clients and suppliers

Job Summary:

To provide underwriting support to the Commercial Property team and ensure that the administrative processes are run as efficiently to serve both internal and external clients.




Key Responsibilities:

  • Underwriting support
    • Review new and renewal submissions and initiate the underwriting process, including but not limited to:
      • Review accounts to understand the risk and exposure
      • Request missing information from brokers
      • Provide opinion of risk and recommendations to underwriters
      • Prepare raters, modelling, account loss history, and other tools as needed
      • Review inspection reports and track recommendation compliance
      • Provide year-over-year comparisons on accounts
      • Review MTA’s (mid-term adjustments) and submit instructions for processing
      • Prepare and analyze reports as needed
      • Ensure compliance items are met within Beazley’s policies and procedures
      • Provide ad hoc support to underwriters as needed
      • Organize and prepare manuscript policies for issuance
  • Broker/Client Interaction
    • Liaise with brokers and other key partners
    • Respond to client queries in an accurate and timely fashion
    • Provide professional service to brokers in person, by email and on the telephone
    • Chase open quotes and record final disposition
  • Internal Interaction
    • Liaise with internal support teams to ensure accurate document preparation
    • Coordinate with wordings/legal team to compose insurance contracts
    • Take an active role in training Underwriting Assistants and other team members
    • Submit instructions to Underwriting Assistants and be a resource for internal support staff
    • Provide assistance to internal support staff during peak periods if necessary

Person Specifications:

Education and Qualifications

Minimum graduate level / Bachelor’s Degree education

Skills and Abilities

  • Administrative Experience
  • Strong computer skills: Intermediate-Advanced Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to manage own time, meet deadlines and prioritise work
  • Accurate and numerate

Knowledge and Experience

Experience in the insurance industry
Client service experience advantageous

Aptitude and Disposition

  • Self-motivated
  • Outcome focused
  • Flexible and enthusiastic
  • Team worker with the ability to work on own initiative


  • Customer focus
  • Initiative
  • Accuracy
  • Information seeking
  • Self-starter
  • Team working
  • Time management
  • Achievement orientation
  • Detail orientated
  • Analytical thinking
  • Communication skills

This document is subject to review after consultation with your Manager.

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