Development Farm Underwriter

Start date: After notice period DOE Cork or Cavan

Role Summary

To provide underwriting and development support.  To lead with underwriting on our Farm products. To provide a professional and comprehensive underwriting and administration service within the business, with a strong emphasis on underwriting, customer service and Broker development.  

Roles & Responsibilities

Underwriting / Development

  • Develop, negotiate and support the underwriting of new business/renewals within our own authority and in line with our Farm strategy

  • Control and underwrite the Farm's new business and renewal book within the authority and in line with the strategy

  • Plan, prioritise and manage individual own work to deliver agreed objectives and meet SLAs to deliver exceptional customer service

  • Regular calls or visits to broker offices to develop the brokers’ accounts / make iFarm & iSure the Insurer/MGA of choice for the broker

  • Help review current products and make sure they are market-leading whilst also delivering underwriting profits

  • Bring new products to the market and develop the underwriting guide and rates needed.

  • Liaise with brokers daily, answering incoming telephone calls and chasing brokers for any additional information required and service all back office duties

  • Lead development meetings with Key Brokers and focus on growing broker accounts

  • Review online journey and make recommendations around efficiencies

  • Support with Policy Issuance


  • Establish and maintain knowledge of internal controls and all procedures relating to underwriting.

  • Understand and operate within the regulatory framework and identify and escalate any risks to the business

  • Ensure you uphold the Central Bank of Irelands Consumer Protection Code

  • Undertake training relevant to the role

Education & Qualifications

  • CIP and good overall educational passes

  • ACII is recommended but not essential

Knowledge & Experience

  • Ability to manage own time, meet deadlines and prioritise work

  • Attention to detail, numerate and accurate

  • Able to communicate effectively with others

  • Organised and methodical approach to work and problem-solving

  • Good IT skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook


  • Outcome-focused, self-motivated, enthusiastic

  • Team worker with the ability to work on their own initiative

  • Professional approach to relationships

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