Environmental Insurance Company is looking to recruit an Underwriter to execute the underwriting of transport based environmental impairment risks, issuing of new business, endorsements on existing policies, assistance with renewal reviews, corrective measures, highlighting policies for risk reviews, administration of policies, risk management administration, customer service and quality assurance.


Main Responsibilities:


  • Ensure adherence to organizational policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Deliver market leading underwriting service and product knowledge.
  • Issuing of new business in line with Standard Operating Procedures (SoP) – ensuring all administration and data capturing requirements are met.
  • Reviewing of renewal preparation, requesting updated information from broker and follow ups on any outstanding risk information
  • Ensure compliance with data integrity requirements, underwriting guidelines, mandates and company retention limits.
  • Ensure all relevant supporting documentation are issued in line with policy requirements and standard operating procedures.
  • Resolving and or escalating underwriting/policy queries.
  • Ensuring policy conditions have been adhered to within stipulated time lines
  • Deliver customer service and quality.
  • Attend to queries and provide regular feedback.
  • Ensure adherence to organizational policies, practices and procedures.
  • Ensure product and legislative knowledge is always current



  • Matric
  • RE 5
  • Minimum FETC in Short Term Insurance NQF 4
  • Class of Business in Commercial Lines
  • 2 + years’ experience in Commercial Underwriting
  • Microsoft Office suite of products



  • Experience on Grail
  • Risk management experience
  • Bilingual
  • Pollution Impairment/liability experience
  • Higher certificate in Short-Term Insurance NQF 5 advantageous


Behavioral Competencies

  • Manages complexity – makes sense of complex risks/underwriting information, ability to independently make sense of information.
  • Accountable – a strong sense of self accountability and the ability to hold others to meet their commitments.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of groups – collaboration on large projects will be required.
  • Adaptability
  • Cross-Functional Communications
  • Excellent organizational, planning and prioritizing skills
  • Diligent and attentive to details



  • Temporary FTC contract
  • Suits candidate available immediately
  • Location: Umbilo
  • Monday to Friday 07h30 – 16h30