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Underwriting Technical Assistant

Axis Capital Holdings Limited

Axis Capital Holdings Limited

Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital – a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk taking and superior risk adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

At AXIS, we believe that we are only as strong as our people. We strive to create an inclusive and welcoming culture where employees of all backgrounds and from all walks of life feel comfortable and empowered to be themselves. This means that we bring our whole selves to work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodation is available upon request for candidates taking part in the selection process.

Technical Assistant-GCT-CMS/FI
Job Family Grouping: Operations
Job Family: Underwriting Support

How does this role contribute to our collective success?
As a Technical Assistant this role will act within established guidelines and support the Underwriting teams; working closely with Underwriting Assistants to provide clerical/office support to assigned business unit(s) and/or department(s).
What will you do in this role?

• Follows business rules for clearing submissions for GCT/AXIS PRO business unit
• Accurate data entry of cleared submissions information in multiple systems
• Meets turnaround time and quality standards for clearing submissions
• Send declination letters, prior letters, etc. as determined by business rules
• Act as a Back-up for the Renewal Solicitation/Direct Notice of Non-renewal process. Follows business rules for preparing monthly spreadsheet for to Offshore Renewal Solicitation/ Direct Notice of Non-renewal team
• Meets turnaround time and quality standards for Renewal Solicitation/Direct Notice of Non-renewal process
• Work in conjunction with Underwriting Assistant(s) to assist with additional underwriting file duties for specified business unit(s) as needed or requested.
• Work in conjunction with Team Lead to assist with additional operations support duties for specified business unit(s) as needed or requested.
• Maintain documentation according to established standards and procedures.
• Other duties as assigned by the Team Lead

You may also be required to take on additional duties, responsibilities and activities appropriate to the nature of this role.
About You:

We encourage you to bring your own experience and expertise to the table, so while there are some qualifications and experiences, we need you to have, we are open to discussing how your individual knowledge might lend itself to fulfilling this role and help us achieve our goals.
What you need to have:

• Proficient verbal and written communication skills
• Solid mathematical aptitude Proficient in Microsoft Office products (particularly, Excel and Word)
• Good computer, organization, written and verbal communication skills
• Good multi-tasking skills; ability to organize work and perform within time constraints
• Ability to work independently with little direct supervision
• Demonstration of a positive attitude and good verbal, interpersonal and communications skills.
• Proficient verbal and written communication skills
• Proficient typist

What we prefer you to have:

• High School diploma; some college preferred, but not required
• Insurance background preferred, but not required
• Knowledge of underwriting principles and processes
• Understands how to access and utilize necessary reference materials
• Familiarity with regulatory requirements
• Preferred knowledge of policy forms and documentation
• 2-3 years prior experience in the commercial insurance industry

Role Factors:

In this role, you will typically be required to:
Be in the office 3 days per week, this is a hybrid role.

What we offer:

For this position, we currently expect to offer a base salary in the range of 45k to 50k Your salary offer will be based on an assessment of a variety of factors including your specific experience and work location.
In addition, you will be offered competitive target incentive compensation, with awards based on overall corporate and individual performance. On top of this, you will be eligible for a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes medical plans for you and your family, health and wellness programs, retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and much more.
Where this role is based in the United States of America, this role is [Non-Exempt] for FLSA purposes.