Here at BGL Life
we like to be different – we’ve sold life insurance products and services
unique to the market since 2012. We’ve continued to change the narrative of
life insurance to be less complex and replaced it with simplicity, speed and
value, to allow our customers to obtain a quote in just 60 seconds and be
covered in as little as 10 minutes! Our digital, technical and data
capabilities are something to be proud of, and we recognise there’s still more
to be done!
in our 5-year strategic plan to grow, evolve and further influence opportunity
across our chosen distribution channels and brands. Helping us to advance
rapidly, we have identified a strategic role that will suit an experienced
Underwriting Development specialist to:
- Set up
and develop our in-house underwriting function. Lead the development of our
underwriting philosophy including review and selection of underwriting rules
guides and rules engines
and evolve our strategy over time to utilise data and further advance towards
predictive underwriting capabilities
and nurture relationships with our re/insurer partners and ancillary providers
- Be a
role model for innovation every step of the way and maximise change agent
There’s a lot we
want to do within a short time frame, and a preparedness to jump in and be
flexible in your approach is critical.
encourages you to break the mould from what is typically considered traditional
ways of working within the insurance and underwriting sector. You’ll be able to
apply your creative flair to an environment that welcomes thought leadership
and continuous improvement to truly disrupt the markets we operate in.
What will it
take to be successful as a Senior Underwriting Manager?
Your purpose is
to further advance our market leading capabilities, to do so you’ll ideally
have the following technical experience:
well-developed understanding of rules guides and underwriting rules engines
within the UK protection market
underwriting development experience within the protection market
within an insurer and reinsurer preferred
As for your
interpersonal skills, you’re currently recognised as an entrusted and assertive
leader with a committed attitude to lead on change and delivery initiatives.
You’ve always in mind the bigger picture and work towards a shared and common
Whilst we think
the above skills are preferential, we remain open to hear from Underwriting
applicants that come from various backgrounds who believe they have some
transferable skills for consideration. We will continue to review and progress
the most qualified and suitable individuals.
in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30
to 3,000 people globally we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and
household financial services. We’re growing and we are home to such brands as;
Les Furets, Beagle Street, Budget Insurance and Dial Direct. We are trusted by
more than 10 million customers in the UK alone, with this foundational success
we continually grow and invest in our people and their ideas.
We're a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and talented
professionals. With an inclusive and open workplace, we encourage our people to
create and share ideas – supporting their growth and celebrating their
understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance, whether
it’s working remotely or flexibly we have an environment where people are
empowered to embrace flexible working in a way that works for them and for the
business. We’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to align both
personal and business needs.