Based in Malta Assistant Underwriter, Level 1

Candidates MUST HAVE Strong degree (minimum 2:1) and/or legal/insurance/property professional qualification desirable. Fluent in English and in a second European Language.

Location Malta
Full-Time Permanent
Salary €26,000 per annum benefits

Our client is s a specialist insurance company which commands strong Insurer Financial Strength ratings, dedicated to helping property owners, funds, developers and lenders protect their investments and maximise their returns.


Assist with the daily underwriting and processing of commercial risks for Europe
Review and summarise files gathering information on cases for referral to a more senior underwriter
Ensure policy wording is correct and demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of policy coverage and be able to discuss this confidently with external and internal clients
Deal with new enquiries and queries via telephone and in writing and adhere to service standards
Input, update and maintain data so systems accurately reflect current position
Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with clients and maintain high levels of service in order to maximise business and conversion rate
Work within prescribed objectives and procedures ensuring that all the requirements of department guidelines, service, regulatory and technical standards are met
Be proactive in considering the department's processes and in highlighting the need for change/improvement
Understand external/internal clients' needs and work with team to meet these needs
Model and promote the Company Values in all aspects of your daily work (Integrity, Commitment, Teamwork, Service and Leadership)
Achieve and maintain technical competence in accordance with company standards
Undertake legal research, projects and other reasonable duties as assigned by line manager
Continually develop industry and marketplace knowledge
Travel to other locations in Europe as required
Personal Qualities

Strong degree (minimum 2:1) and/or legal/insurance/property professional qualification desirable
Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise at all levels
Fluent verbal and written English language skills
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Exceptional attention to detail and delivery focus
Proactively plans and organises work, clearly identifying priorities to meet objectives
Outstanding customer services skills and the ability to build strong business relationships with internal and external customers
Excellent negotiation skills
Takes personal responsibility for actions and decisions and takes initiative to make things happen
Can express facts/ideas clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing
Willingly provides help and support for others
Competent in using Microsoft office suite
Remains positive despite difficulty, disappointment and when under pressure



Emanuela Fara

Team: Customer Services and Contact Centre Division

I specialise in: Permanent recruitment for multilingual customer support and call centre positions in London and throughout the UK. So, if you’re looking to start up in the industry or would like the opportunity to develop your career using your languages, I am here to help you find your dream job!

Languages: Italian, Spanish, English, French, Arabic and Portuguese

About me: I was brought up in Sardinia and lived in Spain for nearly half my life to date. I’m a very outgoing and sociable person and I’m obsessed with languages, travel and gin & tonic!

Fun Fact: I backpacked around the middle east, bargaining with taxis drivers all the way! I also have a dream I want to go back to the future in a DeLorean!