Graduate – Underwriting Assistant

Functional Area:

TH – Other
Estimated Travel Percentage (%): No Travel
Relocation Provided: No
AIG South Africa
Identify and underwrite profitable accounts within underwriting limits under direction and guidance from the PCM & Senior Underwriter. Maintain and grow relationships with brokers under PCM direction. Manage assigned accounts, ensuring efficient document workflow in line with operational procedures

Technical Underwriting

  • Underwrite business within underwriting authority through a rigorous risk assessment process which includes consideration of loss control, claims history and all other appropriate risk management factors
  • Ensure adherence with all underwriting guidelines and referrals
  • Provide accurate estimates and reports as required

Business Development and Retention

  • Proactively engage with BRM’s to provide technical support for Branch business development initiatives
  • Develop and maintain strong personal and professional relationships with clients and brokers

Business Operations

  • Adhere to internal SLA’s to ensure operational efficiency and achievement of agreed customer service standards
  • Receive all quotations
  • Enter on preferred internal system
  • Allocate Quotations to underwriters
  • Assist with claims stats
  • Assist claims with policy documents
  • Assist claims with suspended policy numbers
  • Issue Policy documents where required or verify policy documents with CPS
  • Update Tracker for production tracking
  • Ensure all files are audit compliant
  • Credit control management with accounts receivable


  • BComm – Risk Management
  • Qualification in Economics, Risk or Marketing

It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission – creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged candidates in line with the company’s Employment Equity Plan. Specific preference will be given to people with disabilities.

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