Property Underwriter

Salary Range £25,000 to £35,000

Are you ready for an exciting career opportunity? Commercial Express is looking for an experienced Property Underwriter to Join our thriving MGA Business!

About Us:

At Commercial Express, we are committed to actively seeking and hiring the best people…That’s because people are at the forefront of our Company, and at the heart of everything we do!

We are a successful and dynamic Managing General Agent. We ‘hold the pen‘ of our insurer partners, meaning we can underwrite the products/schemes for them. We then sell these products through our online trading platform through our network of 650 broker partners across the UK, our products combined with our consistent quality service demonstrate our commitment to build and maintain long-term relationships.

The Role:

We have a fantastic opportunity that would suit either an experienced Underwriter or someone with an established insurance or broking background to join our expanding team as a Property Underwriter.

Ideal candidates will have an excellent working knowledge and understanding of Property insurance.

In this role, you will be negotiating terms, securing renewals, and processing MTA adjustments, alongside providing exceptional service to our brokers.

You will have a comprehensive understanding of risk analysis, and the ability to analyse data and make informed decisions.

By effectively managing risk, our Underwriters play a crucial role in contributing to the growth and retention strategy targets of our business.


If you are passionate, enthusiastic, and enjoy being part of a first-class team, this could be a role for you.

  • Knowledge of Underwriting principles and practice.
  • Good risk analysis and technical skills.
  • A Trading Mindset and Commercial Awareness.
  • Ability to use initiative.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


  • Cert CII or working towards.
  • Experience in Property Underwriting.


  • Workplace pension scheme offering you flexibility of up to 16%.
  • Minimum of 27 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • 1 paid volunteer day per year.
  • Hybrid working – flexibility to work from home combined with a number of days per week in our office on the Waterfront in Brierley Hill. Providing a fantastic work environment to drive our commitment to learning and development, innovation, and collaboration.
  • Health cash plan and virtual GP services.
  • Trained mental health first aiders and access to 24/7 employee assistance programme, offering a range of health and wellbeing, financial and counselling services.
  • Professional memberships funding options – as part of holding CII Chartered Insurance Underwriting Agent Status we offer a variety of funding options to support our people in achieving industry-standard qualifications
  • Employee recognition awards and annual employee awards.
  • Staff social events throughout the year, including summer and Christmas parties.
  • Long service awards.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Matched funding for charities.
  • Death in service benefit.
About the Underwriting Service Team
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The Underwriting Service team is at the heart of our business and pivotal to Commercial Express success. Our team of experienced underwriters maintain a balance between risk and profitability by analysing data, claims and risk appetite underwriting guidelines.
Striving for excellence the team develop strong working relationships alongside key account managers to ensure brokers receive outstanding customer service. Achieving chartered insurance underwriting agent status is a testament to our commitment to professional standards.