Job title: Head of Underwriting Employee Benefits
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Insurance
Expertise: Skills Underwriting
Location: Flanders, Belgium
Job published: 10/11/2021
Job ID: 32825

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Head of Underwriting EB to strengthen its EB activities.

  • Managing a team, motivating and coaching them to achieve their goals. Supporting them to develop their skills by giving them the necessary feedback and by giving them adequate training tools.
  • Developing the Underwriting strategy and improving and implementing them in collaboration with the team.
  • Providing technical support to the team in specific and/or technically complex cases; calculating the risk from a financial point of view in order to help your colleagues find a commercial solution and thus make the right decision. Providing technical advice to your colleagues, clients, consultants, etc.
  • Liaising with the Sales Department to create or adapt new products and services, while operating market intelligence to ensure customer retention and profitability across the portfolio. Carrying out technical analyses in order to propose new rates or standards.
  • Defining the underwriting rules to comply with the profitability and operating standards of the company.
  • Defining acceptance standards and target groups in order to define acceptance rules that can be used by the parties involved.



  • Hold a master’s degree in insurance, or mathematics for instance or have the equivalent through experiences.
  • Deep and strong knowledge of the EB products, market and sector and of the branch 23, as well as a good understanding of how to steer profitability and how pooling network works.
  • Experience in team and project management.
  • Technical sales profile and the soul of a people manager.
  • Able to have a long-term vision and strategy and be able to implement them operationally
  • Strong team spirit and collaborative mindset.
  • Customer focused and customer experience at the heart of what you do.
  • Fluent in Dutch, French and English.