Commercial Underwriting Manager with minimum 5 years’ experience in managing a team of commercial underwriters, preferably in a Broker environment, required to manage the commercial underwriting department of an FSP, based in Cape Town City Bowl.

Minimum requirements:

  • Matric/Grade 12 or equivalent
  • RE5 essential
  • FAIS compliant – Credits and/or full qualification essential
  • Minimum 8 years commercial underwriting experience required
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in managing a team of commercial underwriters required
  • Experience in a Broker environment preferred


  • Ensure the underwriting admin practices adhere to regulatory framework and practices
  • Provide commercial lines advise to internal and external stakeholders
  • Liaison between clients and internal servicing teams
  • Keep abreast of product and services available to market and competitor movements
  • Meet compliance underwriting practices
  • Service complaints and escalations
  • Staff planning and allocation
  • Draw reports and conduct audits and take corrective actions
  • Quality and service control
  • Compile and distribute reports
  • Authorise refunds
  • Monthly age analysis re unpaid premiums
  • Address discrepancies found in reports re performance
  • Assist with design and implementation of training material and SOP’s
  • Adhere to company mandates
  • Compile and present reports to stakeholders and Exco
  • Liaise with Insurers re product development matters
  • Liaise with IT team re continuous improvement and system accuracy

If you are a South African citizen and your CV meets the above requirements, please respond via email to

Recognising that diversity is key to excellence, our client especially encourages members of designated groups to apply.

If you have not heard from us within a two week period, please deem your application as unsuccessful.