Underwriting Assistant: Liability at Santam Insurance

  • Salary Rand 18000-20000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Matric
  • Number of vacancies 3 openings
  • Job experience 2 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Ongoing Job Vacancy at Santam Insurance for the position of Underwriting Assistant: Liability for immediate employment.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

Underwriting Assistance

  • Draw monthly renewal list.
  • Check claims experience.
  • Send out renewal invitations / reminders.
  • Follow up on invitations / renewals and secondary follow ups on new business.
  • Assist with the administrative underwriting duties.
  • Attend to all system processing related functions within the underwriting area.

Policy Administration

  • Data capturing of policy schedules and all related documentation e.g., endorsements and facultative slips.
  • All administration related to policies including raising invoices etc.

Client Liaison (Internal and External)

  • Respond to queries and resolve to the satisfaction of the affected parties within the scope of authority and / or responsibility.
  • Provision of telephonic backup and answering services to the division.
  • Handle credit control queries and errors
  • Continuously monitor quality and accuracy of the documents and KIT records produced by the system
  • Prepare for and attend meetings if and when required.

General Administration



  • Handling accounts queries.
  • Drawing of standard reports if and when required.
  • Liaison with Santam finance department and brokers to resolve credit control issues and accounts issues.
  • Attend to daily administrative routine tasks in accordance with organisational standards, processes and procedures.
  •  Attend to the typing of general correspondence if and when necessary, such as endorsements and cover letters.

 Required Knowledge and Experience

We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellence through distinctly higher standards than the norm.

We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.

Qualification and Experience

  • Matric
  • Insurance related qualification or current studies a preference
  • Insurance related experience a preference (1-2 years)

Specific Requirements

  • Basic Administrative Underwriting Knowledge
  • Numeracy
  • Tolerance for handling high pressure work environment
  • Computer Literacy
  • Good Typing Skills
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Focus on continuous improvement of efficiencies



How to apply: Interested and qualified? Kindly visit   careers.sanlamcloud.co.za South Africa

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