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Technical Underwriter

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Key Duties

  • Assessing plans for new newly constructed and/or converted properties, working closely with Developers and Builders to ensure as far as is reasonably possible the works are in accordance with the Technical Manual and Building Regulations.
  • Effectively self-manage, by forward planning own workload, to provide a responsive, helpful and professional service whilst efficiently managing time spent on each project.
  • Ongoing liaison with Surveyors and Management on technical matters – to ensure that standards are being maintained and procedures adhered to.
  • Ongoing liaison with Developers / Clients / Builders, offering technical advice and guidance.
  • Ongoing liaison with internal staff, offering technical advice and guidance.
  • Carry out technical research and prepare documents to be able to assist the technical team when updating our own technical manual.
  • Provide advice to underwriting team on technical queries.
  • Undertake any other duties as reasonably required.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • A tactful approach.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Time management skills and organisation ability.
  • Excellent team working skills, with the ability to work independently. Self-motivated.

Essential Criteria:

  • Chartered Membership of RICS, CABE, CIOB.
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • Proficient in MS Office. Knowledge of relevant building regulations and good building practice.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working within the warranty business is desirable.

This is a full-time position based in our Belfast office.

Additional Information

As part of the ICW Group everyone is:

  • expected at all times to behave and act in a way which promotes and contributes to the overall aims, values and ethos of the Company.
  • required to participate in regular training and other learning activities, and in supervision, appraisal and development as required by the Company’s policies and procedures. required to participate in any relevant current and new legislative and regulatory activities as may occur from time to time.

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