Senior Underwriter in Bellville, Cape Town

Bellville, Cape Town
Market related
16 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019

Senior Underwriter: Cape Town (#27800) at Momentum Life


Our Momentum Life business unit is currently looking for a Senior Underwriter. The above mentioned vacancies are currently available in Momentum Retail. The position will be based at our Offices in Cape Town-Bellville.


Provide efficient and effective application of underwriting rules for new business to ensure protection of the risk pool in doing so appropriately rate any risk and communicate effectively with the client both internal/external.


  • Build and maintain relationships with clients and internal and external stakeholders and deliver on service level agreements made with internal and external stakeholders in order to ensure that client expectations are managed.
  • All underwriting cases allocated have been assessed in line with Company policy and within agreed timeframe namely Financial Underwriting, Medical Underwriting, Avocational Underwriting & Occupational Underwriting.
  • Make recommendations to improve client service and fair treatment of clients within area of responsibility.
  • Participate and contribute to a culture which builds rewarding relationships, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional client service.
  • Develop and maintain productive and collaborative working relationships with peers and stakeholders.
  • Positively influence and participate in change initiatives.
  • Continuously develop own expertise in terms of professional, industry and legislation knowledge.
  • Contribute to continuous innovation through the development, sharing and implementation of new ideas.
  • Take ownership for driving your career development.
  • Identify solutions to enhance cost effectiveness and increase operational efficiency.
  • Manage financial and other company resources under your control with due respect.
  • Provide input into the risk identification processes and communicate recommendations in the appropriate forum.


  • Matric
  • Medical Experience (Preferred)
  • Minimum 10 years Underwriting
  • R10-15 million underwriting authority

To apply, please follow the official system application process and get in touch with the PeopleSoft Helpdesk (021 940 5169) if you need further assistance.

Closing Date

21 September 2019

Contact Details

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All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity plan.

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