For more than 100 years Gard, one of the world’s leading marine insurance organisations, has been helping shipowners to protect their assets and safeguard their income so that trade can flourish. For more than 30 of those years, Gard has also been a market leader in charterers’ insurance.
Underwriter, Charterers & Traders, Arendal or London
We are looking for an Underwriter to join our Charterers team.
The role requires full service to potential and existing clients, including risk evaluation, premium setting, cover and contract review and providing advice.
Each underwriter is responsible for specific clients and participates in business development, as well as acting as a liaison with brokers globally. Travel is required, and strong communication and negotiation skills are a necessity.
Successful candidates will have a relevant degree and/or experience in commodity trading, shipping, trade law or marine insurance.
Register your application and CV or find out more at www.gard.no/careers
Career opportunities within a global market lead
Work life balance
An environment that encourages ideas
Colleagues who believe in knowledge sharing
A work environment with deep competencies
High employee engagement - A great place to work
For more than 100 years Gard, one of the world’s leading marine insurers, has been helping the marine industries to protect their assets and safeguard their income. Having expanded from our origins in southern Norway to a network of 13 offices across the globe, we have witnessed the impact the sea can have and have learnt a thing or two.
Despite our breadth and depth of experience and expertise, we try to learn something new every day to prepare our Members and clients for their next journey, and to find and deliver the right solutions. So, whenever the unexpected arises it is good to know that someone is ready, willing and able to assist; someone with expertise that has been refined for over a century.
It is not just what we do, but how we do it that delivers the best value in the market – matching our expertise with an unrivalled commitment to what we do. We will turn every stone to find a solution and see it carried through.
Such ability and dedication is rare, so we take great care in choosing, training and supporting our employees. The way we see it, our people are the difference between good and great.”
1907Assuranceforeningen Gard established on 9 October
1939Insures 40 per cent of the Norwegian tanker fleet
1958Starts to insure vessels outside Norway
1973Moves into the offshore energy sector
1983Sets up an office in London
2000Insures more than 5,000 vessels
2004Sole ownership of Gard Marine & Energy
20072007Celebrates its centenary with nine offices and 300 employees
2015Insured tonnage is in excess of 260 million gross tonnes
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