Buyer Underwriter

As Buyer Underwriter, you are part of the Risk Services Team, managing the engaged credit risk on a portfolio of Belgian & Luxemburg companies, following the trade sector developments and working within an international environment.


  • Responsible for approving new cover and assessing risk exposure of potential new cover
  • Applies underwriting principles and procedures where the company is considering underwriting new risk or modifying existing contracts/buyers
  • Manages standard and/or non-standard risk portfolio (e.g. in a structured finance environment)
  • Applies analyst knowledge and principles to identify and manages portfolio exposure
  • Responsible for setting underwriting strategy for each known buyer group/buyer/sector portfolio/class of risk/customer/holding
  • Responsible for setting of standard end review limits and setting and maintaining risk scores/ratings on buyers within delegated authorities.
  • Responsible for compliance with internal procedures including recording of decisions for use by both internal and external customers
  • Responsible for monitoring the development of the portfolio and modification of buyer underwriting risk management approach in the assessment of risks
  • Ensures proactive action is taken to compensate for economic upturns or downturns on a market, industry or sector basis
  • Proactive management of risks involving meetings with companies within portfolio
  • Reactive analysis of risks
  • Networking with banks/trade sector federations/stakeholders for exchange of high value information
  • Provide information and advice

Your profile

  • First experiences in financial analysis is a plus
  • Strong reactivity, solid autonomy and strict logical reasoning
  • Technical competencies, analytical and redaction skills
  • Working within a team
  • Customer Oriented
  • Ability to be recognized as a partner of discussion for CEO/CFO with buyer or insured companies
  • Solution driven
  • Good language skills: Dutch, French and English


  • A great and challenging place to work- dynamic, transparent and informal
  • An environment for our people where they can realize professional growth
  • Work in a very international environment
  • Attractive job circumstances and conditions
  • Full Time

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