22 Jan 2021
Risk Underwriter
Atradius. Dublin - Ireland

Atradius provides trade credit insurance, surety and collections services worldwide with a strategic presence in more than 50 countries, with more than 160 offices worldwide. We form part of Grupo Catalana Occidente (GCO.MC), a leader in the Spanish insurance sector and in global credit insurance.

Atradius has been Supporting world trade for more than 90 years and has a total income in excess of €1.9 billion. We employ 3,700 multinational staff, many of whom are multilingual.

Our Irish office is based in Dublin with our strength not being about the size of the team but about the way we work. Every member of the team is focused on delivering the best possible solution for our customers. At Atradius is doesn’t matter if you work on the frontline or in the back office, you are connected to the customer and to exceeding expectations.

Job Description:

The Risk Underwriter is responsible for reviewing requests for trade credit insurance cover from both new and existing customers. Includes financial and industry sector analysis, applying underwriting principles and procedures to manage a risk portfolio.

Applicants must have:

  • an ability to analyse financial statements

  • an ability to interpret external reports and financial information

  • an understanding of Irish and European economics

  • an interest in current affairs

  • ability to manage a large sector portfolio

  • ability to work efficiently under pressure

  • excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • ability to work independently

  • ability to work with MS office applications


The ability to focus on service to customers is a key requirement and the successful candidate will be able to clearly demonstrate a positive attitude and proactive approach. Strong communication skills are pivotal to the role, including the ability to discuss complex risk issues confidently. The successful candidate will be able to assimilate information and process workflow quickly and arrive at decisions promptly without detriment to quality.

An ability to work within a team environment is key. Candidates should also be confident to work independently.

Candidates should be aware that the position would involve some travel. A flexible approach to working hours is necessary.

Posted on: 2020-05-07
Expires: 2021-06-30