Production Underwriter - Property | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1418032


When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.


Production Underwriter - Property

Are you looking for an organisation that has a high level of Integrity and professionalism?  Do you want challenging work that enables international relationships and sharing of global best practice?

The Broker & Agency division is Allianz Australia's largest distribution channel whose customers include Commercial, Corporate and international buyer groups throughout Australia and New Zealand.

We currently have an opening for a Production Underwriter - Property to join our team to underwrite our most complex accounts in accordance with the Business unit plan, underwriting guidelines and delegated authority limits.

What you should expect:

This role will suit a Senior Underwriter with extensive exposure to property underwriting with established broker relationships in NSW and exceptional property underwriting experience. You will underwrite Industrial Special Risks insurance risks across a wide portfolio of occupations derived from NSW brokers, adhering to the highest technical underwriting standards

It will be your responsibility to:

  • Work closely with a team of Production Underwriters, the Underwriting Operations Manager and our Account Management team, you will source and underwrite profitable new business property opportunities through a panel of our key partners in NSW.
  • Act as one of the lead underwriters in branch for this product class you will make a significant contribution towards portfolio analysis and product strategies for property.
  • Underwrite our most complex renewals and executing effective retention strategies whilst leveraging those renewals to further develop relationships with our key broking partners.
  • Promote and utilise the Allianz Group in Australia to provide whole of account insurance solutions for our clients across a wide number of product classes 
  • Work effectively with the Underwriting Team to develop their capabilities, provide a senior referral point and foster a collegiate underwriting culture.
  • Monitor performance to ensure key financial indicators are achieved, namely GWP, Profit and Pricing control measures.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders within Branch and other Allianz divisions.

Important to your success:

  • You will ideally have a minimum of 7-10 years or more experience in a similar role with property underwriting experience and reinsurance knowledge
  • A wide exposure to Commercial and Corporate risks
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to both build relationships and influence at all levels
  • A strategic thinker with an analytical mindset and the ability to problem solve
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Tertiary qualifications that relate to and enhance the applicants/incumbents ability to carry out the job functions.

What's On Offer

  • This role will present an exciting opportunity to join a global iconic insurance organisation, which is transforming through an exciting time of change and growth.
  • We recognise the contribution of our ‎employees and ‎‎reward our staff with a dedicated range of attractive benefits: wide range of insurance, household, lifestyle and travel discounts available; variety of flexible leave options; on-going training and development opportunities.
  • We value integrity, customer focus, collaborative leadership and trust, and we are seeking ‎people with ‎‎the same ‎values. We recognise our employees as our most valuable asset and are committed to helping people to build a long term career within a strong inclusive team culture.

Allianz is committed to employment equity and therefore welcomes applications from men and women regardless of race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or philosophy of life. Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role

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