Underwriter - Property | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1418295

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.

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 an Underwriter - Property to join our team to underwrite specific tailored line of business in accordance with the business unit plan, underwriting guidelines and delegated authority limits.

What you should expect:

This role will suit a candidate who has had exposure to tailored line of business underwriting, has excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills and is looking to progress their career with a leading global insurer.

Reporting to the Underwriting Operations Manager - NSW, you will underwrite insurance risks in your area of responsibility, adhering to underwriting guidelines and standards.

It will be your responsibility to:

  • Provide quotations for renewals and manage ongoing endorsements as well as assisting in rating of New Business as requested.
  • Work closely with both the Senior Underwriter and the Underwriting Operations Manager and Account Managers, you will ensure that renewal and endorsement processes are managed according to agreed service standard.
  • Act as the primary referral management underwriter for renewal and endorsement business and assist in the provision of portfolio analysis.
  • Work effectively with the Underwriting Team and Development staff to convert quality business to achieve profitable growth.
  • Monitor performance to ensure key financial indicators are achieved, namely GWP, Profit and Pricing measures.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders within Branch and other Allianz divisions.

Important to your success

You will have had exposure to tailored line of business underwriting together with excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills.

  • You will ideally have 3 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 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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