Commercial Underwriter, Motor Trades | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1442178

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.

Commercial Underwriter, Motor Trades – Broker & Agency | Virtual team, could be located anywhere in Australia

Allianz is the home for Underwriters who dare to help our customers prosper.

What if you could put the customer at the heart of everything you do?

The Broker & Agency division is Allianz Australia's largest distribution channel whose customers include Commercial, Corporate and international buyer groups throughout Australia. Within B&A, the Motor Trades team specialises in providing a dedicated Motor Trades Pack product that is designed for businesses in the Motor Trades industry, such as smash repairers, mechanics and auto electricians.

The Motor Trades team currently has a 7 month contract for a Commercial Underwriter; this role will suit a candidate who has had exposure to underwriting a broad variety of risks, has broker management and influencing skills, and is looking to progress their career. This is a virtual team with members located in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne; it is possible for this role to be located in any office in Australia.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Underwrite insurance risks across the Motor Trades Pack product, adhering to underwriting guidelines and standards;
  • Manage electronic referrals, renewal management and the processing of endorsements and amendments as requested;
  • Ensure that tasks are managed in accordance with service level agreements;
  • Work effectively within the underwriting team to convert quality business and achieve profitable growth;
  • Monitor performance to ensure key financial indicators are achieved, namely GWP, Leakage, Retention and Profit measures.

Important to your success:

  • You will ideally have experience in a similar role and preferably with packages underwriting experience;
  • A passion for providing a quality and responsive service to our internal and external customers;
  • Ability to balance both commercial and technical objectives;
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in an autonomous environment;
  • Ability to lead and positively influence the team;
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.

What's on offer?

  • Develop your underwriting expertise on a portfolio of clients within a niche product and in a specialised industry;
  • Establish relationships with brokers;
  • An opportunity to stretch yourself which will allow you to further your technical knowledge and market relationships;
  • We value integrity, discretion and doing what's right for the customer over KPIs and strict process;
  • A team which embraces diversity and inclusion to create an environment built on respect and genuine care for one another;
  • What matters to you, matters to us too. Feel supported to have open, honest conversations about the flexibility you need so that you're able to take care of your personal life.

About us

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people, we foster a culture where our employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and dare to challenge the industry.  When you join Allianz, you'll become part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians.

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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