Commercial Underwriter | VIC - Melbourne

Job reference number: ALL/ALL/1399977EXT


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.


We have a great opportunity for a Commercial Underwriter - to join Policy Operations. This role is to underwrite business in accordance with company Underwriting Guidelines, Legislation and within delegated authority limits, and to provide ongoing support and development across Policy Operations.  The job holder will provide a high level of customer service and build & maintain productive relationships with stakeholders, while working within Service Level Agreements.

In this role, you will be developing relationships with brokers and internal stakeholders and creating a knowledge sharing foundation for all underwriters in the department.

As a Commercial Underwriter –you will be:

  • Case underwrite, assess risk on an individual basis, engage in new business, endorsement and renewal management
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders both internal and external
  • Prioritising and  monitoring tasks and be flexible as needs change to ensure completion within stakeholders requirements
  • Actively participating and supporting the team environment
  • Ensuring you are demonstrating the Allianz Leadership values and Customer Experience Principles
  • Participating in underwriting reviews and audits and ensuring development and knowledge sharing goals are achieved and correctly undertaken

Suitable candidates will ideally possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Extensive underwriting experience in Commercial Packages, Property, Motor or Liability
  • Experience dealing with large complex risks
  • Working knowledge of relevant Insurance Acts and Codes
  • Ability to train, develop and create learning content
  • Ability to deal with a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills and a customer focused work ethic
  • Intermediate PC skills (Lotus Notes, Excel, Word)
  • Experience with SCTP would be desirable

Your relationship building skills coupled with your strong business acumen ‎will ‎support and compliment a team that is ‎similarly focused on efficiency and our company ‎strategy whilst delivering training and support to underwriters within Policy Operations.

At Allianz we value high performance.  We recognise the contribution of our ‎employees and reward our staff with a dedicated range of attractive benefits.  ‎Whether you are looking for a company that offers a variety of flexible leave ‎options, salary packaging, or substantial insurance discounts, Allianz has a ‎range of benefits to suit you.

If this opportunity is of interest, please apply online with your resume and cover letter.‎

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