Risk Underwriter (Euler Hermes) | QLD - Brisbane

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1317367


When you work at Allianz, you’re part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. You’ll have opportunities to grow and drive your career your way, work with people from all different backgrounds, and feel free to bring fresh thinking. And you’ll get the support you need to have an enriching career and enjoy what really matters to you.


Risk Underwriter

  • Great opportunity to join Euler Hermes - the global leader in credit insurance (a member of Allianz)
  • Convenient Brisbane CBD Location
  • Full time permanent opportunity

Euler Hermes is the global leader in credit insurance; Euler Hermes is present in over 50 countries and has a 36% share of the world credit insurance market. Our mission is to help companies grow by insuring them against the risk of buyer insolvency - whatever their size, sector or country of origin. A member of Allianz, Euler Hermes has the financial solidity to provide long-term support for clients. Euler Hermes employs 6,000 staff members worldwide.

Reporting to the Head of Risk and Underwriting, we are looking for a Risk Underwriter to join our growing Brisbane team.

The role will be crucial to the development of the Euler Hermes brand in Queensland and is part of a small local team, supported by a large global organisation.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Decide credit limit requests consistently, within response time SLA, and communicate those decisions effectively.
  • Assessing businesses with all information available in Euler Hermes  proprietary systems and own market knowledge
  • Monitoring the portfolio risk profile and adjusting underwriting approach as required
  • Responsible for a dedicated customer portfolio, steering the portfolio and providing pro-active service
  • Organizing regular meetings with customers and brokers
  • Initiating and implementing new means to add value to broker and customer interactions
  • Supporting the Euler Hermes  Commercial team in steering customers' loss ratio and implementing necessary actions to ensure profitability of the portfolio

To be considered for this role you will possess:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a credit risk or relationship manager position with delegated risk authority.
  • Candidates with relationship management experience for a bank, insurer or financial institution will be well regarded.
  • Tertiary qualification in business, finance or economics are not essential, but preferred.
  • Strong leadership capabilities and the ability to provide constructive feedback to others
  • Excellent communication skills in written and verbal forms, particularly in explaining risk decisions

Come and work at a place where you matter.
Explore all our opportunities now at www.allianz.com.au/careers

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