General Insurance - Portfolio Manager | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1366947

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.

General Insurance - Portfolio Manager

  • Dare to lead by example and drive strategy
  • Develop, lead and drive our portfolio proposition and strategy in the broker market
  • Full time Permanent Opportunity in Sydney CBD Location

Allianz Australia, Broker and Agency Division are dynamic, innovative and ‎successful. 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.

This is a leadership role reporting to the General Manager- Consumer, SME & Platform Solutions. This role will develop, lead and drive the portfolio proposition and strategy in accordance with the Broker & Agency business plan.

This is a visible role assuming national responsibility for developing, implementing and managing a sustainable growth plan that delivers desired results. This role will oversee a small team of experts whilst also being a senior referral point. The successful individual will be a business leader and guide and influence all teams across the service delivery model.

Furthermore some key areas of responsibility will include;

  • Drive the portfolio performance and growth through building a customer/broker proposition and go to market strategies
  • Oversee product management along with the Technical division, and become an effective market leader.
  • To identify and capitalise on business opportunities and improvement areas in collaboration with the broader business
  • Responsibility to drive compliance, design and develop processes and procedures for quality orientation within the business unit, and strive for business improvement.
  • Understand market forces in platform and broker/agency environment and develop solutions to meet market need and changes.

To be successful for this role you will need to be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience in portfolio and proposition development in general insurance, SME/Commercial portfolios would be beneficial
  • Risk Management experience
  • Ability to influence and engage key stakeholders
  • Ability to lead and drive a team to success
  • Advanced negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking
  • ANZIF and relevant tertiary qualifications

This is an excellent career opportunity for a Senior Leader who has well developed problem solving and analytical skills as well as the ability to drive and maximise business results whilst engaging both internal and external stakeholders.

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