Technical Development Manager - Recoveries | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1390531


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.


  • Utilise your strong technical and people leadership experience in this newly created role as part of our National Recoveries team
  • Full-time permanent opportunity with great staff benefits
  • Base yourself in the heart of the Sydney CBD

About us:

Working at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. You 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 get the support you need to have an enriching career and enjoy what really matters to you.

Our Claims divisions are integral to the organisation as they assist our customers in their moment of need. Claims services delivers a market leading customer experience by providing expert claims service for direct customers, Broker & Agents, Financial Institutions, Motor Dealers and other business partners.

About the role:

An exciting new opportunity exists for a technically minded professional to join our National Recoveries Unit as a Technical Development Manager. 

The Technical Development Manager (TDM) for Recoveries is required to work in conjunction with the National Manager – Recoveries to drive the business units technical knowledge development and support the delivery of accurate, cost effective and timely recoveries claims management including business wide payment reconciliations, adhering to relevant codes of conduct, legislation and regulatory requirements including Financial Hardship, identifying relevant technical training needs for the business unit and overseeing external debt recovery agent management.

Reporting to the National Manager - Recoveries, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading, coaching and empowering recoveries staff to achieve individual, team, business unit and organisational targets and continuously strive to improve performance
  • Being a senior technical referral point for staff regarding policy interpretation, recovery claims decisions and recovery practices
  • Implementing and overseeing the quality review of recoveries claims and providing technical expertise to identify areas of improvement and further training requirements
  • Developing and managing the National Recoveries Unit Quality Assurance programme for external agents
  • Overseeing the recording, analysing and reporting of technical complaints and the escalation of disputes in accordance with Allianz procedures to ensure compliance with relevant Acts and Industry regulations
  • Ensuring accuracy of information with minimal inconsistencies across the business unit in relation to staff authority limits and compliance reporting
  • Improve recoveries outcomes by supporting the implementation of new processes, technology and other continuous improvement initiatives

About the ideal applicant:

This role will provide you with a significant level of autonomy and as such we are seeking someone with a proactive approach to their work, a relentless focus on providing a quality service to recover the costs incurred for our Not At Fault customers and a real passion and understanding for the technical aspects of recoveries claims.

The successful applicant must possess the following attributes, skills and experience:

  • Extensive technical experience including liability determination combined with a sound knowledge of debt recovery processes
  • Strong people leadership experience, including driving change
  • Ability to interpret relevant insurance industry codes and legislation  
  • A passion for technical mentoring, knowledge sharing and developing a coaching culture.
  • Demonstrated experience with quality audit frameworks and key stakeholder engagement
  • ANZIIF/Industry equivalent qualifications (desirable)

What's on offer?

In return, at Allianz you can expect to be ‎recognized for your commitment and rewarded for high performance with excellent employee ‎benefits and opportunities for ongoing career development.‎

An attractive remuneration package, employee benefits plan and supported learning and development program await the successful applicant.

If you have a passion for the technical aspects of recoveries management, then apply online today!

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