Underwriter | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1394759

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.

Underwriter - Property

  • Excellent Opportunity for an experienced Underwriter with tailored line of business experience to join our team
  • Full Time Permanent Opportunity
  • Sydney CBD Location 

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.

We currently have an opening for an Underwriter to join our team to underwrite specific tailored line of business in accordance with the Business unit plan, underwriting guidelines and delegated authority limits. This role will suit a candidate who has had exposure to tailored line of business underwriting, has excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills and is looking to progress their career with a leading global insurer.

About the role:

  • Underwrite insurance risks in area of responsibility, adhering to underwriting guidelines and standards
  • To provide quotations for renewals and manage ongoing endorsements as well as assisting in rating of New Business as requested.
  • Working closely with both the Senior Underwriter and the Underwriting Operations Manager and Account Managers, you will ensure that renewal and endorsement processes are managed according to agreed service standard.
  • Act as the primary referral management underwriter for renewal and endorsement business and assist in the provision of portfolio analysis.
  • Work effectively with the Underwriting Team and Development staff to convert quality business to achieve profitable growth.
  • Monitor performance to ensure key financial indicators are achieved, namely GWP, Profit and Pricing measures.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders within Branch and other Allianz divisions.

About you:


  • You will ideally have 3 years' or more experience in a similar role with property underwriting experience and reinsurance knowledge
  • A wide exposure to Commercial and Corporate risks
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability both build relationships and influence at all levels
  • A strategic thinker with an analytical mindset and the ability to problem solve
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Tertiary qualifications that relate to and enhance the applicants/incumbents ability to carry out the job functions.

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