Production Underwriter - Property | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1395902

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.

Production Underwriter - Property

  • Excellent opportunity for a senior underwriter with established broker relationships in NSW and exceptional property underwriting experience and ability 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 a Production Underwriter - Property to join our team to underwrite our most complex accounts in accordance with the Business unit plan, underwriting guidelines and delegated authority limits. This role will suit a candidate who has had extensive exposure to property underwriting, has excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills and is looking to progress their career with a leading global insurer.

About the role:

  • Underwrite Industrial Special Risks insurance risks across a wide portfolio of occupations derived from NSW brokers, adhering to the highest technical underwriting standards
  • Working closely with a team of Production Underwriters, the Underwriting Operations Manager and our Account Management team, you will source and underwrite profitable new business property opportunities through a panel of our key partners in NSW.
  • Acting as one of the lead underwriters in branch for this product class you will make a significant contribution towards portfolio analysis and product strategies for property.
  • Underwriting our most complex renewals and executing effective retention strategies whilst leveraging those renewals to further develop relationships with our key broking partners.
  • Promoting and utilising the Allianz Group in Australia to provide whole of account insurance solutions for our clients across a wide number of product classes 
  • Work effectively with the Underwriting Team  to develop their capabilities, provide a senior referral point and foster a collegiate underwriting culture.
  • Monitor performance to ensure key financial indicators are achieved, namely GWP, Profit and Pricing control measures.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders within Branch and other Allianz divisions.

About you:

  • You will ideally have a minimum of 7-10 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 to 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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