Senior Manager - Reinsurance Process Improvement | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1397695


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.


Allianz Australia, part of the global Allianz Group, is one of the Australia's leading providers of insurance and risk management products and services. ‎By ‎joining ‎Allianz, you are joining a company that offers a fast-paced, flexible ‎and ‎innovative ‎work environment and a rewarding career.‎

Our technical division is responsible for product development, pricing, portfolio management, reinsurance and underwriting services. We support our distribution functions through the improvement of the product and pricing framework for all of the Allianz General Insurance portfolios.

Reporting to the General Manager, Underwriting Services and Reinsurance, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Manager Reinsurance Process Improvement to be appointed to our Sydney CBD office.

About the Role:

The Reinsurance and Risk Engineering Functions of Allianz Australia are pivotal in supporting multiple business lines as well as external parties such as brokers and insured clients. We are after a savvy business analyst with experience in reinsurance to help with continuous improvement of these crucial functions.

The successful applicant will work with the various heads of the Reinsurance and ARCA functions as well as support functions such as the Actuarial Analytics, Capital Management and Finance to implement strategies for continuous improvement.

Key Deliverables and Responsibilities:

  • Investigate, assess and implement various strategies for process and performance improvement (including automation) within the Reinsurance functions (including Reinsurance Treaty and Facultative Administration and Reinsurance Claims Management) as well as the Risk Engineering (Allianz Risk Consultants Australia, or ARCA) function.
  • Build business cases to support the approval of various initiatives to improve process and performance for the named functions.
  • Build and implement project plans to execute on these initiatives.
  • Regularly report on the progress of these initiatives to the General Manager Underwriting Services and Reinsurance as well as to the Chief Technical Officer and other Chief General Managers within different forums.

About You:

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

  • Solid and proven experience working within large general insurance organisations within a process improvement context.
  • Extensive experience working with a reinsurance treaty, facultative or reinsurance claims role
  • Experience and solid knowledge around insurance pricing and product management
  • An understanding of and some experience working with catastrophe management
  • Excellent skills and proficiency using Data Management tools including SAS, SQL and MS Access
  • High level proficiency using Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent presentation skills – both written and verbal

What's on Offer:

At Allianz we value high performance. We recognise the contribution of our ‎employees ‎and reward our employees with a dedicated range of attractive benefits. ‎Whether you are ‎looking for a company that offers a variety of flexible work options, ‎salary packaging, or ‎substantial insurance staff discounts - Allianz has a range of benefits ‎to suit you.

A competitive remuneration package plus a supported learning and career development program await the successful applicant.

 

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