Product Support Manager - Underwriting Services | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/ALL/1420660

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.

  • High profile technical role supporting continued growth in the Home and Landlord portfolio
  • Work closely with Product manager and distribution partners to drive profitable business outcomes
  • Sydney CBD Location - 3 months contract

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.

This is a rare opportunity to join our team for a 3 month period, as the Product Support Manager - Underwriting Services for Home and Landlord products; you will be part of our team with responsibility for steering innovation and change for the portfolio. The role presents a distinct opportunity to monitor the changes in the marketplace and to ensure that Allianz responds to these challenges, and adapt to the changing regulatory landscape.  

In this role you will be responsible for: 

  • Supporting underwriting functions within the Home technical team, including reviewing underwriting referrals, high value applications and pricing queries.
  • Providing guidance and recommendations for product enhancements and supporting new product development
  • Working closely with Distribution partners to ensure continued engagement on pricing, product and regulatory changes
  • Monitoring performance of the portfolio in line with budget and plan targets
  • Actively participate and support a diverse team environment.

This role would be ideal for an individual who has acted in a domestic lines portfolio or product management role and is looking to develop their leadership capabilities further. 

Your skills

  • Minimum 5  years' experience within General Insurance specialising in Product, portfolio Management or underwriting
  • Experience working in a compliance or risk environment
  • An ability to operate at a strategic level
  • Expertise in managing multiple activities and working in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and a proven record of implementation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to quickly build and maintain strong business relationships with internal and external stakeholders, demonstrating exceptional customer service
  • Tertiary qualifications whilst not essential will be highly regarded

What's on Offer?

This role will present an exciting opportunity to join a global iconic insurance organisation, which is transforming through an exciting time of change and growth, within a strategic leadership role where you will influence and guide the best outcomes around business strategies and objectives.

A competitive remuneration package including an excellent employee benefits and discounts program awaits the successful applicant, as does a supportive culture and leadership team.

Allianz is committed to employment equity and promoting an inclusive work environment.  We welcome applications from men and women regardless of race or cultural diversity, age, sexual orientation or identity, disability, political and religious standing as well as thinking and working styles.  We invite you to let us know of any reasonable adjustments you require to equitably participate in the recruitment process or in performing the requirements of the role.



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