CUO Practice Leader - Inland Marine

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

The CUO Inland Practice Leader is responsible for the underwriting results in defined line of business for the Region (Americas); including:~crlf~##Setting underwriting authority~crlf~##Managing underwriters in a matrix environment, providing underwriting direction and support, as well acting as referral manager for business that exceeds local underwriting authority

##Underwriting Support: ~crlf~•~crlf~Review and underwrite risks within area of expertise that exceed underwriters in the regions underwriting authority~crlf~•~crlf~Serve as a resource to the regions underwriting staff; underwriting large/complex risk referrals for the regions~crlf~•~crlf~Identify, develop and implement underwriting policy, procedural and program changes in accordance with the underwriting strategies and regulatory environment~crlf~•~crlf~Ensure appropriate training programs are implemented and maintained to develop the level of underwriting expertise needed~crlf~##Product Development:~crlf~•~crlf~Gathers information on competitive trends, product line trends, producer trends and external environment, including legal, economic, demographic and distribution trends~crlf~•~crlf~Recommend new and revised products and programs, underwriting standards and procedures, and provide guidance on pricing within the regions~crlf~•~crlf~Monitor product result and develops proposals to maximize profitability, including the review of claims/large losses/trends~crlf~##Product Management:~crlf~•~crlf~Review and analyze overall business issues for assigned line(s) and territory providing as much information as pricing, competitive trends and problem account identification~crlf~~crlf~

##Bachelor Degree: University Degree (i.e. Business Administration / Economics)~crlf~##5+ Years of experience in relevant senior level positions (functional depth / breath)~crlf~##Minimum 5 to 7 years: Significant experience (minimum of c.5 years) in Underwriting management position in relevant line of business~crlf~##Minimum 5 to 7 years: Demonstrable track record of growing portfolio profitably in hard and soft markets~crlf~##Minimum 5 to 7 years: Successful track record of leadership of direct teams and complex matrix environments~crlf~##Minimum 5 to 7 years: Experience of working internationally~crlf~##Minimum 5 to 7 years: Experience of remotely managing and developing teams across numerous locations~crlf~##Knowledge of the insurance industry, intermediary operations, insurance laws and general business operations~crlf~##Comprehensive knowledge of competition and marketing conditions~crlf~##In-depth knowledge of AGCS and competitor marketing, sales, and UW strategies for assigned LoB~crlf~##Technical knowledge of LoB~crlf~##Advanced: Excellent communication and human relation skills to work with intermediary, regulatory agencies, underwriters and underwriting management. ~crlf~##Advanced: Skills to develop and deliver training programs to AGCS staff, agents and clients~crlf~~crlf~

This opportunity can be based in New York or Chicago~crlf~~crlf~Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience and includes a comprehensive best in class benefits package. Any salary or benefits information provided by third party resources such as external job posting websites etc. cannot be deemed reliable.

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.~crlf~Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.~crlf~For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.~crlf~~crlf~

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