Delegated Underwriting Manager, Financial Lines

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Working alongside the Regional Head of Financial Lines and the Product Heads, you will be responsible for developing and centralising underwriting strategy, governance, distribution, service and operations. The role will involve oversight and management, together with the underwriting team, of several large delegated underwriting authorities with GWP in excess of GBP100m.~crlf~ ~crlf~The role offers the opportunity for a dynamic and structured individual to take ownership and drive performance and efficiency through a well-performing group of facilities targeting the Micro to Medium Market of Financial Lines. This is a key strategic area of the business, which contributes to diversification of the overall portfolio.

##You will have very strong organisational and communication skills, in order to effectively manage alignment with underwriting leaders;~crlf~##You will have Underwriting knowledge and skills in one or more of the following classes of business: Professional Indemnity, Directors and Officers Liability, Financial Institutions. The background could be pure underwriting or involved in underwriting process and operations;~crlf~##You will be able to drive the underwriting strategies desired by the team, while maintaining strong partnership approach and supporting the teams;~crlf~##You will demonstrate a good understanding of underwriting processes and knowledge of risk factors;~crlf~##Business analytics skills critical: you will have a measured and structured approach to analysis, data & logic driven;~crlf~##You will be comfortable reviewing detailed information, piecing it together and preparing summarized case files with clear & efficient communication;~crlf~##Project management: you will be able to demonstrate an organised approach and ability to manage different stakeholders across the business - effective stakeholder management; works effectively and collaboratively within and across the team and company stakeholders;~crlf~##You will have good report writing skills, specifically sharing results and decisions across the group;~crlf~##You will demonstrate a good understanding of MGA working models;~crlf~##You will have effective knowledge of legal and regulatory regime, compliance and regulatory demands;~crlf~

AGCS is dedicated to offering its employees an environment open for learning and development and hosts its own Underwriting Academy to drive continued excellence in underwriting and to better understand and serve our clients’ needs.~crlf~ ~crlf~At Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment with global challenges at the world’s leading P&C insurer. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Did you know Allianz insures more than half of the Fortune Global 500® companies, or that AGCS insures major movie productions, cyber security threats, and that we are the leading specialist in satellite and space insurance?~crlf~ ~crlf~We have offices in 29 countries and with our extensive Allianz and partner network we help customers in more than 160 countries worldwide. ~crlf~ ~crlf~At AGCS UK we are not only impressive for our clients, but also for our employees as we offer the following generous benefits:~crlf~ ~crlf~-Flexible buy/sell holiday options~crlf~-Bupa private medical insurance~crlf~-Generous pension contributions~crlf~-Enhanced paid maternity, paternity, shared parental leave~crlf~-Sabbaticals~crlf~-Flexible working options~crlf~-Subsidized on-site massages~crlf~-Employee stock purchase plan for Allianz shares~crlf~-Education / study sponsorship~crlf~-Global mobility within AGCS and the wider Allianz Group ~crlf~ ~crlf~…and many more individual flexible benefits to choose from. We pride ourselves on our approach to wellbeing and provide regular seminars, activities, and events devoted towards the overall health of our employees.

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 www.agcs.allianz.com or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.~crlf~~crlf~


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