Senior Business Analyst (Anywhere USA)

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

##Provide underwriting technical support to the MidCorp Package and Programs teams~crlf~##Act as the technical consultation point for LoB~crlf~##Responsible for creating underwriting guidelines, wordings, and training in coordination with the Product Line Leaders in MidCorp and where necessary with other LoB leaders when their products are needed by Middle Market Package Underwriters

Underwriting Strategy & Knowledge Transfer~crlf~##Support development of global LoB strategy, UW policy and all other relevant issues concerning LoB~crlf~##Participate in the development and execution of underwrtiting strategy for LoB. ~crlf~##Work closely with Market Management, Claims and other product lines to achieve key marketing strategies, including cross selling~crlf~Profit Center Coordination~crlf~##Serve as technical expert for underwriters and Global Practice leaders by providing formal and informal training, coach and mentor underwriters to ensure technical skills advance to levels appropriate for MidCorp business ~crlf~##Responsibility for determining the training plan~crlf~Global Processes, IT-Systems and Tools~crlf~##Represent LoB / UW as BLO and in respect of global (IT) systems and processes~crlf~##Develop, define and coordinate global processes (e. g. referral flow)~crlf~##Triage common underwriting system questions, provide solutions where known, and work with business analyst/IT to resolve defects~crlf~UW Approach and Compliance~crlf~##Responsible for ensuring that the underwriters underwrite within line with LoB governance framework. Reset underwriting authorities where needed~crlf~##Create and update underwriting guidelines, rules and principles for each class of business currently written by the MidCorp Package and Small Business Team~crlf~##Draft insurance contract language and direct product development and regulatory filing projects; key contact for regulatory inquiries~crlf~Policy Documentation and Administration~crlf~##Ensure accurate policy documentation issued to producers (where AGCS responsibility to do so) or producers has issued documentation (where producer responsibility)~crlf~##File maintenance – ensure file is established (whether electronic or paper) and maintained for each risk and transaction handled~crlf~##Proactively support completion of policy administration and credit control processes~crlf~##Audit underwriter files to ensure compliance and evaluate underwriting strengths and weaknesses of underwriters~crlf~Relationship Management~crlf~##Represent AGCS internally in the group, and externally to customers, the industry, and other organizations~crlf~##Drive involvement of functional areas in process coordination including e.g. Market Management, Operations, Actuarial ~crlf~##Actively support LoB specific projects and task forces~crlf~~crlf~

##Bachelor Degree in Business Administration / Mathematics / Statistics / Finance and/or Actuarial background~crlf~##Minimum 3 to 5 years of significant experience in Underwriting management and/or organization and/or processes management~crlf~##Successful track record of leadership of direct teams or complex matrix environments~crlf~##Experience of working internationally with strong ability for cross border adaption~crlf~##Risk Assessment and Management: ability to assess risk inherent exposures and hazards relevant to Liability and Auto~crlf~##Portfolio Management: manage the underwriting books, monitor appropriate price, terms and conditions; analyze trends and scenario plans~crlf~##Contract Drafting and Interpretation: design, develop and implement consistent, robust wordings~crlf~##Pricing: analyze current performance against various benchmarks with a view to ensure adequate progress and satisfactory performance~crlf~##Advanced Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze highly complex data, from multiple sources, in detail; identify and resolve issues before they transpire~crlf~##Intermediate Strategic Planning: Ability to develop, implement and communicate strategies to address important trends or changes in the business~crlf~##Communication & Presentation: Ability to express ideas and messages clearly, both written and verbally; ability to “sell” an improvised or prepared audience winning story~crlf~##Negotiation & Conflict Management: Ability to negotiate best options for AGCS, and client, often in contentious situations, managing conflicting priorities of various parties~crlf~~crlf~

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 100 million private and corporate customers and more than 147,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~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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