Senior Risk Underwriter

Euler Hermes Group

Reports To: Head of Risk Underwriting Oceania~crlf~~crlf~At Euler Hermes, the Senior Risk Underwriter is responsible for ensuring efficient credit limit assessment and quality risk monitoring with clear communication to brokers and customers. The Senior Risk Underwriter is also responsible for:~crlf~~crlf~• Increasing the profile of Euler Hermes in the local market, and developing a strong personal brand~crlf~• Hosting presentations to the TCI market on current risk strategy~crlf~• Championing a truly customer centric mentality in the Oceania offices~crlf~• Assisting business development colleagues in attracting new customers by building quality relationships with the local broker network and showcasing strong risk skills~crlf~• Assisting the account management team through quality of service and risk underwriting decisions.

Decide credit limit requests consistently, within response time SLA, and communicate those decisions effectively by:~crlf~~crlf~• Assessing businesses with all information available in EH proprietary systems and his/her own market knowledge~crlf~• Monitoring the portfolio risk profile and adjusting underwriting approach as required~crlf~~crlf~Be responsible for a dedicated customer portfolio, steering the portfolio and providing pro-active service by:~crlf~~crlf~• Organizing regular meetings with customers and brokers ~crlf~• Initiating and implementing new means to add value to broker and customer interactions~crlf~• Supporting the EH Commercial team in steering customers’ loss ratio and implementing necessary actions to ensure profitability of the portfolio~crlf~• Plan to avoid, and manage down any high-risk sector exposure threshold breaches~crlf~~crlf~Office Management:~crlf~~crlf~• Assisting the head of department with implementation of policies and initiatives within the Oceania offices~crlf~• Ensuring EH Standards of Conduct are met ~crlf~• Maintaining Workplace Health & Safety standards ~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~Leadership Behaviors:~crlf~~crlf~Internal leadership behavior ~crlf~~crlf~• Build relationship with core internal stakeholders (Commercial, Claims)~crlf~• Contribute towards a positive and collaborative working environment~crlf~• Provide constructive feedback to colleagues, including people leader and other department staff~crlf~• Act with integrity, honour commitments, foster diversity and inclusiveness within the local team~crlf~~crlf~External leadership behavior ~crlf~~crlf~• Act as a trusted risk advisor for customers~crlf~• Represent Euler Hermes to all external stakeholders~crlf~~crlf~

Market knowledge:~crlf~~crlf~• In depth knowledge of specific industries well regarded~crlf~• Knowledge of export trade and domestic market ~crlf~~crlf~Business expertise:~crlf~~crlf~• Strong business/finance/credit risk assessment skills~crlf~• Demonstrated commercial acumen~crlf~•Trade credit risk assessment experience preferred~crlf~~crlf~Interpersonal skills:~crlf~~crlf~• Excellent communication skills in written and verbal forms, particularly in explaining risk decisions~crlf~• Ability to build rapport with third parties quickly~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~

Applicants should hold valid work permit in AU. Only local employment terms and conditions will be offered.

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.

Euler Hermes, the world’s leading provider of credit insurance services, helps its customers around the globe to trade wisely and develop their business safely. With 6,000 employees from more than 70 nationalities, in over 50 countries, Euler Hermes offers a complete range of services for the management of B-to-B trade receivables.~crlf~Euler Hermes has developed a credit intelligence network to analyze the financial stability of 40+ million businesses across the globe. Euler Hermes, a company of Allianz, is rated AA by Standard & Poor’s.~crlf~At Euler Hermes, we are committed to support our employees in every step of their professional journey, provide tailor-made development programs and open gateways to international opportunities. We encourage them to take ownership and accountability, and to dare to make a difference!~crlf~For more information visit

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