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Regional Property Leader - South

Job Level:  Professional

Alpharetta, GA, US, 30022

Available until: 
Area of Expertise:  Underwriting
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Employing Entity:  Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Compan
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  10220

Role Purpose:

  • Lead a team of senior underwriters / (senior) team leads to underwrite profitable new and renewal business to meet LoB targets regionally and/or globally
  • Negotiation of participation, pricing and terms and conditions for large/critical clients
  • Ownership of large/critical accounts / clients and ultimate responsibility for accounts within team
  • Lead and manage senior team, training and development of team and referral point for other underwriters
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with brokers and clients


Key Responsibilities:


Manage team of Underwriters

  • Delegate tasks to team in order to achieve overall results
  • Manage/supervise team client accounts and act as point of referral and/or escalation for issues
  • Manage cost center budget within plan
  • Typically managing Senior UWs / (Senior) Team Leads

Underwriting Strategy & Leadership

  • Contribute to development and execution of regional Underwriting strategy for LoB
  • Manage referrals from underwriters and spokes and re-underwrite complex business as appropriate
  • May be responsible for particular sub-LoB or area within regional team and to act as a "champion" for any matters relating to it

Underwrite Profitable business

  • Underwrite large/critical new and renewal accounts to meet top and bottom-line targets (regional and/or global). Negotiate participation, pricing and terms and conditions with brokers. Proactively manage capacity.
  • Underwrite and evaluate Natural Catastrophe Accumulation, ensuring an understanding of catastrophe modelling and interpretation of scenarios (for relevant LoBs). Underwrite International Insurance Programs (for relevant LoBs)
  • Specialized in a particular area

Underwriting Approach and Compliance

  • Underwrite in line with LoB governance framework - e.g. Underwriting Authorities, global MSU, Underwriting Guidelines, Rules and Principles
  • Ensure contract certainty is achieved on all accounts at time of inception
  • Ensure utilization of global pricing tools
  • Ensure placing and binding of FAC Reinsurance prior to policy inception

Market Management

  • Proactively support acquisition of new business and retention of existing business  (including client and producer negotiations where necessary)
  • Proactively liaise with MMC on market management initiatives

Relationship Management

  • Positively represent AGCS externally to the market
  • Proactively drive involvement of functional areas in Underwriting process, including e.g. MMC, ARC, Claims, Operations
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key producers and clients and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. risk managers)


Required Skills:

  • Preferably degree in Economics, Finance, Insurance Management, or Business Administration
  • 11+ years of experience in Underwriting profitable business in LoB. Specialized expert understanding of sub-LoB products and portfolio
  • Recognized relationships with brokers at peer group level and well established within market
  • Specialized understanding of regional / local LoB insurance markets and competitor landscape, including global elements
  • Good understanding of legal and regulatory framework
  • Experience working in complex, global matrix organization
  • Expert ability to assess risk inherent exposures and natural hazards relevant to LoB
  • Analyze current performance against benchmarks applying how the market operates and functions, the business needs and customer needs
  • Design, develop and implement consistent, robust wordings
  • Robust understanding of policy administration life cycle, information collection, policy issuance, premium bookings, credit control, cancellation.
  • Ability to analyze highly complex data, from multiple sources, in detail; identify and resolve issues before they transpire.
  • Ability to express ideas and messages clearly, both written and verbally.  Ability to "sell" an improvised or prepared audience winning story


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.


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.

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.


For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.



Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta