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Underwriter, Property, based in Copenhagen

Job Level:  Professional

Copenhagen, DK

Due Date:  As soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Underwriting
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3378

Whether it’s airplanes, satellites, the world’s biggest ships and tallest building, cyber-attacks or climate change impacts, Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) have got the major risks fully covered when it comes to protecting businesses.


Would you be interested in working as an underwriter for one of the world’s leading insurance companies?


As a Property Underwriter in our Copenhagen office, you will be part of our AGCS Nordic team consisting of highly professional and experienced people, and you will be in close contact with our customers and brokers. We expect you to have strong technical capabilities within Property underwriting – but the real key is that you are the right person.


Reporting into the Regional Head of Property Underwriting, you will be working within the Regional Unit London (RUL: UK and Nordics) team of specialist underwriters.




In this role you will…

  • Support the development and execution of the regional underwriting strategy
  • Underwrite in line with the Property governance framework
  • Understand New AGCS strategy and global Property dynamics
  • Underwrite profitable new and renewal business
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key brokers
  • Negotiate price and terms and conditions with insurance brokers
  • Working closely with our Distribution teams and Key Account Managers, as well as with other lines of business, you will identify a suitable pipeline and cross-sell opportunities
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with brokers and clients in partnership with the Distribution team
  • Support internal underwriting teams in the RUL region
  • Work with your team to identify key personal development and training needs
  • Ensure accurate policy documentation is issued and filing is maintained through a close working relationship with Operations and Cat Modelling teams


To be successful in the role:

You will have….

  • Over 2 years’ experience of global Property business in a similar context to that of AGCS
  • A good understanding of global Property products, pricing principles and portfolio drivers
  • Strong communication skills and team spirit; you are proactive
  • Confident skills in Excel and the Office package, and be at ease with data
  • Fluency in English, and Danish
  • An interest in leveraging data and analytics to make business more efficient and effective


Ideally you will also have…

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Proven success in data analytics


We offer you:

  • A hybrid working model, which recognizes the value in a balance between remote and office based working, giving you the flexibility to organize the way you work
  • An exciting and versatile job with an opportunity to work alongside skilled and specialised colleagues from all over the world
  • An environment where innovation and challenging the status quo is encouraged
  • Wellbeing policies and initiatives to support a positive work life balance
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package including a generous bonus scheme 
  • Continuous learning: a large portfolio of continuous learning opportunities to help you stay relevant in your current role, grow into future roles and meet the demands of the workplace
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: you will be accepted for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs



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.


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. Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 31 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,400 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2020, AGCS generated a total of €9.3 billion gross premium globally.


In 2020, AGCS announced a new strategy and transformation program called New AGCS which aims to comprehensively transform the company, creating a mutually beneficial relationship with stakeholders. This  is  an  exciting  time  to  join  AGCS  as  we  continue  on  our  journey  of  transformation,  regaining  market  leadership  and  achieving  success  together.  You can grow your career through meaningful work supporting our customers, while learning from expert colleagues.


Allianz is an equal opportunity employer and therefore welcomes applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Diversity of minds is an integral part of Allianz’ company culture.


Let’s care for tomorrow.