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Corporate Production Underwriter

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Perth, WA, AU, 6000

Due Date:  asap
Area of Expertise:  Underwriting
Unit:  Allianz Australia
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Remote working due to Covid 19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  8523

At Allianz, we care for all the things that make you, you. For feeling like you belong. For a place where learning never stops. For growing new skills and opening up exciting possibilities. For your curiosity to thrive and help transform an industry. And when life twists, there’s flexibility for balance and the support you need. We know that flexible work comes in different forms, that’s why we’re embracing hybrid teams - enabling employees to maintain a balance of working both in the office and remote, supporting the needs of both the business and individual.

So, come and share your ideas, give back and feel proud to be part of a company doing work that matters across climate change and mental health. Let’s care for everyone’s tomorrow so we can create a better future together.

 

Production Underwriter | WA – Perth

 

 

  • Put the customer at the heart of everything you do
  • Feel empowered to make a positive impact
  • Be trusted to do what’s right

 

How can building relationships lead to building outcomes with impact?

 

Reporting initially into the Manager of the Western Region the primary purpose of this Production Underwriter role is to underwrite in accordance with company guidelines and delegated authority levels. This position will also provide and manage quotations for new business and exception renewals according to agreed service standards.

 

You'll be responsible for:

  • Developing and maintaining best in market relationships across an assigned panel of Brokers
  • Ensuring business bound is aligned with divisional objectives as well as growth and profit portfolio balance
  • Identifying profitable new business opportunities and maximise conversion or strike rate of desired business
  • Maximising the retention of preferred accounts and work with Underwriters to ensure timely review of exception renewal business
  • Facilitating planned strategy meetings with Account Managers
  • Keeping abreast of market conditions, trends and provide feedback to team members and act to capitalise on new business opportunities
  • Monitoring the quality of individual and team work, ensuring underwriting procedures are being adhered to
  • Underwrite insurance risks in area of responsibility, adhering to underwriting guidelines and standards

 

 

Important to your success:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and industry accreditations, where necessary
  • Significant experience in an operational, commercial underwriting role in a complex, matrixed general insurance organisation
  • Adept at proactively building and maintaining professional relationships and networks to enhance industry positioning, exchange knowledge and elicit beneficial outcomes
  • Ability to plan and prioritise effectively, organise tasks and manage competing resources and demands.
  • Comprehensive understanding of relevant regulatory and/or legislative compliance requirements that impact the organisation
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and ability to optimise business value to customers by delivering high quality services and positive customer experiences to sustain and enhance the customer base
  • Proven analytical and critical thinking capability to interpret and analyse a range of data, identify patterns, trends and links that inform judgements and solutions
  • Pay high attention to detail by completing tasks with thoroughness and accuracy and has the ability to quickly identify errors or inconsistencies within information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of communicating with clarity, impact and influence.

 

What's on offer?

  • Learning is not left to chance – you’ll be exposed to ongoing coaching from your manager, given access to hundreds of courses through LinkedIn Learning plus we are making huge investment into external study and training
  • What matters to you, matters to us too. Feel supported to have open, honest conversations about the flex you need so that you’re able to take care of your personal life

 

About us

Allianz 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.

We do this through delivering a great customer experience that is the result of appreciating each other every single day, showing heart by really listening and seeing things from the perspective of others by always asking, "how can I help?".

Allianz is committed to enabling a culture where inclusion is embedded, everyone belongs and new ideas are embraced. We welcome and value talent from all backgrounds, experiences and ways of working Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.

As a requirement of your role, it will be necessary for you attend the workplace from time to time. In accordance with our COVID-19 vaccination requirement, all entrants to the office must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an Allianz operated workplace in Australia.

 

We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

 

Let’s care for tomorrow. For a career with plenty of room to grow. Care to join us? www.allianz.com.au/careers