Senior Property Underwriter

When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.

Senior Property Underwriter | VIC & TAS - Melbourne

  • Work on complex and technically-challenging mid-market risk
  • Engage with a broad selection of brokers and build your profile 
  • In a changing market, this is a great time to join the team

Allianz is the home for Underwriters who dare to help our customers prosper.

What if you could put the customer at the heart of everything you do?

Are you looking for an organisation that has a high level of integrity and professionalism?  Do you want challenging work that enables international relationships and sharing of global best practice?\

The Broker & Agency division is Allianz Australia's largest distribution channel whose customers include Commercial, Corporate and international buyer groups throughout Australia and New Zealand. We currently have an opening for a Senior Property Underwriter to join our team to work on complex mid-market/ corporate accounts in accordance with the business unit plan, underwriting guidelines and delegated authority limits.

What you should expect:

This role will suit an experienced Underwriter with extensive exposure to property underwriting with established broker relationships in the VIC & TAS Markets. You will underwrite Industrial Special Risks insurance risks across a wide portfolio of industries derived from a range of brokers, adhering to the highest technical underwriting standards.

It will be your responsibility to:

  • Work closely with a team of Underwriters, the State Manager and our Account Management team to source and underwrite profitable new business property opportunities through a panel of our key partners
  • Act as one of the lead underwriters in branch for this product class you will make a significant contribution towards portfolio analysis and product strategies for property.
  • Underwrite our most complex renewals and executing effective retention strategies whilst leveraging those renewals to further develop relationships with our key broking partners.
  • Promote and utilise the Allianz Group in Australia to provide whole of account insurance solutions for our clients across a wide number of product classes 
  • Work effectively with the Underwriting Team to develop their capabilities, provide a senior referral point and foster a collegiate underwriting culture.
  • Monitor performance to ensure key financial indicators are achieved, namely GWP, Profit and Pricing control measures.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders within Branch and other Allianz divisions.

Important to your success:

  • You will have deep experience in a similar property underwriting role with exposure to reinsurance;
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to both build relationships and influence at all levels;
  • A strategic thinker with an analytical mindset and the ability to problem solve;
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Tertiary qualifications that relate to and enhance the applicant's/incumbent's ability to carry out the job functions.

What's On Offer

  • This role will present an exciting opportunity to join a global iconic insurance organisation, which is transforming through an exciting time of change and growth.
  • We recognise the contribution of our ‎employees and ‎‎reward our staff with a dedicated range of attractive benefits: wide range of insurance, household, lifestyle and travel discounts available; variety of flexible leave options; on-going training and development opportunities.
  • We value integrity, customer focus, collaborative leadership and trust, and we are seeking ‎people with ‎‎the same ‎values. We recognise our employees as our most valuable asset and are committed to helping people to build a long term career within a strong inclusive team culture.

About us

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, we foster a culture where our employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and dare to challenge the industry. 

Allianz is committed to employment equity and therefore welcomes applications from candidates regardless of cultural or linguistic diversity, age, nationality, religion, level of visible or invisible disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, thinking and working styles or philosophy of life. What we ask in return is respect and a collaborative approach to working with a diverse group of people.  Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or to perform the requirements of the role.

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