Senior Underwriter

Posted 01 March 2021
Salary$90,000 to $115,000 + superannuation
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGeneral Insurance

Job description

The Company:

Our client have a fantastic market reputation and continue to change the landscape by introducing new products, thereby creating the need for a like-minded team player to join them in challenging the status-quo. 

The Role:
  • Action underwriting referrals within the service standards (including those outside of auto rated terms) within a timely manner
  • Operate within the bounds of the underwriting authority granted and recommend action if referral is required
  • Achieve planned underwriting results for new and existing business and identify underwriting requirements to meet business needs
  • Communicate professionally and develop relationships with broker partners
  • Review renewal exceptions, ensuring risks meet underwriting appetite and pricing methodology
  • Liaise with other departments of the business to ensure implementation of agreed strategies, updates & processes.
  • Maintain an awareness of general and facultative reinsurance arrangements and their applicability to potential risks
The Ideal Candidate:
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in an underwriting role within an SME environment
  • Ability to think laterally and find solutions to complex underwriting problems
  • Compelling risk appetite and in-depth knowledge of the major risks within the property and liability markets
  • Excellent judgement/decision making skills, adapting to a regularly changing environment