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Underwriting Manager

Underwriting Manager

Job Title: Underwriting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Industry:
Salary: $150,000 - 170,000 TEC
Reference: 3249202jc
Contact Name: Jessica Currey
Contact Email: jessicac@kennedyreid.com.au
Job Published: April 07, 2021 12:01

Job Description

Manage a team of eight high-achieving underwriters, providing mentorship whilst dealing with complex risks.
  • Deploy underwriting expertise with a key influence around risk appetite
  • Lead a team of experienced underwriters
  • Excellent company benefits including paid parental leave, flexible work arrangements and an employee health and wellbeing program.
The Company

An opportunity has arisen with an Australian company backed by a globally successful insurance provider. With experienced aggressive commercial growth, this company is now looking to broaden their risk team with the addition of an Underwriting Manager.

The Role

As an Underwriting Manager, you will:
  • Underwrite complex agricultural risks within authority limits for existing and potential clients
  • Analyse new and renewal business, data, claim history, loss experience, and outcome of liability decisions
  • Assess and make recommendations on agricultural risks for clients and potential clients
  • Build and maintain supportive relationships with internal and external customers
  • Provide input into changes to underwriting procedures and processes designed to improve underwriting efficiencies
  • Provide underwriting advice for product development activities
  • Maintain an awareness of general and facultative reinsurance arrangements and their applicability to potential risks
  • Coach and proactively share information and knowledge to assist team members in the Underwriting team
The Ideal Candidate
  • Experience across commercial or speciality lines
  • Desire to step into a people management role
  • Comprehensive risk knowledge and understanding
Benefits
  • Excellent opportunity for an experienced Manager to mentor upcoming talent
  • Opportunity to develop your career
  • Flexible work arrangements
How to Apply

Click APPLY or contact Jessica Currey on jessicac@kennedyreid.com.au or 0429 836 644