At Suncorp we focus on innovation and continually challenge our people to think outside the square. Committed to our people, we have a culture where leaders are empowered to make decisions and individuals are able to succeed in a supportive environment that rewards both teamwork and ambition.
Do you want to be part of the success story?
We have an opportunity to work as an Underwriter to service our existing life business and provide a professional, leading edge underwriting service to clients and intermediaries as well as providing quality advice on underwriting matters within agreed company guidelines and philosophy.
This will require the use of sound underwriting knowledge to put the customer at the forefront of every interaction.
Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to :
Providing a professional underwriting service to clients and Advisers;
Assess and accept life and disability risks within agreed company guidelines and agreed levels of authority
Liaise with re-insurers on large or sub-standard cases as required :
Provide support to distribution and sales by assisting in problem / issues in relation to underwriting matters
Pro-active tele-interviewing (as required) to clarify and obtain details to finalise applications
Foster and support the underwriting relationship with all other adviser clients
About you :
At least 3 years’ underwriting experience of life, disability and trauma risk
Have an understanding of medical terminology, disease process, treatments and prognosis
Experience with financial and accounting matters, and of the legal aspects affecting risk management
Strong and prompt decision making ability
Have strong ability to create and maintain rapport with a wide range of customers
Confidence to communicate solutions and alternatives to advisors and maintain good relationships
Strong communication skills written and verbal
Ability to work well under pressure
A strong appreciation of and commitment to exceptional customer service
ALUCA qualifications and Insurance Institute studies are desirable
Why come and work for Suncorp?
Competitive salary + discretionary annual bonus
50% discount on Vero insurance products
Flexible leave of up to 4 days per year
Positive, inclusive team environment where we welcome individuality and celebrate diversity
Flexible work arrangements embracing a healthy work / life balance
Discounted medical insurance through Southern Cross
Flexible benefit $250 annually for gym membership or hobbies
Flexible career break opportunities
Opportunity to join the employee share plan
About the Company
Suncorp Group is home to some of Australia and New Zealand’s biggest and most trusted names in insurance, banking and superannuation including market leading brands Vero and Asteron Life.
At Suncorp New Zealand our success is powered by our people. Our people are passionate about improving the financial wellbeing of New Zealanders.
We offer the freedom to work in a flexible environment, we respect and encourage diversity and we are committed to delivering great outcomes for our customers.
This opportunity is rare and ideal for those seeking to further their underwriting experience and specialise in life insurance.
If you’re looking for a rewarding career at a great place to work, then Suncorp New Zealand could be the place for you.
If this role is of interest to you, please apply online today!