Senior Underwriter
QBE Insurance
NEZ, New, Auckland
5d ago

Primary Details

Time Type : Full timeWorker Type : Employee

Senior Underwriter

Location : Auckland, NZ

Type : Permanent, Full Time

Your part in a changing world

At QBE, we’re driven by our purpose to give people the confidence to achieve their ambitions.

We are an international insurer and reinsurer offering a diverse portfolio of commercial, personal and specialty products, as well as risk management solutions.

Our product portfolio includes property, motor, crop, energy, marine and aviation. We employee a team of more than 11,800 people, in 27 countries around the world.

The opportunity

As a Specialist Corporate Financial Lines & Casualty Underwriter your key role is to underwrite new business and renewals of high complexity and / or value within set underwriting guidelines, authority levels and service standards.

In this role you will :

Actively manage Corporate Financial Lines and Casualty renewal portfolio and new business targets

Underwrite complex Financial Lines and Casualty risks in accordance with defined limits of authority, organizational policy and underwriting standards

Actively manage strengthen relationships with all stakeholders to deliver business retention, growth and profitability targets

Deliver timely decisions and problem solving solutions to customers and intermediaries

Materially contribute to the development and implementation of the Business Unit’s Business Plan.

Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders for profitable growth

Monitor, review and comply with all underwriting standards, procedures and processes

Contribute to continuous quality improvement processes

Work in collaboration with all areas of QBE to leverage opportunities

Actively increase and share knowledge of QBE capability, risk appetite and products as well as brokers’ operations to strengthen our delivery of innovative solutions.

Monitor and communicate activity within your portfolio, brokers and competitors and report on opportunities and risks to improve results.

Maintain in-depth knowledge of current legislation, best practice, underwriting, systems, products and organizational guidelines

Demonstrate and share an understanding of the market and trends

Lead and model QBE DNA

Contribute to the development, mentoring and managing of Underwriters, Trainees and Assistant Underwriters

Preferred Skills

Advanced negotiation and problem-solving skills

Building relationships, communicating, negotiating and influencing at a senior level within the insurance industry

Advanced analytical and research skills

Preferred Experience

Relevant Corporate Financial Lines & Casualty underwriting experience

Strong established customer / broker relationships with Corporate brokers

Preferred Knowledge

Advanced knowledge of the industry

Extensive knowledge of relevant market conditions

Working knowledge of risk management, portfolio management and underwriting

We are here to support you

We offer a range of benefits to help provide holistic support for your work life, whatever your circumstance. As a QBE employee, we will offer you :

Hybrid Working a mix of working in the office and at home to enhance your work / life balance

The ability to maximise retirement savings through enhanced superannuation benefits

Flexible leave options, including the ability to purchase additional annual leave

Access to Share the Care’ 12 weeks’ gender-equal paid flexible leave for all new parents, including paid superannuation

Access to REACH My Best’ - free holistic wellbeing coaching, nutritional, financial and legal advice, and confidential counselling

Our At My Best’ wellbeing program, including a free 12-month subscription to meditation app Headspace

Access to Family and Domestic Violence leave and support through QBE’s Family Domestic Violence First Responder Network

Discounts on insurance products and a range of lifestyle goods and services.

Join us.

Click APPLY to submit your application.

The successful applicant(s) will need to initiate work rights, police, employment and credit checks through our online provider prior to receiving an offer from QBE.

All checks must be completed and cleared prior to your first day.

Internal applicants, please advising your manager before making a formal application and please be aware that if successful, you may be required to complete police and credit checks as a condition of offer.

QBE recognise the value of diverse perspectives and experience. We are committed to an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected for who they are.

If we can provide support with access requirements, alternative work arrangements or you would like to connect with one of our networks please contact us at recruitment

Application Close Date : 18 / 10 / 2021 11 : 59 PM

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