Underwriting Assistant, Property
Auckland City, AUK
3d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland City, AucklandFunctional Area : TH - OtherEstimated Travel Percentage (%) : Relocation Provided : AIG Insurance New Zealand LimitedThis is a 10 month (parental leave) contract opportunity.

Your future teamAIG’s underwriters develop insurance solutions that address the exposures of companies and individuals, and embody AIG’s tradition of innovation, bringing to market groundbreaking insurance solutions for our changing world.

AIG’s underwriters help to find insurance solutions for risks from a range of areas including life insurance, aviation, financial lines, casualty, environmental, catastrophic events, high net worth individuals, and boardroom liabilities.

  • Reporting to the Head of Property, you will contribute to the growth and profitability of the Property business unit by providing underwriting and administration support to the underwriting team;
  • ensure exceptional customer service to both internal and external parties and consistently meet service levels and performance targets in terms of volume, accuracy and quality.

    Your contribution at AIGAs a contributor at AIG you are the one the clients turn to in times of need. You act with speed, composure, compassion and knowledge to solve problems and the work you do every day is the heart of AIG’s business.

    Key Accountabilities and ResponsibilitiesAssist in underwriting of new and renewal business in accordance with underwriting guidelines, relevant underwriting authority and AIG principles.

    Assist the underwriting team with administration support. Tasks include inputting data for renewals, issuing decline letters, file maintenance, communicating with external Brokers to follow up submissions and closings, updating tracking IT systems, checking closings received from external Brokers, clearing unallocated cash and any other task required to support the underwriters at renewal or midterm.

    Prepare formal documentation in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with Profit Centre and corporate standards, and in line with compliance with regulatory standards.

    Develop and improve office systems on an ongoing basis as directed.Work with the underwriting team to drive the use of underwriting platforms.

    Assist senior members of the team with data analytics and portfolio management / analysis.Assist in the implementation of business plans in accordance and company direction including technology and the digital delivery of products to the market.

    Work closely with Underwriters to ensure the maintenance / development of solid working relationships with brokers to create business opportunities.

    Proactively keep up to date with industry, business issues and trends.Ensure client service metrics as agreed by Profit Centre are adhered to.

    Maintain accurate files, registers and records to contribute to management reporting and timely service and policy issuance.

    Complete all delegated projects in the manner expected and requested by the Manager.Full participation in local and regional training (underwriting and personal skills).

    What we are looking forExcellent relationship management skillsDemonstrates understanding of insurance principlesAble to navigate and switch between multiple proprietary, vendor, web-based and standard computer systemsCompetence on ExcelLearning Agility - Demonstrates a growth mindset through an ability and willingness to learn from experiences and new situationsAbility to anticipate client needs and act proactivelyAbility to identify problems and match appropriate solutionsDemonstrate attention to detail to ensure accurate documentation is maintainedIt has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc.

    its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

    At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability.

    Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

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