Senior Underwriter
Suncorp Group
Wellington, NZ
4d ago

Key responsibilities

will include but not be limited to :

  • Assessing and accepting risks within agreed levels of authority and guidelines
  • Performing all underwriting tasks within agreed service standards
  • Liaising with reinsurers on large and sub-standard cases as required
  • Raising the business’ profile in the market by attending appropriate conferences, seminars and meetings
  • Liaising with doctors and accountants regarding medical and financial assessment when required
  • Supporting and offering guidance to more junior underwriters
  • About you :

  • From 5-7 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
  • Have highly developed conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • 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
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