State Casualty Underwriting Manager – Commercial | Location – Brisbane
Provide inspirational leadership to a team of Liability & PI Underwriters
Influence national strategy & implement at a State level
Allianz is a FlexReady employer, flexible work options are available
Are you looking for an organisation that has a high level of integrity and professionalism? Do you want challenging work that enables international relationships and sharing of global best practice?
The Commercial division is Allianz Australia's largest distribution channel whose customers include Commercial, Corporate and international buyer groups throughout Australia and New Zealand. We currently have a position for a Casualty Manager to lead and manage the Casualty underwriting team to ensure professional underwriting standards is provided to internal and external customers, to develop and implement required underwriting action plans and to deliver quality service and financial targets to Plan, whilst always ensuring adherence to company risk, underwriting and compliance standards.
It will be your responsibility to:
Lead and coach a high-performing and supportive team of Liability and Financial Lines Underwriters.
Deliver financial goals as set out in plan that meets both GWP and Profit objectives.
Work with Distribution teams to ensure a highly responsive service mindset is adopted that actively contributes to a strong customer centric culture.
Establish a strategic planning rhythm for pipeline and renewal opportunities with Distribution to maximise conversion and retention rates.
Manage workflow processes across the Liability and Financial Lines Underwriting team to ensure market leading customer service is delivered.
Facilitate an inclusive and collaborative environment to build on Allianz’s People Attributes and to ensure diverse thinking/ best outcomes.
Identify local risk and compliance issues to develop and implement resolution plans.
Important to your success:
Extensive experience in an operational Liability or Financial Lines underwriting role.
Proven capability to manage a profitable intermediated insurance portfolio.
Demonstrates enthusiasm and ability to optimise business value to customers by delivering high quality services and positive customer experiences to sustain and enhance the customer base.
Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and industry accreditations, where necessary.
Comprehensive understanding of relevant regulatory and/or legislative compliance requirements that impact the organisation.
Deep ability to interpret and analyse complex information, extract meaningful insights and evaluate options for decision making.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of communicating with clarity, impact and influence.
What's on offer?
Access on-demand lifelong learning and take control of your career development.
Learn through being supported and encouraged to take on new challenges that will help you to develop new skills
Be part of a team that’s open-minded, supportive, approachable and genuinely focused on customer outcomes
We understand about work-life balance, we are always willing to discuss flexible & remote working options with our employees. Allianz is an accredited FlexReady employer.
Access a range of benefits, such as discounts at retailers, travel firms, health insurers, gyms and financial institutions, alongside a significant discount on Allianz insurance products.
At Allianz, we care for all the things that make you, you. For feeling like you belong. For a place where learning never stops. For growing new skills and opening up exciting possibilities. For your curiosity to thrive and help transform an industry. And when life twists, there’s flexibility for balance and the support you need. We know that flexible work comes in different forms, that’s why we’re embracing hybrid teams - enabling employees to maintain a balance of working both in the office and remote, supporting the needs of both the business and individual.
Allianz is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. We do this through delivering a great customer experience that is the result of appreciating each other every single day, showing heart by really listening and seeing things from the perspective of others by always asking, "how can I help?".
Let’s care for tomorrow. For a career with plenty of room to grow. Care to join us?