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Ansvar strives to be an employer of choice and recognises that all of our employees are a point of differentiation and a valuable asset. Through highly skilled and motivated employees we deliver excellent customer service to our stakeholders, resulting in Ansvar being the first choice for customers in our core segments.

We are innovative, collaborative, accountable, agile and professional – these values drive our success.

We have a “will do” approach and are focussed on offering solutions. We are committed to helping you deliver on our values and will ensure you have access to continued to development. We look forward to your positive contribution to the ongoing success and growth of Ansvar.

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The State Manager - New South Wales (NSW) is a critical role within the Organisation .

The State Manager is responsible for leading the performance of Ansvar NSW and ACT operations and distribution team to achieve the Company strategic objectives and vision.

About the role

Reporting to the General Manager – Client Solutions and based within the Sydney CBD office, key responsibilities will include:

1. Grow profitable, sustainable business by building and maintaining productive business relationships with, and delivering outstanding customer service to, Ansvar’s distribution partners and customers

2. Lead, coach and support direct reports and reporting functions to embrace Ansvar’s values and to effectively carry out their roles

3. Effectively communicate and oversee the implementation of Company strategy and policies to all reporting functions

4. Develop business plans to deliver on annual financial and strategic targets

5. Contribute to the alignment of risk and compliance management practises to Ansvar’s strategic objectives by sitting in the first line of defence

About You

The Successful Candidate will have;

Strong business and commercial acumen with excellent planning and time-management skills.

A modern and progressive approach to business practices, coupled with the ability to identify and develop practical strategies for your state's operations to implement and secure new business opportunities that fit within our risk appetite.

Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders

Experience in leading, coaching and developing your team to ensure direct reports are performing to agreed targets / KPIs

10 years underwriting experience working in the general insurance industry, with a minimum of 3+ years’ experience working within a senior sales leadership position.

Completed or be undertaking insurance qualifications to ANZIIF Senior Associate level and/or have relevant tertiary qualifications related to insurance.

More information regarding the role can be found in the Position Description.

State Manager - NSW

In return, you will gain extensive exposure to the general insurance industry and work for a Company that is committed to providing its employees with a professional, supportive environment and the opportunity to build a rewarding career. In addition Ansvar offers flexible working arrangements.

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About the Role

Ansvar is looking to recruit an experienced underwriter to join our Adelaide Team

As an experienced Underwriter you will be responsible for the personal underwriting of medium to complex risk within our portfolios and sectors.  This role you will also be responsible for maximising existing and new business opportunities sourced by the State’s Business Development team in partnership with the Regional Underwriting Manager .

Reporting to the Regional Underwriting Manager  key responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the growth and maintenance of profitable, sustainable business within all allocated State's portfolio of business
  • Undertake personal underwriting of the portfolio
  • Deliver professional and efficient customer service to brokers and distribution partners, as well as internal colleagues
  • Assist the Portfolio Manager in maximising the profitability of the portfolio
  • Contribute to the alignment of risk and compliance management practises within the portfolio by sitting at the first line of defence
  • Act as a technical point of authority concerning the portfolio

 About you

  • 5+ years experience working in an underwriting capacity
  • An understanding of insurance risk management including reinsurance
  • Proven ability to develop and implement practical strategies to secure new business and retention of renewals
  • Display excellent collaboration, communication and negotiation skills both internally and externally
  • Proven ability to assist in the development and implementation of effective risk management strategies within the general insurance industry
  • Excellent people skills and ability to build and maintain good relationships with colleagues, business partners and customers
  • Excellent team player with previous experience in effectively training and supporting underwriters and new starters.

More information regarding the role can be found in the Position Description.

Senior Underwriter -SA

This is a fantastic opportunity to express your interest in joining an organisation that is passionate about being the first choice for our customers.

In return, you will gain extensive exposure to the general insurance industry and work for a Company that is committed to providing its employees with a professional, supportive environment and the opportunity to build a rewarding career. In addition Ansvar offers flexible working arrangements .

Applications for this role close 29 November 2021

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About the role

The Underwriter is responsible for the personal underwriting of the less complex risks within our portfolios and sectors.

Reporting to the Regional Underwriting Manager your responsibilities of the role will include;

Assist in the growth and maintenance of profitable, sustainable new business and growth within our business.

Undertake personal underwriting of the schemes and small to medium sized policies, including new business .

Deliver professional and efficient customer service to clients, brokers and distribution partners, ensuring internal accessibility at all times.

Assist the State Manager and Technical Solutions team in maximising the profitability of Ansvar’s portfolio.

About you

As an experienced Underwriter you must be highly disciplined, with excellent planning and time management skills and the ability to work effectively to deliver viable results for the Company. You will be a team player, and assist in sharing knowledge and skill across the Company to ensure a culture of continuous learning and development.

You will have demonstrable underwriting capability within the general insurance sector and experience dealing directly with brokers and clients. Possessing a proven track record of meeting KPIs/business goals and targets. You will have at least 3-5 years’ experience working in Underwriting within the general insurance industry, with excellent commercial lines product knowledge and completed or be undertaking insurance qualifications to ANZIIF Associate level and/or have relevant tertiary qualifications related to insurance

This is a fantastic opportunity to express your interest in joining an organisation that is passionate about being the first choice for our customers.

More information regarding the role can be found in the Position Description attached;

Underwriter

In return, you will gain extensive exposure to the general insurance industry and work for a Company that is committed to providing its employees with a professional, supportive environment and the opportunity to build a rewarding career. In addition Ansvar offers flexible working arrangements and is willing to relocate the right candidate for this role.

Applications for this role close Friday 29 October 2021.

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About the role 

The Web Developer is responsible for the development, maintenance and providing technical support for Ansvar Insurance’s web applications, interfaces, and supporting technologies. These include both internal and external facing applications.

Reporting to IT Manager accountabilities for the role include;

  • Manage consistent delivery of the web technologies and applications
  • Develop and implement application improvements and updates
  • Deliver professional and efficient customer service to internal colleagues
  • Provide technical consultative support and contribute to developing a workplace learning environment
  • Support testing activities
 

About you

To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate the following qualifications, experience and skills:

  • Tertiary qualification in IT related discipline
  • Highly skilled in use of internet development tools and internet programming/scripting languages, including but not limited to: ASP .NET C# HTML CSS JavaScript JQuery (or similar) AJAX SQL SSIS
  • Experience with TFS (Admin exp), SharePoint, VBA, and workflow solutions
  • At least 5 years’ experience working as a Web Developer, preferably within the finance or insurance industries
  • Strong personal, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to establish rapport and negotiate with key internal and external stakeholders to achieve Company objectives
  • Excellent listening and communication skills plus the ability to receive and provide constructive feedback
  • Sets and maintains high standards of performance, both personally and for the Company
  • Excellent people skills and ability to build and maintain good relationships with colleagues, business partners and customers
 

More information regarding the role can be found in the Position Description attached;

Web Developer

In return, you will gain extensive exposure to the general insurance industry and work for a Company that is committed to providing its employees with a professional, supportive environment and the opportunity to build a rewarding career.

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About the role

The Operations Analyst is responsible for supporting the National Operations Manager – Client Solutions in leading, establishing and maintaining a constant and disciplined approach that will enable the delivery of Ansvar Client Solutions strategies and Business Plan initiatives. The role operates across a diverse range of operational disciplines as well as interacts with a diverse group of stakeholders

Reporting to National Operations Manager Accountabilities for the role include;

• Enhance standard operations procedures, documentation and process mapping, review and enhance operational controls

• Conduct performance analysis to enhance Client Solutions services delivery

• Undertake analytical work to enhance information for decision making and resource allocation

• Support internal and external Client Solutions communication initiatives

• Contribute to developing a workplace learning environment

About you

To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate the following qualifications, experience and skills:

• Experience in Finance/Audit, Risk and Control environments as well as quality and continuous improvement systems

• Demonstrated experience in process improvement projects and report writing including process mapping and developing operational policies and procedures

• Strong personal, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to establish rapport and negotiate with key internal and external stakeholders to achieve Company objectives

• Up to date knowledge in most aspects of general insurance including a practical understanding of commercial insurance principles, policies, pricing, reinsurance, claims and risk management

• At least 3 or more years’ experience in the Financial Services industry with experience in the general insurance industry (preferred)

• Excellent listening and communication skills plus the ability to receive and provide constructive feedback

More information regarding the role can be found in the Position Description below

Operations Analyst

In return, you will gain extensive exposure to the general insurance industry and work for a Company that is committed to providing its employees with a professional, supportive environment and the opportunity to build a rewarding career.

In addition Ansvar offers flexible working arrangements!

Applications for this role close 23 September 2021

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About the role

The HR Business Partner provides strategic and operational Human Resource Management service and support to the employees of Ansvar. This is achieved through fostering strong relationships with dedicated client groups and working closely with the People & Culture team to deliver innovative HR frameworks, processes and policies to drive effective people and performance outcomes for the organisation. The position is a HR generalist role and requires an understanding of current legislation, Awards, employment case law and the design of people management processes to support the delivery of services.

Reporting to HR Manager Key Accountabilities for the role include;

• Build and sustain strong working relationships with client groups as a ‘trusted advisor’ on strategic and operational HR management issues.

• Develop a clear understanding of the business imperatives of the client groups and link these to Ansvar’s HR systems, tools and programs.

• Provide HR and related support, guidance and advice to Leaders and employees within client groups, to support the achievement of effective teamwork and exceptional performance outcomes.

• Lead, manage and implement specified HR projects across the organisation, ensuring a collaborative and disciplined approach to design and execution.

• Identify and escalate risks (opportunities & threats) and act in accordance with legislation and Ansvar policy.

• Supporting the delivery of a full service, generalist HR function that includes recruitment, remuneration, employee relations and culture.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate the following qualifications, experience and skills:

• Tertiary qualifications in HR or a related discipline .

• In depth HR experience of 3 – 5 years providing high quality advice and guidance to managers on complex and sensitive people matters.

• Proven experience providing advice on HR policy, workplace legislation and Awards to employees and leaders.

• Strong personal, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to establish rapport and negotiate with key internal and external stakeholders to achieve Company objectives.

• Demonstrated commitment to diversity and ethical practice principles and demonstrated knowledge of equal employment opportunity and workplace health and safety, appropriate to the level of the appointment.

• Demonstrated planning, organisational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects, achieve required outcomes and meet deadlines.

• Mercer job evaluation methodology highly desired.

More information regarding the role can be found in the position description

HR Business Partner

In return, you will gain extensive exposure to the general insurance industry and work for a Company that is committed to providing its employees with a professional, supportive environment and the opportunity to build a rewarding career. In addition Ansvar offers flexible working arrangements.

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About the Role

Ansvar is looking to recruit three Senior Underwriters specialising in either Property

The Senior Underwriter will responsible for the personal underwriting of large and or/complex cases with the specific portfolios of business.

Reporting to the National Portfolio Manager responsibilities of the role will include;

  • Undertake personal underwriting of the  Property Portfolio of Business
  • Deliver professional and efficient customer service to brokers and distribution partners, as well as internal colleagues
  • Assist the Portfolio Managers in maximising the profitability of the  portfolio
  • Contribute to the alignment of risk and compliance management practises within the portfolio by sitting at the first line of defence
  • Acting as a technical point of authority concerning the  portfolio

About you

  • 8 years Underwriting within an insurance company specialising in the Property Space
  • An understanding of insurance risk management including reinsurance
  • Proven ability to develop and implement practical strategies to secure new business and retention of renewals
  • Display excellent collaboration, communication and negotiation skills both internally and externally
  • Proven ability to assist in the development and implementation of effective risk management strategies within the general insurance industry
  • Excellent people skills and ability to build and maintain good relationships with colleagues, business partners and customers
  • Excellent team player with previous experience in effectively training and supporting underwriters and new starters.

This is a fantastic opportunity to express your interest in joining an organisation that is passionate about being the first choice for our customers.

In return, you will gain extensive exposure to the general insurance industry and work for a Company that is committed to providing its employees with a professional, supportive environment and the opportunity to build a rewarding career. In addition Ansvar offers flexible working arrangements and is willing to relocate the right candidate for this role.

More information regarding the role can be found on the Position Description here;

Senior Underwriter - Property<

 

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We are currently seeking to appoint an experienced Actuarial Analyst

The Actuarial Analyst – Finance is responsible for assisting with the provision of an effective financial planning, business intelligence and analysis service to the Company, including insightful reporting and demonstrable efficiency. The role will include partnering across the business.

This role is based within the Melbourne head office offers flexible working arrangements.

Reporting to the Analytics Manager the key responsibilities will include:

• Analyse data and calculate the probability of and costs associated with certain events.

• Contribute to the development and maintenance of valuation models and monthly reserving.

• Management Information, Business Intelligence and Business Partnering.

• Provide quantitative and qualitative input into operational business decisions.

The Actuarial Analyst must possess exemplary data analysis and investigatory skills, particularly around data integrity, mining and manipulation. SAS or SQL programming experience would be a strong advantage. The ideal candidate will have superior Microsoft Excel skills complemented by exceptional analytical and numerical capability.

The successful applicant will have a minimum of 2-4 years’ experience as an Actuarial Analyst in a financial and/or pricing capacity along with exposure to the insurance environment.

You will have successfully obtained an Undergraduate Degree in Actuarial studies, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or equivalent relevant disciplines with strong grades.

This is a fantastic opportunity to establish your professional career and join a dynamic Organisation that is passionate about being the first choice for our customers. In return, you will gain extensive exposure to the commercial insurance industry and have access to a range of rewarding Company benefits as a valued team member.

More Information regarding the role can be found here;

Actuarial Analyst - Finance

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As an employee you will enjoy a range of rewarding
benefits, including access to:

  • Discounts on Household and Motor insurance products
  • Community Service Leave
  • Various Reward, Recognition and Incentive programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Various Health & Wellbeing initiatives
  • Various Learning & Development programs, including ANZIIF courses and studies
  • Staff loans

*NB: The above Ansvar benefits are subject to additional requirements and available to eligible employees.

Our business is growing, and so are the opportunities to develop within our team.

As part of our team, you will work closely with other talented and committed professionals. We recruit for technical excellence, enthusiasm and a strong commitment to teamwork.

We are always interested to hear from such individuals. If you think you could add value to our team, please send your expression of interest via the relevant link below.

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