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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 Underwriter role is an integral position within the Organisation responsible for the profitability, management and development of the Company’s underwriting operations and high risk portfolios. The portfolio consists of various product lines, including General Public and Product Liability, Personal Accident, Management Liability, Professional Indemnity and Cyber.

Reporting to the Long Tail Portfolio Manager and based within the Melbourne head office, key responsibilities will include:

  • 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

  • Contribute to the development of a workplace learning environment

    The Underwriter 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 also display a flexible attitude with a ‘can-do’ approach and a willingness to assist as required, this includes providing your expertise and knowledge to other functions of the business.  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 and up to date knowledge in most aspects of general insurance, including a practical understanding of insurance principles, policies, pricing, reinsurance, claims and risk management is essential. You will have at least 8 years’ experience working in a underwriting capacity, 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 a dynamic 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 work environment and the opportunity to build a rewarding career.

    If this sounds like the role for you, send a current resume and cover letter by selecting the apply button now.

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  • The Underwriter role is an integral position within the Organisation responsible for the profitability, management and development of the Company’s underwriting operations and high risk portfolios. This includes underwriting of the property and motor lines of business in accordance with the Company’s laid down strategies to support the profitable growth of the business.

    Reporting to the Short Tail Portfolio Manager and based within the Melbourne head office, key responsibilities will include:

  • 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

  • Contribute to the development of a workplace learning environment

    The Underwriter 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 also display a flexible attitude with a ‘can-do’ approach and a willingness to assist as required, this includes providing your expertise and knowledge to other functions of the business. 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 and up to date knowledge in most aspects of general insurance, including a practical understanding of insurance principles, policies, pricing, reinsurance, claims and risk management is essential. You will have at least 8 years’ experience working in a underwriting capacity, 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 a dynamic 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 work environment and the opportunity to build a rewarding career.

    If this sounds like the role for you, send a current resume and cover letter by selecting the apply button now.

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  • We're looking for expressions of interest for an SME Underwriter to join our team based in our Melbourne Head Office.

    The role will be responsible for the personal underwriting of small to medium renewal policies within the Commercial sector. They will provide administrative and policy support, including accurate input of related data, such as renewals and cancellations, for policies across all classes of business.

    The primary objective is to deliver professional and efficient customer service to achieve profitable premium growth and underwriting profitability in our core sectors.

    Candidates must be highly disciplined, with excellent planning and time-management skills and the ability to work effectively under tight deadlines and pressure. Displaying a flexible attitude with a 'can-do' approach and a willingness to help out as required is essential.

    You will have demonstrable underwriting capability within the insurance sector, preferably with SME/ Business Pack exposure, and experience dealing directly with brokers and clients. You will have between 2 - 5 years' experience working in an underwriting or underwriting support capacity, with excellent General Insurance product knowledge and minimum Tier 2 Compliance.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to express your interest in joining 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 work for a Company that is committed to providing its employees with a professional, supportive work environment and the opportunity to build a rewarding career.

    If this sounds like the place for you, send a current resume and cover letter by selecting the apply button now.

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    The Customer Risk Solutions Advisor is responsible for the development of customer risk solutions whilst assisting with increasing the growth and profitability of the Company through the reduction of risk exposure, enhancement of the retention of business and assist with the growth of new business development. This role is based from our NSW office. Reporting in to the General Manager - Risk Solutions, the key responsibilities will consist of, but are not limited to:

  • Provide ongoing risk advice and valuation services to brokers and clients nationally

  • Develop industry leading training / presentations / information provided on relevant risk topics to clients, brokers and internal colleagues

  • Deliver professional and efficient customer service to brokers and distribution partners, as well as internal colleagues

  • Provide technical risk management support to all relevant stakeholders with particular focus on supporting our Clients to understand and mitigate their risks.

    In order to help our customers make informed decisions, Ansvar Insurance has incorporated the use of state-of-the-art drones and technologies into our risk quality surveying. This involves our Customer Risk Solutions Advisors using a combination of drones, laser technology, photogrammetry and 360 degree cameras to allow quick and efficient image and data capture. The use of drones together with lasers and photogrammetry, has truly evolved the service.

    These state-of-the-art technologies provide the safest, fastest and most accurate way to collect and assess data. The collected data is processed into an informative report for the customer that includes a quality rating, recommendations to mitigate risks and a clear pathway for their organisation to improve their risk quality rating.

    This role requires 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. At least 5 years’ experience in a risk management, underwriting or claims role within the general insurance industry. Tertiary qualifications in Engineering or Risk Management will be highly regarded. Experience in the above mentioned technologies would also be seen as an advantage but is not critical.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to 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. Additionally you will have access to a range of rewarding Company benefits as a valued team member.

    If this sounds like the role for you, send a current resume and cover letter by selecting the Apply Now button below.

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  • The SME Product Manager is responsible for the profitability, underwriting and management of the Company’s SME business. This includes developing underwriting and rating strategies for the SME business; developing and maintaining policy wordings and supporting documentation; performance monitoring and delivering technical training to colleagues.

    Reporting to the Chief Underwriting Officer and based within the Melbourne head office, key responsibilities will include:

    • Hold accountability and control of the SME business

    • Provide technical underwriting support to all relevant stakeholders

    • Align risk and compliance management with practices within the SME business by sitting at the first line of defence

    • Develop business plans to deliver on annual financial and strategic targets

    • Lead, coach and support internal stakeholders to embrace Ansvar’s values and to effectively carry out their roles

    • Communicate and oversee the implementation of Company strategy and policies to all reporting functions

    You will have responsibility for managing and growing the portfolio of commercial business, you will assist our Regional and Head office underwriters in assessing terms and rates for new business, renewals and endorsements. You will provide advice to clients on any technical matters related to the commercial portfolio. Further, you will build relationships with our key clients and intermediaries to ensure increased market presence. The successful incumbent will also have demonstrable leadership ability, team development and management, and excellent interpersonal skills.

    You will have a strong background in the SME underwriting space, with at least 10 years’ experience in the General Insurance industry. You will also have completed or be undertaking insurance qualifications to ANZIIF Senior Associate level and/or have relevant tertiary qualifications related to insurance.

    This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic organisation, which is passionate about being the first choice for our customers. In return, you will gain extensive exposure to the commercial insurance industry. Additionally you will have access to a range of rewarding Company benefits as a valued team member.

    If this sounds like the role for you, send a current resume and cover letter by selecting the apply button now.

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    The Technical Operations Specialist is responsible for embedding and promoting a culture of high risk management across the underwriting team.

    Reporting to the Chief Underwriting Officer and based within the Melbourne head office, key responsibilities will include:

    • Review underwriting management policies and be the point of contact between the Schemes, Underwriters and respective portfolio managers
    • Develop and maintain an effective technical training program for Underwriting and Business Development teams
    • Assist with strategic projects as directed by the Chief Underwriting Officer
    • Manage and coordinate the Underwriting Technical Quality Assessment Program
    • Deliver professional and efficient customer services to internal colleagues
    • Contribute to developing a workplace learning environment
     

    You will have strong interpersonal and leadership skills as well as being an energetic person who is passionate about driving organisational change. You will be able to interpret and manage statutory, contractual, legislative and regulatory obligations for organisational compliance in order to undertake risk identification to determine and manage risk exposure strategies.

    You will have a strong background in underwriting with at least 10 years’ experience in the General Insurance industry.  You will also have completed or be undertaking insurance qualifications to ANZIIF Senior Associate level and/or have relevant tertiary qualifications related to insurance.

    This is a great opportunity to 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. Additionally you will have access to a range of rewarding Company benefits as a valued team member.

    If this sounds like the role for you, send a current resume and cover letter by selecting the apply button now.

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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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