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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 Regional Underwriting Manager is a key role in delivering on the Company’s underwriting and pricing strategies as well as delivering professional customer service to achieve profitable premium growth and underwriting profitability in our core segments.

Reporting to the Western Region Manager this role leads a small team of Underwriters and drives the underwriting and renewals management for the Western Regions Teams based in Perth and Adelaide across all lines, including short and long tail portfolios. The role also supports the management and development of the Company’s underwriting operations, delivery of on-the-job technical underwriting training and business development strategies to build the core business.

This role can be based in Perth or Adelaide

This is a pivotal role within the Client Solutions team that delivers on the profitable growth of the business in accordance with the Company’s laid down strategies.

The key responsibilities of the role are:

• Undertake underwriting activities in line with the approved Pricing Strategy

• Support Business Development strategies and initiatives to grow a sustainable and profitable business

• Deliver professional and efficient customer service to brokers, clients and internal stakeholders

• Assist the State Manager and Portfolio Managers in maximising the profitability of the designated Region

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

• Contribute to the alignment of risk and compliance management practices within the designated portfolio by sitting at the first line of defence

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

As an experienced Regional Underwriting Manager you must be highly disciplined, with excellent planning and time management skills and the ability to work effectively under tight deadlines and pressure. The Regional Underwriting Manager will have excellent people skills and proven ability to build and maintain good relationships with colleagues, business partners and customers.

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 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 at least 10+ years’ experience working in an underwriting capacity including an understanding of insurance risk management and reinsurance and you will have 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 successful and 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.

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

Regional Underwriting Manager - Western Region

If this sounds like the role for you, send a current resume and cover letter by selecting the apply button now. Applications for this role close Friday 19th March 2021

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The Reinsurance Officer is responsible for assisting with reinsurance reporting as well as delivering accurate and timely financial and management information ans assisting with the delivery of reinsurance accounts to stakeholders.

Reporting to the Reinsurance Manager and based and in Melbourne head office, key responsibilities will include;

  • Manage the Company’s reinsurance reporting and control
  • Manage the Company’s reinsurance accounting
  • Reinsurance process improvement initiatives and relevant Company projects
  • Deliver professional and efficient customer service to internal colleagues
  • Contribute to developing a workplace learning environment
  • Contribute to the alignment of risk and compliance management practises to Ansvar’s strategic objectives by sitting in the first line of defence
 

The Reinsurance Officer must possess strong computer literacy skills in particular Excel and demonstrable experience with utilizing various finance management system, complemented by exceptional analytical and numerical capability.

You will have a strong business acumen combined with technical accounting  and excellent report writing skills.

You will have a passion to deliver exceptional customer service and display an agile and collaborative approach to supporting the Company's Corporate Plan. You will have a minimum 3 years experience in accounting within the general insurance industry and be CPA/CA qualified.

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 on the attached Position Description

Reinsurance Officer

 

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

Applications for the role close March 4 2021

 

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Exciting opportunity for a recent graduate to kick start their career in the General Insurance industry!

The Actuarial Analyst is responsible for providing technical support across the business on rating tools, and assist the Pricing Actuary to develop and implement an effective pricing strategy for Ansvar's general insurance business, including overall pricing, rating structure and business strategies.

Reporting to the  Actuary- Technical Solutions and based within the Melbourne head office, key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and maintain Microsoft Excel based rating tools
  • Act as a subject matter expert in Excel and provide guidance and education to various areas of the business
  • Analyse data and calculate the probability of costs associated with particular events
  • Assist the Pricing Actuary to analyse and monitor product and portfolio performance across all classes of business
  • Contribute to developing a workplace learning environment
  • Contribute to the alignment of risk and compliance management practices to Ansvar's strategic objectives by sitting in the first line of defence

The Actuarial Analyst must possess superior Microsoft Excel skills with VBA, complemented by exceptional analytical and numerical capability. You will be a self-starter who displays a passion for data, and using this data to provide meaningful insights to key stakeholders. You will also possess an aptitude to develop your programming capabilities and utilise such coding as SAS.

 

You will have a passion to deliver exceptional customer service and display an agile and collaborative approach to supporting the Company's Corporate Plan. 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 on the attached Position Description

Actuarial Analyst

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

Applications for the role close March 3 2021

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Ansvar is seeking a dynamic highly capable insurance professional to join the team as a Technical Operations Specialist.

Reporting to the Chief Underwriting Officer and based within the Melbourne head office our Technical Operations Specialist will oversee the management of a range of governance functions that include;

  • Review underwriting management guidelines and manuals in conjunction with Underwriters and the 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
  • Oversee the management of documentation for our SELECT System
  • Contribute to developing a workplace learning environment

To be successful in this role you must have a strong background in underwriting with at least 10 years’ experience in the General Insurance Industry. You would have completed or currently undertaking insurance qualifications to ANZIIF Senior Associate level and/or have relevant tertiary qualifications related to insurance.

As the technical specialist you will be a valuable resource across the business for your knowledge and will provide mentoring and training to underwriting staff. This role will liaise with the Portfolio Managers and Product Underwriters to develop and review training programs to assist with the development of Underwriters.

You must have strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills. Previous experience in developing, reviewing and delivering effective training program is desirable.

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.

The ability to engage and liaise with all levels of staff and management across a variety of departments and divisions will be pivotal to your success in this role

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.

More information regarding the role can be found on the attached Position Description

Technical Operations Specialist

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

Applications for the role close March 3 2021

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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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