We are always interested to hear from talented and committed professionals

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.


As an experienced Underwriter you will be responsible for the personal underwriting of medium to complex risk within our portfolios and sectors within delegated underwriting authority and in accordance with the Company's laid down strategies to support the profitable growth of the business. In 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 and based within the Perth office, 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
  • Contribute to the development of a workplace learning environment

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 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 5+ 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.

Please find the Position Description below:

Senior Underwriter WA

If this sounds like the role for you, send a current resume and cover letter to

Applications close 29th May 2020


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.