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.
Regional Underwriting Manager - QLD
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 segmentsReporting to the State Manager this role leads a small team of Underwriters and drives the underwriting and renewals management for the QLD Team 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 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.
Reporting to the State Manager the key responsibilities of the role are;
1. Undertake underwriting activities in line with the approved Company’s underwriting and pricing strategies
2. Support Business Development strategies and initiatives to grow a sustainable and profitable business
3. Deliver professional and efficient customer service to brokers, clients and internal stakeholders
4. Assist the State Manager and Portfolio Managers in maximising the profitability of the designated Region
5. Lead, coach and support direct reports and reporting functions to embrace Ansvar’s values and to effectively carry out their roles
6. Contribute to the alignment of risk and compliance management practices within the designated portfolio by sitting at the first line of defence
7. Contribute to the development of the policy wording and assist in cultivating a workplace learning environment
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 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 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 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.
Applications for this role close cob Friday 16th October 2020
The Business Development Underwriting Manager Strategic Accounts – New South Wales (NSW) is responsible for ensuring that their state’s portfolio achieves its GWP budget within loss ratios through the development of new business and maintenance of existing accounts for our Key Strategic Partnerships.
The Business Development Underwriting Manager Key Accounts - NSW is also responsible for the personal underwriting of large and/or complex new business cases, schemes and endorsements, within delegated underwriting authority and in accordance with the Company’s laid down strategies to support the profitable growth of the business.
This role is responsible for the Relationship management of our Key Strategic Accounts .
Reporting to the National Development Manager this role will require travel to existing and new clients and brokers.
The key responsibilities of the Business Development Underwriting Manager Strategic Accounts are
1.Manage the growth and maintenance of profitable, sustainable business within the NSW portfolio of business with our Key Strategic partnerships
2. Personal Underwriting of New Business cases, schemes and endorsements for the NSW portfolio
3. Assist Underwriting department in maximising the profitability of Casualty, Property, Financial Lines and BizPack portfolio’s
4. Contribute to the alignment of risk and compliance management practises to Ansvar’s strategic objectives by sitting in the first line of defence
5.Deliver professional and efficient customer service to clients, brokers and distribution partners as well as internal colleagues
6.Contribute to developing a workplace learning environment
As an experienced Business Development Underwriting Manager 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 have excellent people skills and experience dealing directly with brokers and clients as well as maintaining good relationships with colleagues and business partners. Previous experience, relationships with our Key Customers e.g. AON, Marsh preferred
You will have at least 10 years experience working in business development and underwriting roles within the general insurance industry, with excellent commercial lines product knowledge . You will completed or be undertaking insurance qualifications to ANZIIF Senior 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.
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
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 cob Friday 9th October 2020
*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.