General Manager / Underwriting Manager Property

Job Title: General Manager / Underwriting Manager Property
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: $200K +
Reference: 2859706PM
Contact Name: Paul Murphy
Job Published: January 11, 2019 10:31

Job Description

My client is a international insurer with presence throughout the South Pacific region. With a strong investment in technology, a forward thinking leadership team and a strong growth in recent years they are in an exceptional position to further grow.

The newly created position of General Manager - Underwriting will see you responsible for:
  • Leading the local underwriting team (currently about 14 FTE's)
  • Providing underwriting support to 2-3 smaller countries in the pacific 
  • Ensuring underwriting guidelines are in place and being used
  • Development of the current team to write all line of business (Property and Motor are the current major lines of business
  • Fostering effective broker relationships to continue to win new and profitable business
  • Looking at underwriting technology solutions to drive efficiencies (especially in the direct business)
  • Supporting the local CEO and acting as COO

You will be able to demonstrate 
  • Significant underwriting experience across commercial Property and Motor underwriting 
  • Proven ability to write long term profitable business 
  • A strong leadership capability specifically within commercial underwriting 
  • The ability to develop trusted and long lasting broker relationships 
  • An ability to understand cultural diversity in leading teams for optimum performance 
  • A detailed understanding of the metrics within the insurance industry 
  • A willingness to relocate to Fiji to take the role if successful

In return for your hard work and experience you will be rewarded with:
  • A full expat salary package including:
    • Base salary
    • Full housing allowance - fully paid housing and bills paid
    • Company car
    • Great leave entitlement
    • A number of flights home each year fully funded
    • Bonus scheme based on performance 
    • Career development opportunities within the wider group

This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced underwriting leader that is looking for that next step into a General Manager role and then to a Chief Operating Officer whilst enjoying a tropical lifestyle and a forward thinking employer.

For more information on this position please apply online or call Paul on +61  93465282

Please note that only candidates that meet the above criteria can be considered and responded to due to the high response anticipated for this position