Head of Underwriting

Job Title: Head of Underwriting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2653787
Contact Name: Lesley Martin
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 11, 2018 11:33

Job Description

Join this global organisation and become part of a newly created team. The organisation are focused on delivering a world-class, efficient and customer centric service, it is critical to them to ensure the effective risk management of this new portfolio.

You will be part of the senior level management team, overseeing the underwriting operations. Working with the Quality, Technical, and Relationship Managers, to support the Underwriting Team.

The business is looking for candidates with strong commercial acumen, driven by quality, outstanding communication and negotiation skills.

Managing a large team of underwriters, overseeing workflow, ensuring compliance driven eligibility risk outcomes, as well as service level standards
Ensuring outstanding performance is maintained and supporting underwriters in their developement
Managing customer feedback, implement improvements, dealing with any issues which arise
Delivering training sessions for the team and providing underwriting expertise.
Understanding key drivers of builders and work closely with all stakeholders
Working in partnership with the senior management team to ensure outstanding results

Bring your wealth of underwriting experience in building/builders warranty insurance
Strong customer service focus and business acumen
You will have strong leadership, influencing and communication skills
Exposure to financial analysis, credit and risk management
Outstanding organisational and management skills

Please forward your resume immediate for this great opportunity