Innovation/Technical Underwriter - Life Insurance $190K + Bonus

Job Title: Innovation/Technical Underwriter - Life Insurance $190K + Bonus
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2799541
Contact Name: Paul Murphy
Job Published: August 20, 2018 19:03

Job Description

My client is a respected life insurer that is associated with innovation, strong technology and a strong growth model.

Specifically within the Underwriting head office team based in Sydney this is a newly created position that will fall under the technical underwriting function but will have a focus on innovation, the future state of underwriting and technology enhancements to support the national underwriting teams.

Specifically the role will see you responsible for:
  • Engaging with key internal stakeholders to propose enhancements across the underwriting function that will lead to greater efficiencies in the underwriting application process
  • Work with the business analysts to identify opportunities to improve underwriting functions through better workflow, increased automation, new technology opportunities
  • Work extensively on the underwriting rules engine to determine new rules that will assist in growing the straight through processing rates
  • Lead user testing and new technology testing opportunities 
  • Innovation in underwriting
You will be able to demonstrate
  • Significant experience in life insurance underwriting (ideally as an underwriter in retail or group)
  • An exceptional understanding of underwriting process and procedures within life insurance
  • A detailed understanding of all products within Life Insurance in the Australian market
  • Experience in technical development and deployment of underwriting automated solutions
  • A flare for innovation within underwriting
You will be rewarded with 
  • A strong salary package (based on experience)
  • High level of flexibility 
  • An autonomous role that allows a great degree of freedom
  • An opportunity to genuinely innovate Australia's underwriting for the future and lead the way
For more information or a confidential discussion please call Paul on 02 9346 5282

Other Life Underwriting roles we are recruiting include:
  • Principal Underwriter - Brisbane 
  • Technical Underwriter - Sydney - High URE and Projects based role
  • Senior Underwriter - Sydney 
  • Senior Underwriter - Melbourne - 4 days per week

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