National Financial Lines Underwriting Manager

Job Title: National Financial Lines Underwriting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: Excellent salary package
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 2717889
Contact Name: Becky Hyndman
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 20, 2018 08:47

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, you will lead a team of national Financial Lines Underwriters and be responsible for the profitable underwriting of new and renewal business.  This is a market-facing role with daily contact with Brokers and direct contact with clients.

You will have input into the strategic direction of the portfolio and utilise your extensive market knowledge to build and deliver a growth strategy in Australia. 
Your main responsibilities will include:
  • Underwriting new and renewal business; Financial Institutions (Crime, PI, D&O ) and Commercial D&O Liability risks
  • Developing relationships with new and existing Brokers to deliver on growth and profit targets
  • Proactively managing Broker service to enhance the relationship and further develop the portfolio
  • Leading and supporting new product innovation and enhancement
  • Monitoring and guiding portfolio performance to ensure growth and profitability budget achieved
  • Development of portfolio budgets and forecasts
  • Applying knowledge and expertise in the assessment, pricing and acquisition of client insurance accounts
 About you:
  • A strategic thinker with highly developed communication skills
  • Excellent relationship management and business development capabilities
  • A high degree of underwriting capability and technical knowledge for FI & D&O Liability business
  • Significant Insurance Industry experience (essential), ANZIIF membership (ideal)
  • Tertiary qualifications in business related area (preferred)
  • Strong numerical reasoning skills combined with pricing experience
  • Strategic ability to assess whole of portfolio as well as individual risks
If you are interested in this opportunity, please click apply now or call Becky Hyndman on 03 8637 7312 for a confidential conversation.

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