Principal Underwriter - Management Position - Life Insurance

Job Title: Principal Underwriter - Management Position - Life Insurance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: On Experience
Reference: 2704464
Job Published: April 03, 2018 14:02

Job Description

My client is looking to appoint a leadership position within their Life Insurance Underwriting team based in Sydney.

You will be responsible for:
  • Leading the NSW underwriting team
  • Directly managing a team of underwriters and senior underwriters on a day to day basis
  • Managing workflow
  • Developing skills of underwriters and senior underwriters
  • Driving and implementing change 
  • Sign off on above authority limit cases 
  • Ensuring SLA's are being achieved
  • Building advisor relationships
You will be able to demonstrate:
  • Significant people leadership experience (ideally in underwriting but not essential)
  • Technical underwriting skills across all retail products - Life/IP/TPD
  • A passion for developing people
  • The ability to manage change through effective leadership
  • A willingness to embrace a new way of working within underwriting and ability to bring your team along this journey.
You will be rewarded with:
  • Generous salary, bonus and benefits package 
  • A business committed to your development and your teams development 
  • A Innovative culture with a strong desire to change the way underwriting takes place within Australia
  • A commitment to a solid work/life balance
  • Ongoing career opportunities both within underwriting and to the wider business 
For more information on this role or a confidential career conversation about this and other roles within life underwriting please contact Paul Murphy on 02 9346 5282