Senior Underwriter - Financial Lines - Major Accounts

Job Title: Senior Underwriter - Financial Lines - Major Accounts
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 119-LB50
Contact Name: Lorraine Backhouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 23, 2019 07:32

Job Description

About the role:
  • Working within Major Accounts, you will look after some of Australia's largest businesses
  • Responsible for an existing portfolio of clients, throughout New South Wales and Queensland, travel will be involved
  • Working closely within the Sydney team of Underwriters to maximise opportunities to develop business within financial lines
  • Providing strong technical underwriting expertise within major accounts, using appropriate endorsements and adequate pricing structure
  • Developing close relationships and offering expert advice to customers, brokers and within the Major Accounts team
  • Ensuring underwriting guidelines are followed, as well as determining acceptability of new lines and renewals
  • Responsible for the preparation, delivery and negotiation of quotations
  • Increasing awareness of products and appetite, via presentations, to producers and insureds

About you:
  • With a high degree of technical underwriting experience within Financial Lines, coupled with a high level of exposure with working with Brokers, internal customers and insureds
  • Developing solutions to and making recommendations for coverage and manuscripting policies
  • You will have in depth understanding of pricing and modelling
  • Analysis of claims 
  • Developing and following marketing plan, working on large, complex accounts
  • You will have a sound understanding of the market/competitors
  • Proven experience of successfully retaining and developing business within the corporate/major accounts market
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with a highly professional and confident manner

The benefits:
  • Global brand and market leader in General Insurance
  • Up to $150,000 Base + Super + Discretionary Bonus (16%)
  • Great company culture and collaborative team environment
  • New division, based in Sydney CBD

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