Senior Underwriter - Life Insurance - Retail

Job Title: Senior Underwriter - Life Insurance - Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: On experience
Reference: 2926705
Contact Name: Paul Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 22, 2019 15:38

Job Description

My client is a respected and innovative life insurer with significant investment across the entire underwriting function to further enhance the underwriting teams performance and capability. 

The role of Senior Underwriter will see you responsible for:

  • Assessing new applications within agreed service levels 
  • Making sound financial and medical assessments for new applications 
  • Ensuring decisions are in line with my clients underwriting philosophy 
  • Building effective advisor relationships 

You will be able to demonstrate 
  • Strong experience of underwriting all retail life products (IP/TPD in particular)
  • Excellent medical and financial underwriting experience in the Australian market
  • Excellent relationship management skills with advisors 
  • An ability to follow guidelines but also look for opportunity to write profitable business by using your own sound judgement in assessing new applications
You will be rewarded with:

  • An excellent salary based on experience in the role
  • A flexible working environment 
  • A progressive company that is investing heavily into underwriting 
  • The opportunity for career progression within underwriting and the wider business in the future
  • Excellent leadership, strong team culture and good working environment 

Immediate interviews are being held so please apply online now with full CV if this role is of interest, all applications will be treated with confidentiality.

If you would like further information or a confidential career conversation about this and other roles please contact Paul Murphy with a telephone number via email on 

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