Technical Underwriting Manager

Job Title: Technical Underwriting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2653363ENS
Contact Name: Lorraine Backhouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 02, 2018 15:17

Job Description

Join this global organisation and become part of a newly created team. The organisation are focused on delivering a world-class, efficient and customer centric service, it is critical to them to ensure the effective risk management of this new portfolio.

You will be part of the senior management team, where there will be a number of experts overseeing Quality, Technical, Disputes and Operational needs, to support stakeholders and the Underwriting Team.

  • Monitoring underwriting activities to ensure technical compliance with underwriting guidelines
  • Responsible for heading meetings regarding delegation decisions and addressing disputes/complaints
  • Establishing strong relationships with builders, distributors and advisors, being the subject matter expert with key industry stakeholders
  • Providing technical expertise, training and guidance to the underwriting team and external stakeholders
  • Drive a series of education and engagement initiatives to enhance builder experience
  • Taking a proactive lead to identify and carry out activities to establish forums and communication to support continued education and engagement of builders
  • Fully understand industry issues, drivers and trends for all sizes of building businesses, working collaboratively to identify and deliver customer needs

  • Highly experienced in technical underwriting, 10 years experience
  • In depth knowledge of residential building and builders warranty insurance
  • Thorough understanding of credit and risk management, credit rating and rating services
  • Demonstrated credibility within the builders arena, distributors with a strong presence and influencing skills
  • Highly commercially aware with a great deal of business experience, strong organisation and co-ordinating skills
  • A self motivated, proactive personality, with the ability to take ownership of business initiatives


Please forward your resume to be considered for this interesting and challenging role. This opportunity is part of a new team, it's an exciting time to join this global company.