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Underwriter - Casualty | Perth

Apply Now Location: Perth
Job Type: Permanent
Job Area: Casualty
Applications Close: 30.06.2018

Liberty International Underwriters offers specialty and commercial line insurance and reinsurance across Asia Pacific.

Find out what it takes to be part of a global Fortune 100 company that exists to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow

  • Global company
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Career development opportunities
  • Team-work culture
Key Responsibilities
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with brokers and clients to facilitate the marketing and sale and training of the Liberty brand and products.
  • Reviewing, rating and underwriting target new business and renewal business in line with Liberty’s quality selection and adequate pricing guidelines.
  • Developing and executing selling and negotiation strategies to ensure contribution to the profitability of assigned specialty product line(s).
  • Ensuring that brokers and clients receive a high level of underwriting service that differentiates Liberty from its competitors.
  • Ensuring premium payments are received and discrepancies investigated in a timely manner by referring to Debtors report from Finance department;
  • Managing the portfolio to ensure growth and retention;
  • Communicating with other product line Underwriters in order to leverage cross-selling opportunities and deliver a complete service to the broker and client.
  • Providing input into product development and marketing plans including market research, competitor analysis, product design and geographic/segment focus.
  • Reviewing and negotiating policy terms and conditions including assisting with the production of manuscript policy wordings and endorsements.
  • Participating in the execution of marketing plans including representing Liberty at industry social events, conferences and other relevant market related presentations.
  • Providing input into the financial and strategic planning process relative to the product line.
  • Building the Liberty Brand and own profile within the market.
  • Working closely with claims department, risk management and all other key internal stakeholders to promote Liberty’s “integrated business unit approach” and ensure seamless delivery of underwriting services.
  • Providing input into the financial and strategic planning process relative to the product line.
  • Providing technical training and guidance to underwriters/assistant underwriters & underwriting assistants.
  • Contributing to an effective team environment by interacting professionally with all team members and providing development, support and assistance as required.
  • Participating in audits as required and ensuring compliance with all legal, statutory and corporate affairs requirements on a timely basis.
Qualifications and Soft skills
  • Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline would be desirable with HSC (or equivalent) being essential. 
  • Previous relevant experience in the General (non-Life) Insurance industry and in an aligned role with a broker/ insurance company is preferred.
  • Excellent working knowledge of PC based systems and applications such as Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database systems for managing contacts, schedules and calendars is required.
  • Sound Technical Underwriting skills
  • Strong relationship building, selling and negotiation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to drive for results and focus on outcomes with sound decision making skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Business, financial and market acumen awareness/understanding


How to apply:

If you believe you can make a positive contribution to our team and want to be part Liberty’s exciting future we would love to hear from you.
Please click APPLY NOW and attach your CV

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