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Underwriter, Crisis Management

Underwriter, Crisis Management

Apply Now Location: Brisbane
Job Type: Permanent
Applications Close: 15.12.2017

  • Global company
  • Competitive salary package
  • Career development opportunities
  • Teamwork culture
  • Brisbane based

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our Crisis Management team as an Underwriter reporting to the Vice President, Crisis Management – Asia Pacific.
This is a permanent role commencing January 2018 and is based in Brisbane.

About the role – you will be responsible for:
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with brokers and clients to facilitate the marketing and sale and training of the LIU brand and products;
  • Reviewing, rating and underwriting target new business and renewal business in line with LIU’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;
  • Managing the portfolio to ensure growth and retention;
  • 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 LIU at industry social events, conferences and other relevant market related presentations.
  • Working closely with claims department, risk management and all other key internal stakeholders to promote LIU’s “integrated business unit approach”
About you - you will have:
  • Previous relevant General (non-Life) Insurance industry experience with at least 5 years underwriting experience;
  • Strong relationship building skills and experience within portfolio management approach;
  • Proven ability to work independently;
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills;
  • Strong negotiation skills & Strong selling skills;
  • Sound decision making skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to drive for results and focus on outcomes;
  • Strong prioritisation skills;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Business, financial and market acumen awareness/understanding;
  • Investigative, inquisitional and research skills;
  • Prefer someone university educated (but not a must)

If you believe you can make a positive contribution to our team, and want to be a part of LIU’s exciting future, please apply now – we would love to hear from you.


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