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Underwriter, Professional & Financial Risks

Underwriter, Professional & Financial Risks

Apply Now Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent
Job Area: Professional & Financial Risks
Applications Close: 15.07.2017

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

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our Professional & Financial Risks team as an Underwriter reporting to the Professional & Financial Risks Manager – Southern Region.

About the role – you will be responsible for:
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with the broker community;
  • Providing a high level of underwriting service to brokers that will differentiate LIU from other competitors;
  • Reviewing, rating and underwriting new business and renewal business by reviewing and negotiating policy terms/conditions including manuscript wording;
  • Fostering cross marketing opportunities and working closely with internal departments to deliver a complete service;
  • Liaising closely with other product line underwriters, and claims teams in order to provide top level customer service;
  • Participating in audits as required;
  • Contributing to an effective team environment by interacting professionally with all team members and providing development, support and assistance as required.
About you - you will have:
  • A minimum of 5 years professional indemnity, directors & officers, financial institutions and other financial lines related products underwriting experience in similar or related classes of business.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience of underwriting concepts, practices, procedures and techniques, including, but not limited to coverage issues, product lines, marketing, computers and product competition within the marketplace.
  • Highly proficient relationship building skills.
  • Strong teamwork philosophy and capability – within own team and across the organisation.
  • Strong verbal and written communications and organizational skills.
  • Strong negotiation, analytical and decision making skills.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Insurance, Business or Finance or related discipline.

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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