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Underwriting Manager - Commercial Property QLD

QBE Insurance Brisbane, Australia
Posted 5 days ago Hybrid Job Permanent Competitive
Primary Details
Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee

Underwriting Manager - Commercial Property (QLD)

The opportunity
  • Join a dynamic, high-performing team
  • Elevate your career with a leading insurer!
  • Permanent, Full-Time
  • Brisbane, Queensland
  • Happy to talk 'Flexible Working'
Your new role

Join the dynamic Commercial Underwriting team at QBE as we seek a strategic and visionary Underwriting Manager in our Commercial Property team responsible for the QLD region. In this pivotal role, you will spearhead the execution of our product strategy within the regional business, offering astute leadership, guidance, and technical expertise to our underwriting teams. Your responsibilities will encompass the development, implementation, and ongoing monitoring of our strategic initiatives, ensuring the delivery of specialized advice and support to both internal and external stakeholders. By leveraging your expertise, you will empower QBE to cultivate a profitable portfolio and surpass customer expectations.

Additional Responsibilities:
• Assist in developing, implementing, and monitoring national and regional product strategies in collaboration with Regional Product teams.
• Contribute to cross-business knowledge sharing and best practice development.
• Manage regional product budgets and ensure regulatory compliance.
• Implement uniform process improvements nationwide.
• Uphold underwriting guidelines and standards.
• Support underwriting of complex risks within authority limits and organizational policies.
• Foster relationships with intermediaries.
• Coordinate regional peer audit reviews.
• Some inter-regional travel required.

About you

We are seeking a qualified candidate to join QBE as an Underwriting Manager - Commercial Property. The ideal candidate would possess strong Property underwriting skills coupled with effective leadership management abilities. Experience in cultivating relationships, adept communication, negotiation skills, and the capacity to influence at a senior level within the insurance industry are highly valued. Analytical prowess and adept problem-solving abilities are essential. Previous experience in underwriting or portfolio management roles would be advantageous, along with a proven track record of success in meeting underwriting KPIs aligned with the demands of the position.

About QBE

We can never really predict what's around the corner, but at QBE we're asking the right questions to enable a more resilient future - helping those around us build strength and embrace change to their advantage.

We're an international insurer that's building momentum towards realising our vision of becoming the most consistent and innovative risk partner.

And our people will be at the centre of our success. We're proud to work together, and encourage each other enable resilience for our customers, our environment, our economies and our communities.

With more than more than 13,000 people working across 27 countries, we're big enough to make a real impact, but small enough to provide a friendly workplace, where people are down-to-earth, passionate and kind.

We believe this is our moment - what if it was yours too?

Your career at QBE - let's make it happen!

Benefits

We offer a range of benefits to help provide holistic support for your work life, whatever your circumstances. As a QBE employee you will have access to and benefit from:
  • 'Hybrid Working' - a mix of working from home and in the office to enhance your work/life balance
  • Our 'Thriving at our Best' wellbeing program, including free holistic wellbeing coaching, nutritional, confidential counselling, financial and legal advice
  • 18 weeks' gender-equal flexible leave for all new parents, including paid super
  • The ability to maximise retirement savings through voluntary super contributions and company matching
  • Income protection insurance & reimbursed Death and Total Permanent Disability insurance premiums
  • Additional leave and support through QBE's Family Domestic Violence First Responder Network
  • Discounts on insurance products, car hire, hotels, goods and services including benefits through our various sports and arts sponsorship partners
Rewards & Recognition

We value our employee's experience with us and are proud to have been recognised for the following awards:
  • 2021 LinkedIn Top Employer & HRD Employer of Choice
  • 2020 Best Workplace Diversity & Inclusion and Excellence Award for Best Health & Wellbeing at the Australian HR Awards
  • Gold Employer status for 4 years in a row 2019 - 2022 Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) - the definitive national benchmark on LGBTQI+ workplace inclusion
  • Ranked 6th place in the AAGE Top Graduate Employers 2021 as voted by graduates
  • Top 20 Workplaces for Dads in 2019 and 2020 (HBF Direct Advice for Dads)
  • Family First accredited employer since 2021
Apply now!

APPLY NOW and let's make it happen!

Click APPLY to submit your application. Successful applicants will need to complete work rights, police and credit checks through our online provider as a condition of employment.

QBE recognise the value of diverse perspectives and experience. We are committed to an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected for who they are. If we can provide support with accessibility requirements and adjustments, alternative work arrangements or you would like to connect with one of our employee networks at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us at recruitment@qbe.com

Applications Close - Monday 15th July

Application Close Date: 14/07/2024 11:59 PM

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.
Job ID  324377
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