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Property Underwriter

QBE Insurance Sydney, Australia
Posted 6 days ago Hybrid Job Permanent Competitive
Primary Details
Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee
  • Location: Sydney or Parramatta
  • Type: Permanent, full time
  • Applications Close - 22nd April
The opportunity

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Underwriter to join the Commercial Property Underwriting Team. Your role will be focused on achieving sustainable profit and growth for QBE through the provision of specialist advice, direction and technical support, and the delivery of excellent levels of customer service within your assigned portfolio. You'll also underwrite business in accordance with business plans within set underwriting guidelines, service standards and individual earned underwriting authority.

We are looking for commercially astute individuals who are passionate, customer focused and able to develop strong business relationships both internally and with our select Agency network. You will also bring your initiative and resilience to thrive in a fast-paced changing environment

Your new role

A day in the role may look a bit like this;
  • Underwrite new business and renewals, with a focus on e valuating risk to ensure sustainably profitable growth
  • Build good working relationships with your customers, agency network and internal stakeholders
  • Support the development of strategy, share knowledge and best practice
  • Monitor and review the quality of underwriting activity
  • Maintain strong knowledge of best practice, legislation, and compliance standards
  • Deliver training to upskill agent knowledge base and enhance our proposition
About you

To be successful in this role you will ideally have extensive experience as an Underwriter. You will also have the following skills and attributes;
  • Commercial background will be an advantage
  • Flexibility to work across a changing portfolio
  • Strong customer/broker relationship skills and focus
  • Broad understanding of Property specific underwriting
  • Proven knowledge of relevant market conditions for specific class/portfolio
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
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 11,000 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?

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
  • 12 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
  • Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) Platinum Employer since 2022 - the definitive national LGBTIQ+ benchmark for workplace inclusion recognising employers achieving Gold status for 4 or more years
  • 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

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 access requirements, alternative work arrangements or you would like to connect with one of our networks please contact us at recruitment@qbe.com

Application Close Date: 21/04/2024 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  309697
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