The Opportunity :
We are looking for an Underwriter to join our team, this is your chance to create your career in an exciting environment where anything is possible.
Are you ready to grow your career with us? As an Underwriter for QBE you will underwrite and develop business in accordance with the business plan.
This is an excellent opportunity for you to own and manage your own book of business.
Your responsibilities for this role may include, but are not limited to :
Support the development of the annual business plan for the portfolio and ensure delivery of the plan
Perform underwriting activities in accordance with all legal and regulatory requirements to ensure obligations are met
Underwrite complex insurance risks in accordance with the business plan and the personal authority to meet business objectives.
Adhere to underwriting standards, instructions and good practice to minimise risk and maximise efficiency
Ensure the recording and measurement of insurance risks to ensure accuracy and good practice
Act as a technical expert to support the identification of issues and opportunities within area of expertise
Establish and strengthen strong relationships with stakeholders including customers, brokers, business partners and colleagues, to maximise influence and achieve business objectives
Demonstrate understanding and awareness of market dynamics and market cycle to drive and enhance business performance
Continually develop expertise and technical knowledge through identifying and implementing appropriate learning and development activities
Contribute and influence in the review and analysis of the portfolio to identify progress toward business objectives
Manage performance fairly and in line with performance processes
You will need to be able to display you have the following qualifications and experience :
Strong experience gained within Liability Underwriting. Minimum of Three years required.
Law Degree (or equivalent) preferable
Strong established customer / broker relationships
Fluency in English for Business purposes
Extensive knowledge of relevant market conditions
Ability to effectively negotiate
Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills
Ability to analyse data and use for decision-making
Use of risk profiling and pricing tools and loss models
Intermediate level understanding of relevant software, including Excel
At QBE, we view our people as our most precious asset. We understand the importance of fostering a work environment that is responsive to the changing needs of today's workforce.
QBE aims to build a workplace that is fair and inclusive because we want to attract and retain the best people to do the job.
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