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Underwriter, Property | Sydney

Apply Now Location: Sydney
Job Type: Permanent
Job Area: Property
Applications Close: 10.10.2018

Liberty International Underwriters (LIU), offers specialty and commercial line insurance and reinsurance across Asia Pacific. 
Find out what it takes to be part of a global Fortune 100 company that exists to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow.

  • Global company 
  • Teamwork culture 
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Career development opportunities

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with brokers and clients to facilitate the marketing, 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.
  • Executing selling and negotiation strategies of the Property product to ensure profitability of this assigned specialty product line.
  • Ensuring brokers/clients receive a high level of service that differentiates LIU from its competitors.
  • Communicating with other product line Underwriters in order to leverage cross-selling opportunities and deliver a complete service to the broker and client.
  • Ensuring premium payments are received and discrepancies investigated in a timely manner by referring to Debtors report from Finance department;
  • Providing input into product development and marketing plans including market research, competitor analysis, product design and geographic/segment focus.
  • Reviewing and negotiating policy terms and conditions including assisting with the production of manuscript policy wordings and endorsements.
  • Representing LIU at industry social events, conferences and other relevant market related presentations.
  • Compile and present training to brokers and industry stakeholders on relevant topics as required.
  • Strengthening the LIU Brand and own profile within the market development more strategic relationships.
  • Working closely with claims department, risk management and all other key internal stakeholders to promote LIU’s “integrated business unit approach” and ensure seamless delivery of underwriting services.
  • Providing input into the financial and strategic planning process relative to the product line.
  • Providing technical training and guidance to underwriters/assistant underwriters & underwriting assistants.
  • Ensuring compliance with all legal, statutory and corporate affairs requirements on a timely basis.
  • Taking responsibility and showing initiative in the development of your technical and soft skills. 

Qualifications and Soft Skills

  • Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline would be desirable
  • Significant previous relevant experience in the General (non-Life) Insurance industry or in an aligned property role with a broker or insurance company. 
  • Strong level of marketing and business development experience.
  • Strong business, financial and market acumen awareness/understanding
  • Excellent working knowledge of PC based systems and applications such as Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Advanced verbal, written communications and presentation skills
  • Strong negotiation and relationship building skills.
  • Sound ability to drive for results and focus on outcomes.
  • Strong business, financial and market acumen awareness/understanding.

What Next?
Does this role sound like you or know someone great? If so, then we would love to hear from you.

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