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National Property Underwriting Manager, stepping up to Head of Underwriting across all lines Melbourne

  • Stunning office in Melbourne CBD
  • Progressive insurer
  • Key leadership role.

Our client, a highly respected insurer, well known for delivering exceptional client service to both their brokers and policy holders is seeking an experienced national property portfolio underwriting manager. This is an integral national role and will be responsible for driving change and growth across underwriting and portfolio management initially in property and quickly transitioning to the Head of Underwriting and Portfolio Management across all lines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Full portfolio management across all property classes initially
  • Underwriting large and profitable risks
  • Develop new property products tailoring policy coverage to client and/or broker needs
  • Coach, mentor and lead a team of portfolio underwriters
  • 2IC to the National Head of Underwriting and Portfolio Management across all classes
  • Fully refresh various property wordings and ISR endorsements
  • Facilitate the growth and development of the entire underwriting portfolio
  • Work closely with re-insurers, actuaries, pricing and key stakeholders
  • Monitor performance, trends and emerging risks, competitors pricing and market changes
  • Develop and deliver technical product training to staff
  • Meet with brokers and/or clients as required
  • Delegate underwriting authority.


The successful applicant will be rewarded with a long list of generous staff benefits, diverse role, underwriting a diverse range of large and interesting risks, 2IC role before stepping up to the Head of Underwriting across all lines, play a pivotal role in facilitating change across the company, broker contact at the senior level, lots of leadership responsibilities, a positive and happy work place, cross class your product knowledge, a friendly team culture environment, flexibility and ongoing training as required.

About You

To secure this fantastic role you will have:

  • Strong technical ISR underwriting and portfolio management skills at a senior level
  • Diverse network of senior broker contacts with both commercial and international brokers
  • Well-developed people management and leadership skills
  • Product development experience
  • Ability and willingness to cross class into other insurance products
  • An innovative and highly driven professional
  • Insurance and/or degree qualifications
  • Client service and team orientated.

If you believe your skills align with the above criteria, take a positive step in your career and apply today in confidence to or call Jo Limbourn for a confidential discussion on 0417 628 011.

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