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Group/ Retail - Life Underwriter

Job Title: Group/ Retail - Life Underwriter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: Super + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 186313_1539388808
Contact Name: Nandani Gosai
Contact Email: kevinp@porterallen.com.au
Job Published: October 13, 2018 11:00

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen at one of Australia's leading financial institutions, for an established and experienced Senior/Principal Life Risk underwriter.

About the role:

My client is currently seeking an established Senior/Principal "Life Risk" underwriter with the successful candidate joining an innovative, successful and collaborative team. You will be responsible for meeting my client's expectations in terms of risk management, underwriting quality, relationship development and customer service.

Key Duties:

  • Assess and underwrite new life risk applications, in line with company philosophy
  • Be able to apply sound and forward-thinking underwriting principals to all the major life product lines, including IP/Salary Continuance, TPD and other lump sum benefits
  • Develop key stakeholder relationships, both internal and external

Skills & Experience:

  • 3 + years' experience of underwriting in the life sector (group preferred but not essential)
  • Have current U/W authority that reflects your level of experience
  • Demonstrated sound financial and medical U/W judgement
  • Ability to work well both in a team, and autonomously
  • Have a keen eye for detail
  • Be customer and client service orientated
  • Show an ability to develop business relationships
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Relevant degree in the financial/commerce industries would be looked upon favorably (not essential)

Culture & Benefits:

  • Future opportunities for growth within the team, and wider company
  • Very competitive package, benefits & bonuses
  • Excellent City location
  • Flexible working hours with "Work from Home" options

Contact:

For more information, please contact Nandani Gosai on (02) 8247 5711 quoting reference #186313