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Underwriter - Life Insurance

Job Title: Underwriter - Life Insurance
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 169090_1496816183
Contact Name: Daniel Carter
Contact Email: danielc@porterallen.com.au
Job Published: June 07, 2017 16:16

Job Description

About the company:

This is an opportune time to join a leading life insurance team in Melbourne. With a national presence in a supportive environment, our client can provide you with unsurpassed professional and personal development opportunities.


About the role:

The role as a Retail life underwriter will include a range of aspects with a particular focus on building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Key Duties:

  • Communicate and Negotiate underwriting decisions with advisers
  • Ensure adherence to underwriting guidelines, compliance frameworks and authority limits
  • Build long term and trusted relationships with advisors including regular offsite visits
  • Participate in industry events such as PD days etc.
  • Take an active role in business initiatives that look at improving business effectiveness


Your Background:

  • At least 2+ years of underwriting experience in life insurance (group or retail)
  • Excellent knowledge across Life, Trauma, TPD and IP retail products
  • Sound financial and medical underwriting experience in life insurance
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Engaging personality and ability to network at all levels


Culture & Benefits:

  • Work in a supportive and fun team environment
  • Structured onboarding and development program
  • Growing team with opportunities future career development with the business
  • Access to a flexible working environment

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