Chief Underwriter (m/f)


2018-09-27 19:46:07

Job location Sydney, Florida, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Executive Positions

Job description

The employer is a leading insurance company.

  • Identify out-dated and unfavourable underwring practices and processes and promote change through evidence based research.
  • Be a thought leader in new developments affecting the industry and underwriting approach.
  • Become and remain a recognised expert in Underwrting.
  • Lead a team of experienced underwriters and provide analysis and solutions on the most difficult risks and exposures in the marketplace.
  • Collaborate with Account Management, Actuarial and Claims on new business initiatives.
  • Develop and build strong client relationships.
  • Monitor industry trends and provide insights to your colleagues and clients.
  • Participate in local and international project initiatives.
  • Work closely with clients and your colleagues to create new solutions/products.
  • Degree qualified and/or equivalent insurance qualifications.
  • At least 10 years of relevant underwriting experience in a re/insurance company.
  • Strong influencing skills.
  • Strategic and commercial mindset.
  • Excellent judgement and courage of conviction.
  • Champion a results-focused collaborative culture.
  • Actively promote and drive a free flow of information both internally and externally.
  • Ability to make sense of complex, high quantity information to effectively solve problems.
  • Strong people leadership.
  • Travel is part of this role.

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