Job details

Location
Adelaide CBD
Salary
AU$150000 - AU$200000 per annum + 15% bonus
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
36015_1637200951
Contact
Brydi Ray
Contact email
Email Brydi
Posted
18 days ago

Job details

Location
Adelaide CBD
Salary
AU$150000 - AU$200000 per annum + 15% bonus
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
36015_1637200951
Contact
Brydi Ray
Contact email
Email Brydi
Posted
18 days ago

Talenza have been engaged by one of Australia's largest international insurance and reinsurance companies to source a Product Lead to join their Commercial Underwriting team.

This is a permanent opportunity based in Adelaide.


The Role:


As the Product Lead, you will drive the delivery of product strategy in WA, SA and NT regional businesses, providing leadership, direction, and technical support to underwriting teams. You will be responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of strategy overseeing the provision of specialist advice, direction, and technical support to internal and external stakeholders.

This is an interesting role and would be well suited to someone who enjoys building relationships, communicating, negotiating, and influencing at a senior level within the insurance industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the development, implementation and monitoring of effective and profitable national and regional product strategies across the portfolio, via the Product Committee and Regional Product teams.
  • Contribute and participate across the business, via the Product Committee, in order to develop and share strategy, knowledge and best practice.
  • Development of product budgets.
  • Support the underwriting of complex risks in accordance with defined limits of authority, organizational policy, and underwriting standards.
  • Deliver timely decisions and problem-solving solutions for customers and intermediaries.
  • Oversee the monitoring of portfolio results and individual product performance, identify trends and opportunities for corrective action as necessary.
  • Support the development of succession plans, reviewing branch skill base, coaching, and developing staff to achieve maximum effectiveness.
  • Oversee the provision of coaching, mentoring and feedback, in both referral processes and other forums, to develop sales and underwriting teams technical understanding of the relevant product.

Skills & Experience Needed:

  • It would be great if we could find someone with a track record of success as an underwriter who was able to meet underwriting KPI's.
  • Experience in an underwriting/portfolio management role.
  • Technical expertise in Fleet Motor product required.
  • Effective communication, negotiation and influencing skills.

Benefits:

  • Work for a leading international insurance and reinsurance company with a highly competitive working culture.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Competitive package on offer + 15% bonus.

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