Location: Birmingham (hybrid)
Salary: Dep on exp + annual bonus + benefits
Who we are
Allianz is a global insurance company serving across 70 different countries, but from the very first day you join our team you’ll know that your contributions are valued. We offer world class learning and career development opportunities, while we celebrate an inclusive culture.
We’ve recently joined forces with our Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS ) business, a leading global corporate insurance carrier across more than 30 countries and a key business unit of the Allianz Group. This is creating a one ‘face to market’ bringing together the best of Allianz to our mid and large corporate customers; trading as ‘ Allianz Commercial’ .
This is an exciting opportunity for us and one which will provide significant strides in our journey towards becoming the UK’s Number 1 Commercial Insurer . Bringing together Allianz UK and AGCS as ‘One Allianz’ will drive profitable growth across this important segment and establish ourselves as the employer of choice. There’s a lot of work to be done to bring together our combined strengths, expertise and assets and so the collaboration of our people is key to the success of this.
As a result of this proposition we’re seeking an experienced Multinational Underwriter in Property and Casualty to join us on this journey….
Allianz has an ambition to expand its Multinational MidCorp offering to satisfy and support the increasing demand from the expanding international client base and their cross border needs.
As an Underwriter, you will be joining our growing Property and Casualty team at Allianz UK as part the newly formed Multinational Specialist team . The team will have responsibility and oversight for Multinational business across the UK.
The team will be responsible for the performance of the Allianz UK direct book of business, whilst also supporting and servicing the needs of the Allianz network for their International clients.
This role will play a key part in the continued development of our offering to our clients, including driving and building key relationships across our market as we look to satisfy our clients’ needs and grow the account.
It will require strong technical underwriting knowledge in the Property and Casualty lines of business, as you will be responsible for underwriting key accounts, driving intelligent new business growth and acting as a senior authority holder within the business. You will also be responsible for supporting the wider progression of the Multinational Specialist hub by providing training and development for less experienced team members.
· Outstanding technical underwriting skills in commercial property and casualty
· Exposure to writing Multinational business and an understanding of its key principles is desirable
· Excellent trading skills and a confident negotiator. Proven experience in handling large cases
· Strong ability to build, develop and maintain broker relationships
· Achievement orientated, able to organise own workload to meet tight deadlines and with a positive attitude
· A good team player - supportive to others with an enthusiastic and positive attitude
· Confident and engaging communication skills with the ability to challenge and influence others
· ACII qualified or progression towards
· Full working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
What we will offer you
Recognised and rewarded for a job well done, we have a range of flexible benefits for you to choose from so you can pick a package that’s perfect for you. We also offer flexible working options, global career opportunities across the wider Allianz Group, and fantastic career development and training. That’s on top of enjoying all the benefits you’d expect from the world’s number one insurance brand, including a great compensation and benefits package including a generous bonus scheme and pension.
Our ways of working
Do you need some flexibility with the hours you work? Let us know as part of your application and if it’s right for our customers, our business and for you, then we’ll do everything we can to make it happen.
Here at Allianz, we are signatories of the ABIs flexible working charter. We believe in supporting hybrid work patterns, which balance the needs of our customers, with your personal circumstances and our business requirements. Our aim with this is to help innovation, creativity, and you to thrive - Your work life balance is important to us.
Our Purpose and Values
We secure your future
Be Brave | With Heart | Everyone Counts | Inspiring Trust
Our purpose and values are more than just words on a website - they are the why and how of Allianz. They influence everything we do and guide us how to do it. Created by our people, for our people, they shape our culture, bring us together, and inspire us to be the best. Building an inclusive culture for us all to succeed.
Diversity & Inclusion
At Allianz, we value diversity and inclusion and back this up with our accreditations. Allianz is EDGE certified for gender inclusion, members of the Women in Finance Charter, members of the Stonewall Diversity Champion programme, signatories of Business in the Community’s Race at Work Charter, and an Armed Forces Covenant gold standard employer.
We have a range of employee networks focusing on gender inclusion, cultural diversity, LGBTQIA+, disability and long term health conditions (including neurodiversity), intergenerational and life stages, parents and carers, mental wellbeing, menopause support and armed forces and veterans, all supporting you to bring your best and authentic self to work.
Join us - let’s care for tomorrow