Offers “Allianz”

43 days agoAllianz

New Business Senior Underwriter - P&C

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Job description

45144 | Underwriting | Professional | Non-Executive | Allianz UK | Full-Time | Permanent


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.


Role Description


Are you experienced within underwriting and looking for a new role in a growing team – fantastic, we have something that might pique your interest!

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior New Business Property and Casualty Underwriter to join a growing team in the Leeds branch. We are looking for a Senior Underwriter who can trade in New Business with our brokers and who is capable of forging strong business relationships through face to face trading.


At Allianz, we are at an exciting and pivotal moment following the acquisition of the LV= General Insurance Group and the General Insurance division of Legal & General, elevating us to the second biggest general insurer in the UK.  As part of this growth, we are continuing to invest in underwriting, and as such, we are now looking for talented, ambitious, and passionate underwriting professionals to join us on our journey to build a ‘Best in Industry’ team which sets the gold standard within the Allianz Group.


Allianz has an ambition to build a market leading Property and Casualty team. To support this, an excellent opportunity has arisen for a Property and Casualty Underwriter to join our growing, fast paced and already successful team in Leeds or Newcastle.


About You


By working closely with a dedicated broker panel, you will build and maintain crucial local relationships so you can provide market-leading solutions for our customers. You will play an active role in developing the branch account in terms of growth and profitability through negotiating, securing and retaining profitable business.

Your role will involve providing timely and intelligent underwriting decisions on a range of commercial property and casualty risks.

The successful candidate will join a team of experienced underwriters where your development and progression will be encouraged and supported.

This is a hybrid working role.


Skills & Experience

·  Experience in underwriting both Property and Casualty commercial insurance
·  Proven ability in building and maintaining broker relationships
·  A confident trader with excellent communication, negotiation and decision making skills
·  Strong analytical capability and technical competence
·  Proven experience in handling large cases
·  Experience in coaching and developing other members of the team and taking referrals
·  Able to organise own workload to meet tight deadlines and support the team and branch in delivering excellent service levels
·  A good team player. Supportive to others with an enthusiastic and positive attitude
·  Be self-driven and proactive in development of own skills and technical knowledge
·  CII qualification desirable but not essential. Support towards achieving ACII will be provided


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:

·  Flexible buy/sell holiday options
·  Hybrid working.
·  Annual performance related bonus
·  Contributory pension scheme
·  Development days
·  A discount up to 50% on a range of insurance products including car, home and pet
·  Retail discounts


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.




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