Offers “Allianz”

10 days agoAllianz

Underwriter

  • Birmingham (City and Borough of Birmingham)
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

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.

 

Allianz Engineering are a modern multi-niche specialist Insurance and Inspection provider and part of the Allianz Group.

Our Engineering teams play a vital role in enabling Allianz to succeed as a business and help our clients comply with their statutory, regulatory and operational requirements. If you are looking for a challenge and the responsibility of engineering underwriting, then this role is for you.

 

This opportunity is based in Birmingham and offers the successful candidate a real opportunity to work closely with various stakeholders and understand how the Inspection business arm of a large Engineering Insurance company operates. It will give you invaluable insight into what it takes to work in fast paced role as part of a large well known corporation, as well as the skills and technical know-how you need to become a successful underwriter and technical specialist of the future.

 

  The Role

 

Your main role is to support business targets in relation to Engineering Inspection products.  You will be servicing Broker and Client accounts in particular with quoting and selling of new business, renewal retention, control of lapses and credit control queries ensuring you underwrite within defined parameters in a consistent and profitable manner.

On a daily basis, you'll ensure customer satisfaction by building rapport, interacting with our Birmingham and Manchester offices together with our Regional Distribution team.  You will develop key relationships and providing excellent service to external and internal customers that will guarantee new business growth and retention.
 

About you 
 

·  Quote and convert new business opportunities presented by brokers
·  Actively engaging in prospecting activities to secure new business growth
·  Handle general accounting queries within agreed service standards
·  Undertake the renewal of existing business cases with mid-term adjustments including compilation of data for referral
·  Process policy adjustments as requested by our customers
·  Consistently demonstrate our People Attributes of customer and market excellence, collaborative leadership, trust and entrepreneurship
·  Negotiate within authority and refer where appropriate to maximise customer growth including persuading, influencing and convincing customers of the benefits of an opposed course of action
·  Comply with the Financial Regulator’s Minimum Competency Code, Consumer Protection Code and any other relevant regulations
 

Skills & Experience

 

·  Excellent written and verbal communication skills
·  Creative approach to problem solving
·  Attention to detail and accuracy
·  A high level of motivation and commitment
·  A willingness to learn and develop
·  A positive attitude and a growth mind-set
·  Flexibility, resilience, and intellectual curiosity
·  Ability to collaborate, prioritise tasks, and work on multiple assignments
·  You will have a 'can do' attitude, flexible approach, passion about doing a good job, the ability to work to daily targets and the ability to demonstrate that you are a team player.
·  Good organisational skills in order to independently prioritise a variety of work within your portfolio
·  Be digitally competent and able to embrace new upcoming technology.
·  Independently manage a busy portfolio and take ownership of prioritising own workloads

 

 

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:

 

·  Competitive remuneration package
·  Comprehensive Benefits
·  Hybrid/Flexible Way of Working *Post training period
·  Opportunity to gain relevant insurance qualification
·  Career Development Opportunities

 

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. 

Make every future a success.
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