Manager Commercial Motor Underwriting

Last update 2023-12-06
Expires 2024-01-06
ID #1930810225
Manager Commercial Motor Underwriting
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified November 20, 2023


Are you ready to Chase the Sun? A career with Suncorp gives you the chance to do that every day, while also helping New Zealanders to build futures and protect what matters. There has never been a more important time to be part of the insurance industry, responding to changing customer needs, adapting to regulatory change and facing into social and environmental issues. The purpose of the role is to lead, design, develop, and maintain the creation of customer valued and innovative propositions (including product and price) for commercial motor customers and to support a centre of excellence in Portfolio management for Business Insurance commercial motor. We embrace flexible working options and are therefore looking for the right candidate who will thrive working a mix of days from home and also from our Suncorp office. Your key areas of focus will include: Accountable for the health, vitality, performance, and strategic direction, including profitability and product performance, of the Suncorp NZ Commercial Motor business (excl Rural) Lead, research, develop, articulate, and maintain a positive and compelling vision of future and strategic goals for Commercial Motor Underwriting Support developing and delivering value propositions that address customer 'Mobility' needs across all portfolios and customer segments and assist in our Net Zero Transition Programme development and implementation. To drive value for our Commercial Motor customers and valued business partners, maximise sustainable profits and generate quality growth. Oversee and drive the identification of new opportunities to enhance the customer experience, simplify business process and create value for our customers, business partners and shareholders. Helping create clear lines of accountability for Commercial Motor profitability and performance to ensure market commitments are met. Actively support, encourage, and embed collegiate ways of working amongst like disciplines across Suncorp NZ to leverage knowledge and capability to maximise business outcomes. Embed a strong performance and risk management culture. Lead and develop the capability of team members and through effective coaching, mentoring, professional development and where required, performance management Set and monitor all Commercial Motor underwriting licences, rules, delegations of authority and quality assurance processes in accordance with the Commercial Motor risk appetite, while ensuring that underwriting decisions can be made as close to the customer as possible. Ensure appropriate and effective delivery of underwriting and technical training and support material to underwriting licence holders, and intermediaries where required What you'll need to succeed: Qualifications - Tertiary and/or relevant industry qualifications Experience - At least 5 years commercial motor market or underwriting experience in a variety of senior roles Strong understanding of the NZ commercial motor sector Exemplary customer focus Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively resolve conflict. Leadership, change and innovation management skills, consultation, influencing and negotiation capability. The ability to provide sound strategic advice and provide mentoring/coaching to others. Thinks strategically about business issues associated with portfolio management and product knowledge What we can offer you: Free life, salary continuance and trauma insurance cover Discounts on Asteron Life, Vero, Southern Cross medical insurance Flexible leave, starts at 2 days per year in addition to annual leave Positive, inclusive team environment where we welcome individuality and celebrate diversity Flexible work arrangements embracing a healthy work/life balance $250 annually for flexible benefits Ongoing learning and development opportunities Opportunity to join the employee share plan We're proud to be a part of the Suncorp Group family alongside some of Australia and New Zealand's most trusted names in insurance – working together to bring about faster, simpler and better outcomes for our customers and corporate partners. Our commitment to strong, supportive partnerships extends to our people as well, and the opportunities and support we provide to help you thrive in your career with us. And with a shared customer-obsession and the digital capabilities to make a genuine difference, you'll see the meaningful impact you can make for our customers and communities, while watching your own career shine too. Chasing the sun means pursuing your passions, fulfilling your potential and getting that much closer to the future that's just beyond the horizon. If that's a future you want to see, then your time in the sun starts here – with a Suncorp career. Apply now! Advertised: 14 Nov 2023 New Zealand Daylight Time Applications close: 27 Nov 2023 New Zealand Daylight Time Don't see your dream job posted? No problem, sign up for job alerts and we'll let you know once something becomes available. #J-18808-Ljbffr

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Manager commercial motor underwriting

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