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Senior/underwriter, Mid-market Property, Auckland

Last update 2024-04-21
Expires 2024-04-21
ID #2001464907
Senior/underwriter, Mid-market Property, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified January 20, 2024


Job Opportunity :

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Underwriter to join our growing national broker-focused Property team in Auckland, New Zealand.

We are seeking an individual who is intelligent, passionate and who is always striving towards excellence. The successful candidate will display strong written and verbal communication skills, sound analytical skills, and have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively across all levels and disciplines.

Strong character is of the utmost importance as are relationship building and negotiation skills. You should be focused on a positive customer experience, while maintaining sound underwriting discipline.

Good data and file management skills are also a requirement of the role.

If you’re an underwriter looking to expand your responsibilities, marketing capabilities and Underwriting knowledge with an experienced and well-regarded team within a top global insurance company, then this role is a perfect for you!

Duties & Responsibilities :

Develop and build the property book of business which includes primary / excess layers, multi-year policies and other bespoke structural placements.

Establish, develop, and expand upon our existing broker and customer relationships with national brokers in the New Zealand market.

Underwrite and grow our book of business within the BHSI risk appetite.

Service an existing renewal portfolio.

Work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, and make quick decisions while maintaining underwriting integrity and focusing on underwriting profit.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience :

5+ years in Commercial property insurance experience is preferred.

Existing broker and customer relationships, or the experience and ability to develop strong broker and customer relationships quickly

Strong underwriting acumen.

Experience and strong understanding of policy forms, including broker manuscripts.

Experience marketing to focused brokers.

Proven customer development experience preferred.

Good understanding of CAT peril modeling / pricing preferred.

Strong collaboration and team building skills.

Willing to travel as required.

Strong communication skills including negotiation, communications and presentation experience.

Degree or equivalent education, and / or strong insurance qualifications are preferred.

BHSI Offers :

A competitive package and exciting growth opportunities for career-oriented teammates.

A dynamic, action oriented, and thoughtful environment centered on always doing the right thing for our customers, teammates and our other stakeholders.

A purposely non-bureaucratic organization that embraces simplicity over complexity and emphasizes individual excellence in a team framework.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior/underwriter, mid-market property

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