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Apply now Job no: 638382
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Sydney - Inner Suburbs & CBD, Brisbane - Inner Suburbs & CBD, Melbourne - Inner Suburbs & CBD
Categories: Insurance, Wealth, Advice, Super, Investment, Life Risk, Team Member, Pay Band 5

Senior Life Underwriter

About the role:

We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Underwriter to join the Suncorp Life Product & Portfolio team.

This exciting role will see you provide a professional, leading edge underwriting service to clients and intermediaries as well as providing quality advice on underwriting matters within agreed company guidelines and philosophy. This fantastic role also involves using sound underwriting knowledge to put the customer at the forefront with every interaction.

We are able to be flexible with the location of this role and will consider candidates' location preference.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assessing and accepting risks within agreed levels of authority and guidelines
  • Performing all underwriting tasks within agreed service standards
  • Liaising with reinsurers on large, sub-standard or facultative cases as required
  • Raising the profile of Asteron Life in the market by attending appropriate conferences, seminars and meetings
  • Liaising with doctors and accountants regarding medical and financial assessment when required
  • Authorising underwriting decisions within limits and at times referring to the State Underwriting Manager where required

The successful candidate will possess the following experience, qualifications and skills:

  • Experience in a similar position underwriting life, disability and trauma risk
  • Experience with financial and accounting matters such as the ability analyse accounts and apply underwriting outcomes
  • A strong appreciation of and commitment to exceptional customer service
  • Strong and prompt decision making ability
  • Outstanding ability to communicate effectively with people across a range of disciplines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain strong relationships
  • The ability to coach, mentor and up-skill team members at both junior and technical levels
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and a strong focus on results
  • The ability to confidently present and facilitate

What Suncorp can offer you:

  • Career development opportunities in an ASX top 20 company
  • A professional, supportive and friendly culture
  • A range of corporate and life style benefits
  • Access to flexible working arrangements

If this sounds like you, apply online today. Contact Andy Hamblin on (07) 3135 4154 if you require any further information.


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