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Senior Underwriter - Inland Marine

Remote, Remote, US, Remote

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Cluster:  Allianz Professional

  

Let’s care for tomorrow.  

Your ambitions.  Your dreams.  Your tomorrow  

At Allianz Commercial (AzC), we are the global leader for insuring corporate and specialty risks in the Allianz Group.  Whether it’s aircraft, satellites, the world’s biggest ships and tallest building, cyber-attacks, or climate change impacts, AzC has the major risks covered when it comes to protecting businesses.

 

We are looking for a Senior Underwriter – Inland Marine with strong experience underwriting products such as construction, transportation, related property, contractors equipment, and builders risk.  This position will work remote but candidates must reside in Austin or Dallas, Texas.

Your Team  

Allianz Commercial (AzC) is one of the largest marine insurers in the world and is a leader in inland marine insurance and related property coverage across North America and various worldwide locations. With a depth and breadth of marine capabilities that are unmatched in the industry. Allianz offers a broad portfolio of highly customizable products and an almost unlimited appetite for complex marine accounts that demand innovative solutions.

 

Our Inland Marine and Related Property Insurance solutions cover over 100 classes of business, covering all aspects of moving or movable property. Whether it's a building under construction or a shipment of an original Picasso, our inland marine insurance underwriters provide flexible and creative solutions for the most challenging of inland marine exposures.

 

The Impact You Will Have  

Reporting to the North American Inland Marine Program Lead, this position will take prime responsibility for underwriting profitable new and renewal business to meet LoB(s) targets in accordance with underwriting guidelines and underwriting authority. Negotiate price and terms and conditions. Ownership of key accounts/clients. Develop and maintain strong relationships with producers and clients in partnership with Market Management.

 

Some of your specific responsibilities could include:  

  • Underwrite new and renewal accounts to meet top and bottom-line targets (local and/or regional). Negotiate participation, pricing and terms and conditions with brokers. Proactively manage capacity. Underwrite and evaluate Natural Catastrophe Accumulation, ensuring an understanding of catastrophe modelling and interpretation of scenarios (for relevant LoBs). Underwrite International Insurance Programs (for relevant LoBs)
  • Underwrite in line with LoB governance framework - e.g., Underwriting Authorities, global MSU, Underwriting Guidelines, Rules and Principles. Ensure contract certainty is achieved on all accounts at time of inception. Ensure utilization of global pricing tools
  • Ensure accurate policy documentation issued to broker (where AzC responsibility to do so) or broker has issued documentation (where broker responsibility). File maintenance – ensure file is established (whether electronic or paper) and maintained for each risk and transaction handled. Proactively support completion of policy administration and credit control processes
  • Support development and execution of regional Underwriting strategy for LoB regionally. Training, developing and coaching of less experienced staff (including junior underwriters, operations, credit control). Manage standard referrals from underwriters and spokes and re-underwrite complex business as appropriate. Delegate work as appropriate
  • Proactively support acquisition of new business and retention of existing business (including client and broker negotiations where necessary). Proactively liaise with MMC on market management initiatives
  • Positively represent AzC externally to the market. Proactively drive involvement of functional areas in Underwriting process, including e.g., MMC, ARC, Claims, Operations, Develop and maintain strong relationships with key brokers and clients and other relevant stakeholders (e.g., risk managers)

 

What You’ll Bring to the Role   

  • A minimum 3 years’ proven track record in underwriting profitable inland marine business. Specialized expert understanding of sub-LoB products and portfolio. Recognized relationships with brokers at peer group level and well established within market. Specialized understanding of regional / local LoB insurance markets and competitor landscape, including global elements. Good understanding of legal and regulatory framework. Experience working in complex, global matrix organization.
    • Well versed in multiple inland marine products such as construction, transportation, miscellaneous coverages, and property (i.e., builder’s risk, contractor’s equipment, motortruck cargo, physical damage, mono line property for small to medium risks, and scheduled property floaters).
  • Preferably a bachelor’s degree in Risk Management, Insurance, Risk Management, Business Administration, Finance or Economics. Completion of a professional insurance qualification.
  • Ability to assess risk inherent exposures and natural hazards. Manage the underwriting books. Analyze trends and scenario plans from which portfolio strategies can be developed and implemented.

 

The annualized base pay range for this role is $77,906 to $133,554. The annual base salary range represents a nationwide market range. The actual salary for this position may be above and will be determined by several factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role, the skills, education, training, credentials, and experience of the candidate. The base pay is just one component of the AzC total compensation package. As part of our comprehensive compensation and highly rated benefits programs, employees are also eligible for annual performance-based cash incentive awards.

What’s in it for you?  

  

Let’s care about everything that makes you, you  

We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where everyone feels they belong.  We offer a hybrid working model, which recognizes the value of striking a balance between in-person collaboration and remote working.  Please feel free to discuss flexible working arrangements with us.  

  

Let’s care for your financial wellbeing  

We believe in rewarding performance with a great compensation and benefits package (details vary by location), including a generous bonus scheme and pension.  

  

Let’s care for your opportunities to progress  

From career development and digital learning programs to international career mobility, we offer lifelong learning for our employees worldwide and an environment where innovation, delivery and empowerment are fostered.  

  

Let’s care for life’s twists and turns  

From our support for flexible working, health, and wellbeing (including private healthcare and generous parental leave benefits), to helping people return from career breaks with experience that nothing else can teach.  We’ve got your back.  

  

Let’s care for our society and our planet  

With opportunities to be engaged in shaping a future that is safe, inclusive, and sustainable, we care for the tomorrows of our people, our industry, and our clients.  

  

Care to join us?  

Allianz Commercial (AzC) is a global corporate insurance carrier and part of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.  Learn more about us by clicking here.  

  

Allianz is an equal opportunity employer, and therefore welcomes applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.  Diversity of thinking is an important part of our company culture.  

  

Recruitment Agencies:   
AzC has an in-house recruitment team, which focuses on sourcing great candidates directly. AzC does not accept unsolicited resumes from agency or search firm recruiters.  Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired.  When we do use agencies, we have a PSL in place, so please do not contact managers directly.  

  

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Job Profile

Regions

North America

Countries

United States

Benefits/Perks

Bonus scheme Compensation and benefits package Comprehensive compensation Flexible working arrangements Hybrid working model Performance-based cash incentive awards Training

Skills

Economics Finance Negotiation Relationship Management Risk Assessment Risk Management Underwriting

Tasks
  • Develop and maintain relationships with producers and clients
  • Documentation
  • Ensure contract certainty and accurate policy documentation
  • Manage capacity and Natural Catastrophe Accumulation
  • Negotiate pricing and terms
  • Support acquisition and retention of business
  • Support acquisition of new business and retention of existing business
  • Support policy administration and credit control processes
  • Train and coach less experienced staff
  • Underwrite new and renewal accounts
Education

Business Business Administration Economics Finance Legal

Restrictions

Must reside in Austin or Dallas, Texas

Timezones

America/Anchorage America/Chicago America/Denver America/Los_Angeles America/New_York Pacific/Honolulu UTC-10 UTC-5 UTC-6 UTC-7 UTC-8 UTC-9