Job Type






Business Underwriter Auckland

Vero Insurance

Vero Insurance Auckland New Zealand

1 week ago

Jobs - Job Details - Business Underwriter

Careers at Suncorp

Take the next step. Be part of something bigger at Suncorp.

Business Underwriter

Job No : 666579


Permanent Full Time

Call Centre, Insurance, Home Insurance, Motor Claims Service- CSC, Motor Claims Admin, Travel Insurance


Are you ready to Chase the Sun? A career with Suncorp gives you the chance to do that every day and there are opportunities available now.

An exciting opportunity has become available to manage, maintain and contribute to the to the property and reinsurance activities within the Business Underwriting and market pricing centre of excellence.

Key responsibilities :
• Support and oversee Business risk underwriting activity including risk selection, referrals, submissions and authorisations, in particular for Property portfolios.
• To drive value for our Business customers and valued partners and generate quality growth.
• Actively support, encourage and embed collegiate ways of working... amongst like disciplines within Portfolio and Product teams and across Suncorp New Zealand to leverage knowledge and capability to maximise business outcomes.
• Ensure effective delivery of underwriting and technical training and support material to underwriting licence holders, and intermediaries where required.
• Contribute to Business audits and QA programmes.
• Support the development and delivery of digitisation and automation activities.

What we are looking for :
• At least 5 years industry experience in a variety of senior underwriting authority roles
• Extensive senior experience in the insurance market environment, ideally with a commercial context
• Strong understanding of the NZ commercial sector
• Exemplary customer focus
• Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively resolve conflict
• Leadership, and innovation management skills, consultation, influencing and negotiation capability
• The ability to provide sound strategic advice and provide mentoring / coaching to others

What we offer :
• Competitive salary and discretionary annual bonus
• Free life, salary continuance and trauma insurance cover
• Flexible leave of up to 4 days per year on top of annual leave allowance
• Discounted insurance through Vero, Asteron Life and Southern Cross
• $250 annually towards wellness activities
• Ongoing learning and development opportunities
• A genuinely flexible and supportive working environment

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 : 05 May 2023 New Zealand Standard Time

Applications close : 02 Jun 2023 New Zealand Standard Time

Don't see a job for you?

Don't see your dream job posted? No problem, sign up for job alerts and we'll let you know once something becomes available
Auckland New Zealand

Salary Criteria












Copyright © 2023 Fonolive. All rights reserved.