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SME Underwriter


The Opportunity

Are you the kind of person who enjoys analysing risk, thrives on building relationships and business development with key stakeholders and business partners? Are you interested in building a long-term career in an evolving industry protecting business around Australia? Why not join our expanding team, we have several opportunities available offering flexible hours including working part-time. This role could be just what you are looking for. 


Job Role

As a SME Underwriter within our General Insurance business, you will support the Underwriting Manager and local distribution team to grow and maintain a profitable SME portfolio by delivering a market leading level of underwriting to support our brokers. 

You will evaluate risk across a broad range of industries and lines of insurance. You will build and manage broker relationships; support and assist marketing initiatives, whilst maintaining a profitable portfolio. 

Your Experience

To be successful in this role you will have a learning mindset, an ability to assess and interpret information, the capability to manage stakeholder relationships and a customer centric focus. You will have experience in an underwriting role and an understanding of the intermediated insurance market. Tertiary qualifications as well as ANZIIF or Insurance Certificates will be held in high regard.

You will need strong communication skills to provide effective delivery of risk management decisions and strategies. You will need to be able to multitask with the aid of market-leading technology platforms in a fast-paced environment. You will be provided with a comprehensive induction training programme and ongoing support from an experienced team. 


Qualifications / Experience




  • Sound insurance knowledge
  • Knowledge of the relevant legislation and regulations governing General Insurance
  • Knowledge of quoting systems
  • General understanding of broker networks and systems
  • Computer literate – Excel to intermediate level of proficiency
  • Demonstrated competency in communication and influencing skills
  • Time management


Why Zurich


At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 


We are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great! 

Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.

  • Location(s):  AU - North Sydney 
  • Remote working:
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Wadman Kim
  • Closing date: 10 July 2022

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