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GL Senior Underwriter

QBE Insurance Milan, Italy
Posted 4 days ago Hybrid Permanent Competitive
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Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee

To underwrite business in accordance with the business plan and within delegated underwriting authority

At QBE, our purpose is to enable a more resilient future.

Are you passionate about working for one of the world's largest insurers that offers excellent opportunities to grow your career and with offices in 27 countries?

Leveraging our deep expertise and insights, QBE offers commercial, personal and specialty products and risk management solutions to help people and businesses manage risks. Today, we employ more than 11,600 people around the world.

QBE Europe SA/NV is headquartered in Brussel and while we are international in our outlook, we are also proudly local in our operations with our Italy office in Milan. QBE's European Operations, which accounts for over 27% of QBE Group turnover, is a leading specialist in London market and European commercial lines business. Active in both the Lloyd's and company market, QBE offers considerable diversity to the broking community. We are a socially responsible company and give our customers the ability to invest a portion of their premiums in environmentally and socially beneficial projects.

With our comprehensive product offering and underwriting expertise, we are able to cover a wide range of business risks, helping our clients to identify them and minimise their exposure.

If you are looking for to be part of a successful organisation with strong growth ambitions, then read on.

General Liability Senior Underwriter (m/f)

Your new role
  • Support the development of the annual business plan for the portfolio and ensure delivery of the plan
  • Ensure the team's awareness of the business plan and it's context, to be able to make decisions appropriately
  • Apply the Reinsurance Strategy in order to safeguard the portfolio
  • Contribute and participate in all meetings, in order to share and develop strategy, knowledge and best practice
  • Positively promote the department, division and company as a whole, in order to maximize brand leverage
  • Contribute to the development of the team's business plan in order to maximize productivity and performance
  • Perform complex underwriting activities in accordance with all legal and regulatory requirements to ensure obligations are met
  • Adhere to underwriting standards, instructions and good practice to minimize risk and maximize efficiency
  • Ensure the recording and measurement of insurance risks, including DUA's where relevant, to ensure accuracy and good practice
  • Apply any reinsurance requirements to minimize risk and to deliver business plan objectives
  • Act as a technical expert to support the identification of issues and opportunities within area of expertise
  • Establish and strengthen strong relationships with stakeholders including customers, brokers, business partners and colleagues, to maximize influence and achieve business objectives
  • Demonstrate understanding and awareness of market dynamics and market cycle to drive and enhance business performance
  • Continually develop expertise and technical knowledge through identifying and implementing appropriate learning and development activities
  • Underwrite complex insurance risks in accordance with the business plan and the personal authority to meet business objectives, including: | negotiating rates, terms and conditions for existing and new business | Compliance of production and issue of contract certainty documentation (non Lloyds) | ensuring compliance with internal and external regulations and guidelines | ensuring contribution to the business plan and objectives | Support credit control in payment collection
  • Contribute and influence in the review and analysis of the portfolio to identify progress toward business objectives
  • Ensure entries are properly and promptly recorded on EO systems to ensure accuracy of data, in relation to: | Underwriting | Aggregate exposures
  • Contribute to the aggregate management and peer review processes to encourage and develop excellence
  • Manage resources across the team to ensure business requirements are achieved
  • Motivate and develop the team by demonstrating good leadership behaviors and management best practice so as to support the achievement of business goals
  • Manage performance fairly and in line with performance processes
About you
  • At least 3 years in an international insurance network in a GL underwriting role is a must".
  • Deep knowledge of local market in the liability segment
  • Logics and ability to set and deal MN GL Programmes, even more complex.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Ability to analyze data and use for decision-making
  • Strong attention to detail
  • People management - ability to engage and lead a team
  • Business fluent in written and spoken English
Why QBE? At My Best

At QBE, we want our people to feel rewarded and inspired to perform at their best, that's why we have created At My Best". It's our connection, our way of showing we have your back. We understand that one size doesn't fit all and that priorities can change depending on your life stage. That is why our blend of wellbeing initiatives and benefits offer flexibility to suit what matters most to you. It's in the culture of our business, our QBE DNA, to support our people. Everything we do is underpinned by our QBE DNA - because we know it's not just what we do that matters, it's how we do it that makes the difference. In addition to this, we also offer flexible parental leave for both parents and have several employee network groups that support and empower our diverse workforce.

At QBE, we view our people as our most precious asset. We understand the importance of fostering a work environment that is responsive to the changing needs of today's workforce. QBE aims to build a workplace that is fair and inclusive because we want to attract and retain the best people to do the job, we have adopted flexible working across the company and welcome this conversation.

To find out more about why you should work for QBE, visit our careers website .

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step-by-step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

Some of the awards QBE are proud to have won, been a finalist for, and shortlisted for include;

British Claims Awards 2022 Winner - InsurTech Award

Insurance Times Claims Excellence Awards 2022 Winner - Claims Product Solution of the Year

Working Families Best Practice Awards 2021 Finalist for: Best COVID-19 Response

Insurance Post British Insurance Awards 2022 Shortlisted for: Best Customer Care, Diversity & Inclusion Initiative of the Year 2022, Specialist Insurer of the Year (for Construction), General Insurer of the Year

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.
Job ID  313958
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