Head of Product & Underwriting

Job Title: Head of Product & Underwriting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: MR1037028
Contact Name: Lizzie
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 28, 2020 17:15

Job Description

MAYDAY is recruiting for the Head of Product & Underwriting for our one of our Insurance Clients. They are a fast-growing Insurer who are gaining large market share and are seeking a knowledgeable Head of Product & Underwiring to lead the Commercial team to the next level.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to step up, or take on a new challenge where their work will be recognised!

What’s in it for you:
  • Attractive and Competitive Remuneration package on offer (up to $250K + Super + Bonus dependent on experience)
  • Join a growing company and contribute to the shaping of the department’s strategy
  • Leading a team of approx. 20 individual who love their work and the organisation
  • Reporting directly into the Chief Operating Officer
  • Work from home opportunity – with the view to remain flexible (post COVID)
  • Paid day off of work on your Birthday!!!
  • Yearly remuneration reviews and bonus opportunities
The role will involve:
  • Lead a growing team of approx. 20 people across the remit
  • Facilitate the lead on continuous improvements for underwriting procedures, practices and guidelines
  • Analyse and identify underperforming segments/industries through to creating and implementing remediation strategies
  • Ensure and drive underwriting risks within delegated authority
  • Complete regular technical reviews to meet operational requirements
  • Responsible for product development, improvements and roll out
  • Design and implement Product Governance Framework
  • Partnering with key stakeholders and Executive Leadership Teams
What you need to be successful:
  • 5 years + experience in a Senior Leadership role within Product & Underwriting across Commercial Insurance
  • Exceptional people leadership skills, developing and growing teams
  • Strong technical experience in general insurance products
  • Ability to think critically and problem solve at a high level
  • Solid understanding of intermediated insurance markets
This is a fantastic opportunity, if you are seeking a new challenge or a step up in your Product & Underwriting career please call Lizzie on 02 8377 5600 and apply today!