Underwriter

QBE Insurance Group

We offer a range of options to support your work/life balance, including flexible start and finish times, part-time work, job sharing, 9 day fortnight and flexible leave options.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Suva, Fiji ⚠️

Primary Details

Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee

Permanent, full time

Suva location

The opportunity

  • Get the best of both worlds! Local and vibrant Suva based role in a global business.
  • Partner with regional & national broking partners & direct clients across Suva & Fiji
  • Broad exposure to varying types of underwriting risk in both personal lines and commercial
  • Work within a stable industry for a Global Insurer, enjoying a people centred culture.
  • Join a close knit, collaborative team in our Fiji offices, where your leader will support your ongoing development.
  • Happy to talk flexible working.

Your new role

You will oversee and manage both the personal lines and commercial portfolio with key areas being:

  • Contribute to the development and execution of the Business Plan
  • Actively manage renewal portfolio and new business targets
  • Develop and maintain positive stakeholder relationships.
  • Provide oversight and support to achieve growth via quotes, renewals, policy maintenance, problem solving and relationship building with clients & intermediaries.
  • There will be some travel to our key clients & Brokering Partners.

More information and the full job profile can be shared with applicants during the interview process.

Please note that for the successful candidate, this process will include a phone screen with our Talent Acquisition team, 2 interviews (either face to face or online via Teams) and background checks’.

About you

As an experienced Underwriter, you are comfortable with both underwriting in either personal or commercial lines.  You will:

  • Be a natural communicator with the ability to form business partnering relationships.
  • Have a technical foundation within underwriting.
  • Appetite to learn and be confident in knowing and doing the right thing within QBE values and systems.
  • Ability to negotiate & influence.
  • Be analytical and enjoy problem-solving.

About QBE

We can never really predict what’s around the corner, but at QBE we’re asking the right questions to enable a more resilient future – helping those around us build strength and embrace change to their advantage.

We’re an international insurer that’s building momentum towards realising our vision of becoming the most consistent and innovative risk partner.

And our people will be at the centre of our success. We’re proud to work together, and encourage each other enable resilience for our customers, our environment, our economies and our communities.

With more than more than 11,000 people working across 27 countries, we’re big enough to make a real impact, but small enough to provide a friendly workplace, where people are down-to-earth, passionate and kind.

We believe this is our moment – what if it was yours too?

Your career at QBE — let’s make it happen!

https://www.qbe.com/pi/en/about/fiji

Benefits

We offer a range of benefits to help provide holistic support for your work life, whatever your circumstance. As a QBE employee, we will offer you:

  • Competitive base, opportunity to participate in our company bonus incentive scheme.
  • Access to ‘REACH My Best’ - free holistic wellbeing coaching, nutritional, financial and legal advice, and confidential counselling.
  • Our ‘At My Best’ wellbeing program, including a free 12-month subscription to meditation app Headspace.
  • Access to the Staff Medical Insurance Program, insurance products and a range of lifestyle goods and services.

Apply now

APPLY NOW and let’s make it happen!

Please apply by going to our careers website and applying online: https://www.qbe.com/pi/en/careers and view all opportunities.

Successful applicants will need to complete work rights & police through our online provider as a condition of employment.

QBE recognise the value of diverse perspectives and experience. We are committed to an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected for who they are. If we can provide support with accessibility requirements and adjustments, alternative work arrangements or you would like to connect with one of our employee networks at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected]

Application Close Date: 20/07/2024 11:59 PM

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.

QBE Insurance Groupqbe.com

Global insurance leader with operations in 28 countries.

Working Week

We offer a range of options to support your work/life balance, including flexible start and finish times, part-time work, job sharing, 9 day fortnight and flexible leave options.

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 31 days of PTO, including annual leave and additional flexible leave options

Remote Working Policy

We offer a hybrid remote working model.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Yearly bonuses
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 14k across 19 departments:

  • business development
    490
  • finance
    488
  • engineering
    355
  • support
    278
  • information technology
    230
  • operations
    210
  • consulting
    170
  • human resources
    153
  • accounting
    97
  • +10 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Communication
  • Underwriting
  • Negotiation
  • Problem-solving

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