Senior Underwriter

Location: Brisbane CBD & Inner Suburbs
Company: QSuper Group
Flexible work options available!

The Company
Operating in a highly competitive and dynamic financial services environment, QSuper manages around $113 billion in funds for over 585,000 members and is committed to working with our members so they can feel more confident they are making the best choices for their situation. QSuper Limited and QInvest Limited are ultimately owned by the QSuper Board of Trustees.

The QSuper Group has approximately 1,200 employees, and our culture is one where “members are at the heart of everything we do”. Our employees bring this culture to life by behaving in line with our unique values which ensures our success through our actions every day.

The Role
QInsure’s Underwriting team have an opportunity for an experienced and knowledgeable Senior Underwriter to join them on a permanent basis. The Senior Underwriter is accountable for assessing and accepting risks within agreed levels of authority in line with QInsure’s underwriting policy and guidelines.

You’ll apply your underwriting expertise to the assessment of applications for insurance, proactively liaising with members to optimise outcomes, and ensuring quality decisions are made within agreed time frames.

You’ll use your high level understanding of insurance products, as it relates to underwriting, to identify opportunities for improvement and innovation that support the strategic direction, as well as assisting the Tele-Interview team during peak periods to provide exceptional member experience.

At QSuper, we value flexible working arrangements, however we understand flexibility is not the same for everyone. We’re open to a conversation about what flexibility means for you, which may include the opportunity to work from home or flexible hours.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications
The ideal Senior Underwriter will demonstrate some or most of the below:

  • Extensive underwriting experience
  • Fully proficient and experienced in tele-underwriting
  • Experienced in a senior underwriting role within the Life Insurance industry with a focus on life, income protection, total & permanent disability (TPD)
  • Proven technical expertise with regard to:
    • Analysing financial and medical information and application in the assessment of risk
    • Assessment of mortality and morbidity risk
    • Detailed knowledge of the insurance industry and regulatory environment
    • Strategic awareness and informed commercial decision making.
  • Ability to liaise, advise, influence and engage with a range of stakeholders, including external partners, doctors, accounts, senior management
  • Interest and ability in coaching and mentoring fellow team members
  • Ability and interest in identifying and implementing continuous improvement initiatives
  • Demonstrated highly developed verbal, written, presentation & influencing skills
  • Understanding of the process for identification, assessment, and escalation risks according to the Risk Management framework
  • Responsibility to stay current and enhance personal learning and development with regard to product and industry changes and trends

At QSuper we are proud to champion respect and we value diversity amongst our employees to support an inclusive workplace. We are passionate about selecting talented people based on their qualifications, capabilities and experience relevant to the role.

What you do today, inspires tomorrow

Click on the ‘Apply’ button and follow the prompts. The closing date for applications is Thursday, 30th September 2021.

Please note, owing to a high volume of applications, QSuper reserves the right to close the applicant portal ahead of this deadline if necessary.

Whilst all applicants will be carefully considered, we will only be able to personally contact those candidates that are short-listed for interview.

We choose to deal with you directly and have not engaged an agency for this opportunity, so if you’re interested, please apply.

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