Casualty Product Manager


Casualty Product Manager – Technical | NSW - Sydney

* Opportunity to lead, coach and mentor a high performing team
* Take responsibility for product design, portfolio management and underwriting governance in a competitive market place
* Understanding change in distribution channels and line of business performance to determine underwriting strategy

Allianz is THE HOME for those who DARE to walk in the shoes of our customers.
Are you ready to take your ideas to the next level and completely re-imagine the industry?
Our Technical Division is responsible for pricing, portfolio management, reinsurance and underwriting services. We support our distribution and other key stakeholder functions through improvement of the product and pricing framework for all of the Allianz General Insurance portfolios.
As the Casualty Product Manager, you will manage and grow profitability in liability and professional lines in a highly competitive market. You will be ensuring that our products meet external regulatory requirements in an environment of uncertainty and change as well as sustaining ongoing product development whilst still maintaining a product that is sold across a wide range of distribution channels.
In this varied, fast paced and challenging role, you will be responsible for:

* Setting and implementing product strategy and risk appetite whilst consulting to the Reinsurance team about reinsurance requirements;
* Development and maintenance of policy wordings, including technical design and intent of policy coverage, whilst determining and monitoring pricing adequacy and risk quality;
* Research of market and customer needs, in conjunction with internal / external stakeholders;
* Developing and driving actions to address variances between actual to expected performance;
* Ensuring policy schedules and other Allianz-owned external documentation specific to area of responsibility are compliant with regulatory requirements and Allianz standards;
* Overseeing the issue of underwriting licences (authority) across the respective lines of business and the approval of schemes and exceptional referrals, such as Treaty Special Acceptances and UW Agency referrals;
* Quality assurance through Technical Underwriting Reviews, Peer Reviews and Post Loss Reviews;
* Development of technical capability through training (in conjunction with Distribution stakeholders), effective management of underwriting systems and / or rating tools.

Your skills

* Proven success in the management and development of Liability or Professional Indemnity (ideally both) products;
* Data analysis knowledge is required as you'll be leading a cross-functional team;
* Expertise in managing multiple activities and working in a fast paced environment;
* The ability to communicate and work collaboratively with diverse team members with the capability to present to diverse audiences;
* An ability to operate at a strategic level, analyse market conditions and maintain an entrepreneurial outlook.
* Proactively develops the talent in their area; co-constructing performance goals, objectives and development plans, and providing ongoing constructive performance feedback

When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. You'll have opportunities to grow and drive your career your way, work with people from all different backgrounds, and feel free to bring fresh thinking. And you'll get the support you need to have an enriching career and enjoy what really matters to you.
About us
Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people, we foster a culture where our employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and dare to challenge the industry.
Allianz is committed to employment equity and therefore welcomes applications from men and women regardless of race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or philosophy of life. Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.
If you dare, there's an opportunity for you at www.allianz.com.au/careers
#LI-ALLIANZAU


Casualty Product Manager – Technical | NSW - Sydney

* Opportunity to lead, coach and mentor a high performing team
* Take responsibility for product design, portfolio management and underwriting governance in a competitive market place
* Understanding change in distribution channels and line of business performance to determine underwriting strategy

Allianz is THE HOME for those who DARE to walk in the shoes of our customers.
Are you ready to take your ideas to the next level and completely re-imagine the industry?
Our Technical Division is responsible for pricing, portfolio management, reinsurance and underwriting services. We support our distribution and other key stakeholder functions through improvement of the product and pricing framework for all of the Allianz General Insurance portfolios.
As the Casualty Product Manager, you will manage and grow profitability in liability and professional lines in a highly competitive market. You will be ensuring that our products meet external regulatory requirements in an environment of uncertainty and change as well as sustaining ongoing product development whilst still maintaining a product that is sold across a wide range of distribution channels.
In this varied, fast paced and challenging role, you will be responsible for:

* Setting and implementing product strategy and risk appetite whilst consulting to the Reinsurance team about reinsurance requirements;
* Development and maintenance of policy wordings, including technical design and intent of policy coverage, whilst determining and monitoring pricing adequacy and risk quality;
* Research of market and customer needs, in conjunction with internal / external stakeholders;
* Developing and driving actions to address variances between actual to expected performance;
* Ensuring policy schedules and other Allianz-owned external documentation specific to area of responsibility are compliant with regulatory requirements and Allianz standards;
* Overseeing the issue of underwriting licences (authority) across the respective lines of business and the approval of schemes and exceptional referrals, such as Treaty Special Acceptances and UW Agency referrals;
* Quality assurance through Technical Underwriting Reviews, Peer Reviews and Post Loss Reviews;
* Development of technical capability through training (in conjunction with Distribution stakeholders), effective management of underwriting systems and / or rating tools.

Your skills

* Proven success in the management and development of Liability or Professional Indemnity (ideally both) products;
* Data analysis knowledge is required as you'll be leading a cross-functional team;
* Expertise in managing multiple activities and working in a fast paced environment;
* The ability to communicate and work collaboratively with diverse team members with the capability to present to diverse audiences;
* An ability to operate at a strategic level, analyse market conditions and maintain an entrepreneurial outlook.
* Proactively develops the talent in their area; co-constructing performance goals, objectives and development plans, and providing ongoing constructive performance feedback

When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. You'll have opportunities to grow and drive your career your way, work with people from all different backgrounds, and feel free to bring fresh thinking. And you'll get the support you need to have an enriching career and enjoy what really matters to you.
About us
Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people, we foster a culture where our employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and dare to challenge the industry.
Allianz is committed to employment equity and therefore welcomes applications from men and women regardless of race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or philosophy of life. Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.
If you dare, there's an opportunity for you at www.allianz.com.au/careers
#LI-ALLIANZAU

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