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Senior Underwriter - Political Violence

QBE Insurance Group Limited Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted 1 month ago Permanent Competitive
Senior Underwriter - Political Violence
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Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee

What if we could all have a positive impact - at work and in the world?

At QBE Dubai we're looking for an experienced Political Violence Underwriter to join our fantastic and collaborative team.

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 28 countries?

QBE is a global business insurer and reinsurer with operations in all of the key insurance markets.

Today, we employ more than 12,000 people around the world.

In 2009, we expanded our Middle East offering by opening an office in Dubai to service the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. With comprehensive products and deep underwriting expertise, we can cover a wide range of business risks and find solutions to even the most complex challenges. QBE Insurance, Middle East is regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority and is licensed to carry on Financial Services with or for professional clients.

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 with a PV Underwriting experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong negotiating skills and networking skills
  • Fluent English communication skills (oral and written)
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to analyze data and use for decision-making
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant market conditions for specific class/portfolio
  • Thorough understanding of class specific underwriting and reinsurance knowledge
  • Intermediate level understanding of relevant software, including Excel and other departmental software packages
  • Strong knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements (specific reference to FSA / Lloyds regulation)
  • All employees are expected to adhere to QBE's Code of Ethics and Conduct and apply sound risk management practices
  • CIP or FCIP qualified or progress towards completion of insurance qualifications or equivalent

Why QBE?

At QBE, we want our people to feel rewarded and inspired to perform at their best. 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.

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. #LI-Hybrid

Some of the award's QBE are proud to have won, been a finalist for, and shortlisted for include:

5-star Diversity, Equity and inclusion (DEI) awards, 2023 Winner - Insurance Business Canada

Employer of the Year 2022 Winner - Insurance Insider

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

We are proud to have partnerships with organisations such as Stonewall and Working Families, and our commitment to the Women in Finance Charter, the UN Women's Empowerment Principles and Race at Work charter helps keep us accountable and transparent

Inclusion of Diversity

We are striving to create a workplace culture where all our people feel included, and we are committed to building a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we operate in.

We know that diversity of thought, background and experience enables better decision making, improves the quality of our delivery and helps us to meet the needs of our customers.

ESG & Sustainability

At QBE, we believe that integrating sustainability into our business helps us deliver on our purpose of enabling a more resilient future. Our three key focus areas include fostering an orderly and inclusive transition to a net-zero economy, enabling a sustainable and resilient workforce and partnering for growth through innovative, sustainable and impactful solutions. For further information regarding QBE's sustainability targets, including our net-zero pledges and inclusion of diversity targets, and our award-winning impact investment initiative 'Premiums4Good', please visit our Sustainability homepage and read our latest Sustainability Report (Link).

About QBE

QBE is an international insurer and reinsurer, listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and headquartered in Sydney. We employ more than 11,000 people, with a local presence in 28 countries.

We are driven by our purpose of enabling a more resilient future - helping those around us build strength and embrace change to their advantage.

We've been cultivating resilience since 1886, when our founders started a marine insurance company in Australia to give early pioneers a safeguard against uncertainty. Today, we're still giving our customers confidence to explore, innovate and take measured risks, secure in the knowledge they're covered by a strong insurer.

We work hard to build a culture that best supports our people, and not only represents our business, but the world around us.

As a business insurance specialist, QBE European Operations offers a range of insurance products from the standard suite of property, casualty and motor to the specialist financial lines, marine and energy. All are tailored to the individual needs of our small, medium and large customer base.

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

What next?

If you have a passion to contribute to QBE's vision of enabling a more resilient future for our customers and the community, we encourage you to APPLY NOW! Simply click the "apply" button to submit your CV and other relevant documents, and a member of our friendly Talent Acquisition team will be in contact to discuss your interest further if you meet the requirements of the role.

Please make the Talent Acquisition aware should there be any reasonable adjustments that may need to be made for the interview and the remainder of the recruitment process.

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  312619
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