Construction & IDI, Team Leader, Regional Unit London Job at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in London

At AGCS we combine specialist expertise and global reach with high levels of AA rated underwriting capacity to industry specific exposures. This allows us to establish a reputation as leaders of some of the largest and most complex Construction risks in the market.

Reporting directly to the Head of Energy & Construction, Regional Unit London, you will lead and manage the Construction teams. You will also train and develop the team and be a referral point for the underwriters. You will have ownership of the Construction portfolio and have responsibility for the P&L within the team. Your responsibilities will also include developing and maintaining strong broker and client relationships.

In this role you will…..

##Manage and supervise team client accounts and act as point of referral and/or escalation for issues

##Delegate tasks to team in order to achieve overall results

##Contribute to development and execution of regional Underwriting strategy for Construction (EAR/CAR and IDI)

##Training, development and coaching of less experienced employees

##Underwrite large new and renewal accounts to meet top and bottom line targets

##Negotiate participation, pricing and terms and conditions with brokers. Proactively manage capacity

##Underwrite in line with Construction governance framework – e.g. Underwriting Authorities, global standards, Underwriting Guidelines, Rules and Principles

##Proactively support acquisition of new business and retention of existing business (including client and broker negotiations where necessary)

##Positively represent AGCS externally to the market and encourage more junior team members to raise their own profile and that of the team

##You have at least 7 years’ experience underwriting profitable business in the Construction EAR/CAR (with experience in IDI not essential but an advantage) segment of large corporate international insurance

##Ideally you are CII qualified or equivalent or working towards it

##You have recognized relationships with clients and brokers at peer group level and are well established within your reference market

##You have a specialized understanding of regional / national Construction insurance markets and the competitor landscape

##You are able to negotiate effectively achieving the best outcome for your portfolio while maintaining positive business relationships with your clients and brokers

##You are capable of leveraging data and analytics to make business more efficient and effective

##You have a good understanding of the legal and regulatory framework

##You can design, develop and implement consistent, robust wordings for contracts

##Working in a matrix environment

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.

Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

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Company: Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Company Location:  London

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