Underwriting Manager


Our Company

DPL Insurance Limited operates the business brands of Autosure and Mainstream, both providers of automotive-owner protection policies for the NZ retail motor vehicle industry.  Based in modern offices in Northcote, we pride ourselves on our strong commitment to customer service, our specialist expertise and our application towards excellence and integrity in all that we do.

The Role

We are looking for a motivated and passionate Underwriting Manager to join our team. The primary purpose is to lead the implementation of product, underwriting and pricing strategies to ensure profitable growth of the Insurance Business. 

The role supports the Financial Controller as well as acting as a key business partner to the Insurance Management Team providing effective communication, insurance risk insights and recommendations for performance improvement.

You will actively collate and prepare product and portfolio reviews, and support the development of new underwriting controls and new products as required. 

What does the candidate need?

Having vast industry experience, you will be a highly organised, motivated and hands-on leader who wants your team to succeed.

Key experience and skills required are:

  • Minimum of 10 yrs. insurance industry experience within underwriting and pricing  over a range of portfolios;
  • Experience performing assumption reviews with the ability to think critically determining insurance risk impacts.
  • Experience in technical insurance pricing.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy ;
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced and changing market environment.

A competitive salary and company benefits are on offer for the successful candidate. 

Here at DPL we pride ourselves on being a true kiwi success story.  We value our people and believe that they are key to our success.  We look for candidates who are aligned to our Company Values; People who demonstrate integrity in all of their dealings, who work together as part of a team and are customer driven, people that have a passion for what they do and believe that anything is possible.

DPL Insurance is an equal opportunities employer that encourages diversity in the workplace.

Are you seeking a new challenge? Don’t hesitate, apply now and see where the future takes you!

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: EZDO17814

Location: Northcote

Closing Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021