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Rural Underwriter

The Role 
We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our CGU team located in Ballarat in an Underwriting role, offering a hybrid - Work from Home & in-office opportunity.  
In this role you will focus on producing exceptional customer service and quality underwriting outcomes for our business partners, determining the acceptability, conditions and pricing of Farm Pack products while agreeing on underwriting solutions aligned with our underwriting guidelines. 
Key Responsibilities

  • Underwriting Farm pack insurance risks, adhering to portfolio guidelines and Personal UW licence 
  • Delivering Underwriting solutions to our partners within an efficient timescale, working closely with the team to ensure all priorities and deadlines are met
  • Develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, ensuring work practises are in line with agreed guidelines and protocols
  • Referring more complex risks to Lead Underwriters or higher underwriting licence holders


Skills and Experience 

  • You will preferably have experience within Commercial or Farm Underwriting 
  • Current background in the insurance industry and products 
  • Relevant industry qualifications e.g. ANZIIF, ANZIIF Cert IV plus field experience 
  • Experience working with stakeholders and have excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • An ambition to learn and develop


About Us
At IAG, we live and work by our purpose to make your world a safer place. We are motivated by a unique culture that celebrates honesty, creativity, empathy, equity and collaboration. We call it the IAG way, and it means we all share a ‘ready for anything’ mindset that sets the tone for positive actions and positive outcomes. We put heart into everything we do which guides us to create amazing things for our customers, our people and our communities.  


We’re brimming with ideas, ambition and a readiness to apply bold thinking and risk awareness to make a difference where it matters most. 


As the largest general insurance group in Australia and New Zealand, we own some of the region’s most trusted brands, including NRMA Insurance, CGU, SGIO, SGIC and WFI. We are ready for anything. 


Ready for anything? Let’s talk.
Start your career journey with us and click ‘Apply’! Applications close on 2nd May 2021. 

IAG rewards and recognises its people with generous benefits, career development opportunities and real work-life balance. Employees also enjoy 13% superannuation, up to 50% insurance discounts, flexible work and leave options, generous parental leave and return to work programs, various corporate partner discounts and a people-focused culture that celebrates achievements big and small. 


Creating a workforce that actively embraces diversity, inclusion and a sense of belonging is key to our success. We believe in treating everyone fairly which means that inclusion, removing barriers, striving for equity and embracing diversity are woven through our values and behaviours.  We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities and are committed to providing a work environment that enables you to thrive, whatever your circumstances. If we can provide support with access requirements, alternative work arrangements please advise us via your application.

IAG has committed to the reconciliation movement in Australia for First Nations people and focus on providing a safe and supportive work environment for all our employees. More information on our Reconciliation Action Plan can be found on our company website.