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Job ID : 1160736 Date Updated : September 16th, 2021
General Manager, Liability Department

【Liability Senior Underwriter】 General Manager/Allianz

Hiring Company Allianz Fire and Marine Insurance Japan Ltd.
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Job Description

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.
Please find more about us at https://www.agcs.allianz.com/about-us/about-agcs.html


Senior Underwriter, General Manager, Liability Department, Japan


【Position Description】

  • Develop and execute the LoB local strategy and proactively support the development of the global LoB strategy Manage all local LoB portfolio to ensure the successful achievement of the global AGCS LoB targets Manage all local LoB UW staff Develop and maintain strong relationships with brokers and clients

【Future Challenges】

  • Continued regional expansion Effective management within the global matrix

【Main Tasks】

  • Lead and Manage Underwriting Team:Lead and manage local team, including direct reports and matrix management of functional reports Manage cost centre budget within plan
  • Underwriting Strategy: Develop and execute local UW strategy for line of business Support the development of global Underwriting LoB strategy, in line with AGCS CUO Support the development of cross LoB regional strategy, in line with Regional CEO
  • Steering and Controlling:Steer and control local line of business portfolio to drive achievement of financial targets (e.g. full combined ratio) Drive underwriting planning process and monitor adherence to plan, taking corrective action as necessary Proactively liaising with functional areas to review performance of end to end Underwriting life cycle
  • Underwriting Approach and Compliance: Ensure underwriting consistency and underwriting discipline and adherence to all corporate guidelines and authority levels, including Rules and Principles, Underwriting Authorities, corporate governance rules, and local regulatory framework Referral / case Underwriting of key clients as required
  • Product Development:Proactively support development and implementation of new and modified products Proactively support development and implementation of pricing tools Maintain executive contacts and accompany the Underwriting of all core or strategic accounts
  • Market & Relationship Management:Proactively support acqusition of new business and retention of existing business (including client and broker negotiations where necessary) Coordinate with local MMC to drive successful execution of strategic plan Communicate local LoB strategy externally Positively represent AGCS internally within the Allianz Group, and externally to the market Proactively drive involvement of functional areas in Underwriting process, including e.g. MMC, ARC, Claims, Operations

- Allianz was founded in 1990 as a pioneer of foreign-affiliated insurance companies that have obtained a business license for non-life insurance business in Japan. In 2010, it became a subsidiary of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, and mainly focuses on large companies and multinational companies.
- Today, with our outstanding financial base, we provide our customers with global solutions and services unique to AGCS, including property, liability, engineering, maritime, energy and financial lines.
- AGCS Japan supports Japanese companies by offering global insurance programs in more than 200 countries and territories by accessing the AGCS expert network.
- AGCS Japan has an AA rating from the rating agency Standard & Poor's (S & P). 

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 50%)
Minimum Japanese Level Fluent
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

【Required Skills】
- Significant experience in Underwriting management position in relelvant line of business
- Expert understanding of regional / local LoB insurance markets and competitor landscape
- Well recognized relationship building with brokers at peer group level and well established within local market
- Expert understanding of legal and regulatory framework
- Significant experience in leadership and development of direct teams internationally and within complex global matrix environments


【Work hours】
- 9:00-17:00
- Flexible time schedule is available (core time: 10:00-15:00)

- Saturday, Sunday, and National holiday
- Year-end and New Year holiday: Dec 31 - Jan 4


Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku
  • Ginza Line, Akasaka Mitsuke Station

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience
Work Hours - 9:00-17:00
Holidays - Saturday, Sunday, and National holiday
Job Division Liability Department
Hiring Company Information

Allianz Fire and Marine Insurance Japan Ltd.

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Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio (Almost) All Japanese

Company Description








アリアンツ火災海上保険株式会社は、Allianz Global Corporate & Speciality8AGCS)が有するネットワークにより、200を超える国・地域でグローバル保険プログラムのご提供を通して日本企業をサポートしています。

アリアンツは、日本で損害保険事業の営業免許を取得した外資系保険会社の先駆けとして、1990年に設立されました。2010年にはAllianz Global Corporate & Specialityの傘下となり、主に大企業や多国籍企業にフォーカスした業務を行っています。

AGCS Japanは、AGCSの専門家ネットワークにアクセスすることにより、200以上の国・地域でグローバル保険プログラムのご提供を通して日本企業をサポートしています。

AGCS Japanは、格付機関のスタンダード・アンド・プアーズ社(S&P)からAAの格付けを取得しています。