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AIG Underwriting Associate, Marine in United States

Who we are

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Building on 100 years of experience, today AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement solutions, and other financial services to customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security.

Get to know the business

AIG Australia is a leading provider of insurance products and services for commercial and personal insurance customers. It includes one of the world’s most far-reaching property casualty networks. AIG’s General Insurance offers a broad range of products to customers through a diversified, multichannel distribution network. Operating in Australia for more than 60 years, AIG has established a reputation as a leading insurer and ally to our multinational, corporate and SME clients.

About the Team

This role is an integral part of AIG’s Marine team in Australia and reports to the Head of Marine, Australia. AIG Marine is a global market leader in its field and unique in having marine underwriting and claims teams in almost all the countries AIG trades in.

About the role

The Underwriting Associate, Marine role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to advance their insurance career and learn from others with significant industry experience. This role contributes meaningfully to the delivery of our Value Proposition by supporting the Marine Underwriters in meeting the expectations of our distribution partner and clients.

What you need to know

Key accountabilities will include but not limited to:

  • Provide general underwriting and administrative support to the Marine Underwriters including but not limited to preparation of booking worksheets, underwriting research, database management, oversight of delivery of multi-national programs, underwriting file management with due regard for audit and compliance standards.

  • Act as a liaison between the Marine Underwriters, Operations and Shared Service teams with regards to the tasks performed in Shared Services. This will involve managing escalations, feedback and requests.

  • Act as a liaison between the Marine Underwriters and the Claims teams as required.

  • Be the key contact person between the Marine Underwriters, Operations and the Shared Service teams. This will involve being the escalation point for resolution of process queries, policy-specific queries as part of BAU activities i.e. bookings, unallocated cash etc.

  • Serve as 1st point of escalation for the resolution of procedural conflict or process clarification for Shared Services and other CPS Australasian teams.

    What we’re looking for:

  • An insurance background (underwriting/claims/administration)

  • Freight forwarding / Logistics experience beneficial

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written skills

  • Excellent Computer Skills, with intermediate skills in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Strong communication skills; Demonstrate effective communication with stakeholders including senior leaders, peers and other staff

  • Analytical & Problem solving skills with attention to detail

  • Ability to work well with others as well as work autonomously when required

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Flexible and adaptable

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A look at our Benefits

We're proud to offer a range of employee benefits and resources that help you protect what matters most - your health care, savings, financial protection and wellbeing. We provide a variety of leaves for personal, health, family and military needs. For example, our "Giving Back" program allows you to take up to 16 hours a year to volunteer in your community. Our global mental health and wellness days off provide all colleagues with a paid day off to focus on their mental health and wellbeing.

We also believe in fostering our colleagues' development and offer a range of learning opportunities for colleagues to hone their professional skills to position themselves for the next steps of their careers. We have a tuition reimbursement program for eligible colleagues to enhance their education, skills, and knowledge in areas that relate to their current position or future positions to which they may transfer or progress.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates are committed to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and its policies and procedures reflect this commitment. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories such as sexual orientation. At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission – creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

To learn more please visit: https://www.aig.com/about-us/diversity-equity-and-inclusion

AIG is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants and employees with physical or mental disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to complete any part of the application or hiring process, please send an email to candidatecare@aig.com . Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Functional Area:

UW - Underwriting

Estimated Travel Percentage (%): No Travel

Relocation Provided: No

AIG Australia Limited

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement solutions and other financial services to customers in approximately 70 countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security.

What unites us across all of these offerings is our commitment to helping individuals, businesses and communities prepare for and respond to times of uncertainty. Whether serving those facing natural disasters or millions of Americans striving for a financially secure retirement, we have the specialist expertise to help clients better manage risk.

We’re also committed to doing the right thing for our people and the communities where we work and live. It’s why we seek to offer what matters to our ever-diversifying team - like flexible and creative work environments, professional growth opportunities and forums to advocate for one another and incite change. We encourage employees to give back to the causes they care most about, supporting these efforts through our Volunteer Time Off and Matching Grants Programs.

Join our Talent Network (http://www.aig.com/careers/life-at-aig/join-the-talent-network) . Additional information about AIG can be found at www.aig.com | YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/aig) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/AIGinsurance) | LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/company/aig) . These references with additional information about AIG have been provided as a convenience, and the information contained on such websites is not incorporated by reference into this press release.

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