Career opportunities

Find out about some the latest career opportunities in the Australasian life insurance industry.

ALUCA offers a job advertisement service for life insurance companies and life insurance service providers.  

Current career opportunities: 

PacificLifeRe – Senior Underwriter

At Pacific Life Re, our vision is to bring an innovative and dynamic approach to the marketplace. Our global team, comprising some of the best minds in the industry, is not afraid to disrupt and challenge industry thinking to provide the best life, critical illness, income protection, hospital cash and savings & retirement products and services possible.

As a Senior Underwriter you will be working closely with the AVP, Underwriting, Australia to develop and implement an underwriting proposition that meets both client needs as well as being consistent with PLRA’s strategic focus.

In addition, as a Senior Underwriter you will be expected to assist with the management a portfolio of Insurance and UnderwriteMe Partner Clients. You will also be expected to develop and implement underwriting mentoring training and development plans for Clients as and when required.

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PPS Mutual – Senior Underwriter

PPS Mutual is unique in the market for being the only company in Australia to have developed an insurance offering, that is solely focused on meeting the insurance needs of a defined group of professional occupations. Operating as a ‘Mutual’, you’ll be working with an exclusive customer base. Their clientele are members of the company who share in its ownership and like you, contribute to its success.

PPS Mutual’s core purpose is to provide financial security and peace of mind to professionals and their families. Rather than generic solutions, they look to offer tailor-made assessments. You’ll be taking your underwriting skills to the next level, by applying consideration to the individual circumstances of the risk assessment.

The Senior Underwriter role will join an energetic, dynamic and empowered team in Sydney, where you will work closely with the team to deliver underwriting solutions
for PPS Mutual’s Members. To be successful in this role, you will need to:

  • Have a minimum of 5 years of life insurance underwriting experience across all risk products
  • Demonstrate high proficiency at underwriting all risk life insurance products
  • Demonstrate senior level of financial underwriting assessment
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt your communication style and strategies to suit the needs of applicants, advisers and support teams
  • Have previous tele-underwriting experience
  • Have an adaptable approach to working within a newly created organisation
  • Have superior interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain strong relationships

To apply: If you meet the criteria and would love the opportunity to become part of the team, please e-mail your interest along with and introductory letter and your résumé to

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ClearView – Senior Underwriter

Do you want to be an integral part of an evolving structure that promotes career development? Do you want to be part of a smaller organisation with a flat structure where you can have autonomy to re-engineer processes?

In this role, you will be responsible for the assessment and placement of life insurance risks presented to ClearView and the management of all parties to the risk contract. You’ll support our and take ownership of daily tasks in this function that are crucial for delivering effective support to the business in the realms of governance and reporting.

Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • 6+ years’ experience in a Senior/Principal Underwriter position within Life Insurance
  • Diploma of Financial Planning
  • Diploma of Life Insurance
  • ALUCA qualifications
  • Chartered Insurance Institute/Academy of Life Underwriting qualifications

We are looking for someone with:

  • Verbal ability and warmth
  • Empathy in communication
  • Ability to self-manage
  • Strong ability to manage conflict and stressors
  • Strong analytical skills

We are open to applications from Melbourne, Brisbane and/or Sydney.

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ALUCA disclaimer

Australasian Life Underwriting and Claims Association Limited (ALUCA) has been asked to bring these notices to the attention of members. Members are reminded that neither ALUCA nor the officers of ALUCA can accept any liability in relation to any appointment that may be made as a result of these notifications. 
– ALUCA Chair 

NB: Where an advertisement has been placed directly by a company concerned, individual applicants should apply directly to the company as indicated in the advertisement. 

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