Manager, Insurance

The University of Adelaide
Adelaide, Australia
$116,557 - $124,698
Jun 10, 2021
Jun 20, 2021
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
(HEO9) $116,557 to $124,698 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation may apply

Continuing, full-time position available

Opportunity to Manage the University's comprehensive insurance program

The insurance function is part of the Legal and Risk Branch within the Division of University Operations. The Branch provides services and advice across a range of disciplines including legal, risk, compliance, contracts, governance, internal audit, copyright, trusts and bequests and insurance. The Legal and Risk Branch also manages University- wide frameworks for Legal Compliance, Risk Management, Contract Management, and Trust and Bequest Management.

Working under broad direction, the role of the Manager, Insurance is to provide independent insurance advice to senior and executive managers and professional support services to University personnel across all faculties, divisions, branches and the controlled entities, and liaise with brokers and underwriters.

Areas in which advice may be required include:
  • managing insurance contracts
  • reviewing and assessing legal liability in contracts and Deeds of Settlement
  • assessing and managing claims and investigations
  • managing the annual review, placement and maintenance of the insurance program
  • executive and strategic support, training and mentoring on insurance matters or disputes

To be successful you will need:
  • Extensive post-qualification experience in an insurance company, in an insurance advisory role or a law firm.
  • Demonstrated experience in insurance law and/or insurance contracts management.
  • Business and industry experience related to professional risk services and liability insurance programs.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the operations of the insurance and global risk markets at local and international levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and provide pragmatic and commercial solutions, taking into account relevant legal and non-legal factors.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging: high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

To apply please click on the apply online button below. Applications close 11:55pm, 20 June 2021.

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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