Executive Underwriter, Life Sciences

San Francisco, California
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Oct 01, 2016
Nov 30, 2016
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Career Level
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Executive Underwriter, Life Sciences(

Job Number: 311390)



Under limited supervision, produce and underwrite primary and excess Life Sciences Liability programs for large corporate customers. Manage key agency and broker relationships and ensure profitability and growth of the Chubb Life Sciences major accounts book.

Reporting to Marc Amis, Regional Vice President, the level of this position can be Executive Underwriter or higher, depending on experience level, etc. Please feel free to contact the internal recruiter assigned to this requisition, Kyndra.Nagy@chubb.com, if you have additional questions on level or the job opportunity.


  • Advanced risk analysis associated with life sciences product liability and clinical trial liability. It includes the identification of complex exposures and development of appropriate pricing based on underwriting criteria, company guidelines, and authority level

  • Strong interpersonal skills for client and broker interaction

  • Negotiate and demonstrate Chubb's value proposition to customers in order to achieve bottom line profitability results for the Company

  • Comply with company filings when evaluating and selecting risks eligible for admitted program

  • Demonstrated technical, analytical (ie. contractual, financial, products liability) and decision making abilities to reach business goals

  • Researching/analyzing Life Sciences industry trends, competitor products and distribution systems

  • Maintains service standards with timely response to agent/broker requests and referrals

  • Coordinates as necessary with various departments, including Financial, Claims, Legal, Global Services and National Servicing Department

  • Travel as necessary to develop/maintain internal and external customer and broker relationships

  • Ability to use systems and software programs needed to conduct daily business

  • Performs other essential duties as assigned

This position reports to the Vice President of Chubb Life Sciences in San Francisco


· 10+ years life sciences underwriting experience or advanced Primary and Excess Casualty underwriting experience will also be strongly considered, as well as Life Sciences industry expertise (Direct, Risk Management, Broking)

· 5+ years experience working with large corporate customers

·Developed and mature, productive long term agency/broker relationships

· Must possess strong product liability, professional liability, general liability, and excess underwriting skills

· Multinational insurance experience

· Experience with Claims Made Coverage triggers, along with creating client specific coverage tailoring to the risk hazard, as well as surplus lines procedures

· Seasoned abilities to handle complex risks engaging Loss Control, Claims and Legal

· Strong interpersonal skills, manage relationships with both internal and external customers

· Extensive knowledge of coverage and rating associated with life sciences business

· Self-motivated and able to work independently under tight deadlines


BA/BS in Risk Management/Insurance, Business, Economics, Psychology, or Biology preferred

Surplus Lines Insurance License, or obtain as p/o of the on-boarding process

San Francisco - 455 Market St

San Francisco 94105


Travel - Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Posting - Sep 29, 2016, 7:05:55 AM