Senior Underwriter - Westchester Binding

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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Oct 01, 2016
Nov 30, 2016
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Senior Underwriter - Westchester Binding(

Job Number: 311272)


Senior Underwriter SG24 for Westchester Binding

  • Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 5-7 years' experience underwriting small to medium size property and casualty insurance – preferably in the contract binding space

  • Work within established underwriting authority to evaluate and price new business

  • May work on larger or more complex accounts

  • May be asked to develop or train other underwriters

· Ability to offer coverage, terms and conditions which generate a profit for the Company while meeting the needs of the customer.

· Ability to identify risk exposures, special or common hazards, and appropriate controls. Ability to select risk based on exposure and risk analysis. Ability to analyze claims and quantify losses.

· Ability to sell and negotiate to achieve bottom line profitability for the Company.

· Ability to make presentations and communicate articulately. Ability to base communications on strategic thinking. Ability to manage producer strategy.

· Understanding of financial statements and ratios used in risk analysis. Understanding of insurance financial fundamentals; impact of underwriting decisions on company assets. Ability to understand credit risk.

  • Develop effective agency relationships to influence submission flow

  • Develop understanding of key underwriting strategies

  • Demonstrate experience and ability to adequately document underwriting files according to audit standards

  • Show ability to build excellent relationships with producing agents and within the Westchester organization

  • Participate in discussions on product development, underwriting procedures, strategies and best practices

  • Ideal candidates will have/be:

    • Good verbal and written communication skills

    • Ability to work autonomously and within a team

    • Strong organization and prioritization skills

    • Good attention to detail

    • Flexible and adaptable to change

  • Travel expectation – quarterly basis to assigned agents/territory



West Chester 19355


Travel - Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Posting - Sep 16, 2016, 1:20:45 PM