Write and retain a profitable book of business through solid risk analysis, pricing and servicing. Maintains compliance with state filings and adheres to corporate underwriting and pricing guidelines. Operate within written authority grant and makes referrals to Home Office Underwriting as requiredCollaborates closely with territory team. Keep peers and Territory Management informed of all issues and activityIn collaboration with Territory Management, develop and implement the territory business plan and share accountability with team in meeting territory goalsTrain territory staff and clients on underwriting appetite and protocols in conjunction with corporate training guidelinesWithin Home Office authority grant, acts as the referral point for the territory underwriting staffCoach and collaborate with the team to develop, manage and maintain outside client relationships which will include traveling in the territory to meet with agents, producers and nonprofit associations or organizations. Actively plan and participate in industry events as required such as but not limited to agency or association conventionsProvides professional, timely and courteous communication and service to external clients and cross departmental staff to successfully resolve issues pertaining to policyholders and territory producersProvides the pertinent information and guidance to support staff required to process coverage requests in accordance with service guidelinesCollaborates with territory team on reports and update databases as requiredAssists in gathering and communicating competitive information
About the OrganizationAmTrust Financial Services, Inc., (Nasdaq: AFSI) headquartered in New York City, is a multinational insurance holding company, which, through its insurance carriers, offers specialty property and casualty insurance products, including workers' compensation, commercial automobile and general liability; extended service and warranty coverage.
LocationNJ, Jersey City
DescriptionThe senior underwriter administers the underwriting and servicing of new and renewal accounts for agents and producers assigned within the territory in compliance with company underwriting, authority, and pricing standards. Duties include but are not limited to:
Position Requirements+ Bachelors degree5 - 10 years of commercial lines property and casualty experienceCPCU or CIC designation preferred, or the equivalent combination of education and experienceDemonstrated experience with and expert technical knowledge of commercial casualty, property, automobile, workers compensation and umbrella insurance coverage and risk selection, methods and pricing.Demonstrated ability to interpret and analyze data and make an informed, calculated risk decisionAbility to make sound contributions to tactical and strategic planningAbility to train, coach and mentor individuals of various backgrounds within area of expertiseRespect for confidential informationAbility to travel up to 25% of the time within the assigned territory and to the Home Office as required
Number of Openings1
Employee Referral Eligible
Employee Referral PayoutThis position is currently accepting applications.