Senior Underwriting Assistant, Commercial Property

Boston, Massachusetts
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Feb 08, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
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We currently have an opening for a Senior Underwriting Assistant in our Boston, MA office. This job provides advanced, complex technical services and administrative support for OneBeacons E&S Property Buffer/Primary Underwriting Team. Duties are performed in accordance with specific instructions and established work procedures.


1. Demonstrates a strong working knowledge of rating, policy processing and work tracking systems and procedures to develop premium quotations and policy contracts.

2. Following underwriting instructions and authority guidelines, effectively uses OneBeacon policy writing and workflow management systems to process policy transactions. Utilizes on-line resources to facilitate transaction processing, such as endorsements. Manages processing of transactions to meet or exceed business unit service standards.

3. Demonstrates the ability to use manual rating methods, as required

4. Works in conjunction with underwriters or brokers regarding rates, rating and policy issuance systems, methods, procedures, and status of transactions in a prompt and accurate manner.

5. Utilizes advanced insurance knowledge and technical skills to analyze complex applications and translates the information as required by system to produce policy contracts. May handle accounts complex in nature with high visibility and high premium level.

6. Responsible for high level of familiarity with specialty class of business, assigned territory and accounts.

7. Takes initiative for learning and understanding insurance coverages. Takes initiative to acquire additional insurance knowledge by enrolling in industry related courses and programs.

8. Assists in the development of new processes, procedures and/or systems as required.


Must have the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of company personnel and internal/external customers. Exhibits a high level of technical competence, initiative, and good judgment. Time management, flexibility to change, and focus for a long period of time is required. Proven track record of high quality performance. Strong customer service and analytical skills are essential.

Demonstrated proficiency with copier, facsimile, phone, internet and computer software including Microsoft Office suite and other data entry applications.

Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree preferred, with 3+ years of property underwriting support or related insurance experience.

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