Svc Ctr Underwriter II

Alpharetta, Georgia

Company Information
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Summary
Responsible for the underwriting, pricing and negotiation within delegated authority. Goals are focused on supporting key business objectives including account retention and account growth. The incumbent is accountable for underwriting in a high volume environment. Territory is countrywide. Under moderate supervision, operates within authority as delegated by the Business Center Underwriting Director. This job does not manage others

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Evaluation of complex new, renewal and endorsement activities to accept, modify, decline and price accounts. Responsible for individual risk pricing and retention, within the context of overall book financial objectives. Provide technical underwriting analysis and recommendations to other employees within Travelers Small Business Underwriting and Business Centers. Responsible for insuring compliance with underwriting strategies and regulatory requirements. Provide excellent customer service support to agents and Travelers Small Business and Underwriting Centers. Responsible for engaging with agents to negotiate and close individual transactions. Understand and effectively utilize competitive market data. Provide technical expertise in the delivery of underwriting training supporting the needs of the local Business Center teams. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum two years underwriting experience required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Four year college degree or related insurance industry experience preferred. Three or more years underwriting experience preferred.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Business & Technical Knowledge: Strong technical multi-line underwriting skills; strong knowledge of Property/Casualty business and products. Strong Influence & Negotiation Skills. Analytical, Problem Solving & Decision Making: Manages own work; takes responsibility for decisions and actions; quantitative reasoning, critical thinking skills. Business Acumen Understands Products, competitor and marketplace. Financial Acumen: understands impact of individual decisions on financial results and objectives. Teamwork & Collaboration: Establishes strong relationships and networks within Select Business and Underwriting Centers, the Travelers Enterprise and externally. Communication: Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Organization: Strong organization and Time Management Skills - Ability to manage multiple tasks; prioritize and work effectively in a fast paced, decision oriented environment.

Physical Requirements
Operates standard office equipment - Continuously Sitting (Can stand at will) - Continuously Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key - Continuously

Licensing or Certificates
Insurance Designations (CPCU, INS) preferred. Insurance Brokers License preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.