Senior Underwriting Manager, Excess Casualty - Construction and Energy
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As the Senior Underwriting Manager - Excess Casualty for National Insurance, you will direct a team focused on the Construction and Energy industries in order to grow profitably. We are seeking a leader who prioritizes efforts on operating with efficiency, developing multi-line expertise, and growing profitably. We need a champion who will cultivate expertise through training, development, coaching and mentoring mechanisms. Are you ready to join a dynamic organization? If you are outstanding in these areas - read on!
- Execute the Excess Casualty strategy to attain profit, quality, growth, diversification, and other operational objectives.
- Ensure underwriting managers focus efforts on sources of profitable growth; build and strengthen underwriter expertise on multi-line accounts.
- Ensure that submissions are triaged, prioritized and skill-based routing practices enable the right underwriters to work the submissions in the right order.
- Analyze proposals prepared by underwriters for quality, compliance and execution against appetite; uses letters of
- authority to provide approval for risk selection and acceptance, coverage, and price.
- Evaluates underwriting performance based on scorecard factors, including profitability, multi-line diversification, rate, loss ratios, expenses, reserve adequacy, and reinsurance.
- Own the selection, ongoing development, and performance management; ensure that underwriting managers foster
- expertise through referral, coaching, mentoring and other mechanisms.
- Maintain underwriting guidelines, compliance and controls for the territory; lead all aspects of audits of underwriter
- Bachelor's degree plus 10 or more years of relevant experience, including several years managing others.
- Advanced knowledge of commercial property & casualty products including competitive conditions; insurance operations; finance and actuarial concepts; regulatory environment; reinsurance; account management; underwriting; producer management; and industry trends.
- Ability to plan, prioritize and get work done through others; work cross-functionally and form relationships by engaging and motivating people.
- Negotiate and influence others, be approachable, communicate effectively (listening, verbal, written, presentations, etc.) and project confidence.
- Professional designations (e.g. CPCU/ARM) preferred.
- Ability to adapt, learn quickly, and respond effectively to varied and intense challenges.