Senior Underwriter | IAT Insurance Group, TransGuard

Alpharetta, Georgia
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Apr 30, 2021
Jun 29, 2021
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IAT Insurance Group, TransGuard has an immediate opening for an underwriter to join our Moving & Storage, Underwriting team. The Transguard Insurance Company has long been a leader in the Moving and Storage Insurance space. This role will be tasked with risk evaluation, selection, and pricing in a timely manner to produce underwriting while maintaining a positive image in the peer marketplace. The role will work from an IAT location in Alpharetta, GA.

The ideal candidate will have P&C risk experience as well as experience managing and growing a book focused on Moving & Storage or small business or transportation or inland marine or like line of business.


  • Evaluates information to determine risk acceptability in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Makes appropriate decisions based on evaluation of underwriting information.
  • Prices risks per company standards.
  • Effectively communicates and negotiates underwriting and pricing decisions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Documents decisions in accordance with regulatory standards.
  • Acts with a sense of urgency on all inquiries/requests.
  • Provides outstanding customer service.
  • Builds effective working relationships with assigned agency personnel as well as internal company staff.
  • Drives acceptable levels of new business opportunities through effective marketing to assigned agents.
  • Effectively communicates with assigned agents the appropriate level of information to ensure understanding of company direction.
  • Completes file audits within company guidelines to ensure compliance to underwriting and pricing standards where agents are delegated underwriting authority.
  • Attends agency conferences and conducts seminars and breakout sessions.
  • Participates and leads special projects as assigned.
  • Handles moderate number of agency assignments.
  • Participates in annual planning meetings with assigned agents.
  • Participates in quarterly stewardship meetings with key agents.
  • Participates in annual customer stewardship meetings.
  • Underwrites a moderate book of business with a moderate to complex risk profile.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree is required
    • Equivalent experience is defined as a minimum of 4 or more years of commercial insurance underwriting-related experience.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • At least 5 or more years of commercial insurance underwriting or related.
  • Experience specializing in underwriting of moving and storage is preferred.
  • Experience writing in the following lines of business is preferred: Commercial Auto,
  • General Liability, Inland Marine, Property, Crime, Umbrella, and Worker's Comp.
  • Thorough knowledge of the insurance industry.
  • Excellent knowledge and application of negotiation technics to day-to-day interactions with agents and customers to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Excellent knowledge of pricing technics to achieve company objectives.
  • Excellent knowledge of complex coverage features such as large deductibles and their impact on coverage and pricing.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent MS Office computer skills.
  • Ability to appropriately utilize loss control to minimize risk to the company.
  • Ability to understand reinsurance and company's approach.
  • Ability to make appropriate underwriting decisions for risks within a limited range of context and situations.
  • Ability to understand loss development and advanced loss analysis concepts in underwriting and pricing risks.
  • Ability to make individual account decisions that maximize the performance of the entire portfolio.
  • 10% Travel Required.
  • To qualify, all applicants must be authorized to work in the United States and must not
  • require, now or in the future, VISA sponsorship for employment purposes.

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