Underwriting Specialist - Excess Casualty, North America Specialty (Ironshore)
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Under limited direction, contributes to the growth and profitability of assigned specialty product line(s) through marketing, underwriting and managing of products and services of complex risks. Risks may require special handling or unusual coverages. Requires specialized knowledge of underwriting concepts, practices, procedures and techniques to include coverage issues, product lines, marketing, relevant systems, and competition in the marketplace. Demonstrates strong strategic and marketing capabilities.
- Establishes and maintains relationships to facilitate marketing of LIU products and services to the brokerage community.
- Makes independent sales calls to market and cross market.
- Reviews and negotiates policy terms and conditions including manuscript wording.
- Underwrites targeted new and renewal business by reviewing and analyzing insured's (or prospective insured's) loss history, financials, and other pertinent information.
- Makes independent marketing calls to brokers and prospective insureds.
- Contributes to the development of marketing plans, product analysis, services, geographic focus and broker intelligence.
- Communicates with other product line underwriters and claims analysts in order to provide top level customer service.
- Assists other members of the department including Underwriters, Associate Underwriters in product line and/or technical knowledge and development.
- Performs related duties as requested to include, report preparation, presentations, and special projects to assist in ensuring the success of the product line unit.
- Advanced-level knowledge of insurance products/coverage, underwriting, pricing, risk selection, market segments and marketplace; insurance finance and actuarial concepts; loss control/risk engineering; marketing techniques, regulatory environment and reinsurance; advanced-level knowledge of territory management.
- Ability to apply underwriting/appetite, tools, systems, and resources to achieve goals, solve complex problems, establish and build healthy working relationships, lead mentoring relationships, and negotiate, as normally acquired and a related bachelor's degree seven to ten years of relevant experience preferred; CPCU or professional insurance designation strongly preferred.