Senior Underwriter, Construction

Location
29201, Columbia
Salary
Open
Posted
Sep 03, 2022
Closes
Nov 02, 2022
Ref
113846454#GIJ--LibertyMutual.1
Category
IT , Underwriting
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

We are in the process of building our Construction team! We are in search of a dedicated specialty construction casualty underwriter to help us to grow our existing book in the Southeast region.  Liberty Mutual's Mid Construction team handles Middle Market to National Account-sized casualty construction business sharing specialized knowledge of construction and risk management with our agents and brokers.  Our underwriters work on the primary casualty lines of coverage including Auto, General Liability, and Workers Compensation coverages for both guaranteed cost as well as loss sensitive program structures. Liberty Mutual fosters underwriter judgment and emphasize local decision making. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented & eager commercial insurance underwriter with construction expertise, confidence, and deal-oriented mindset. 

 

Depending upon experience, this position could be offered as a hybrid role or remote 

  • Risk Selection: Reviews, rates, underwrites, evaluates, or assesses the business applying for insurance by qualifying accounts, identifying, selecting and assessing risks, determining the premium, policy terms and conditions, obtaining approvals, creating/presenting the proposal to the agent/broker, and successfully negotiating deals.
  • Agent/Broker Relationships: Demonstrates a high level of responsiveness and focus on supporting Agents and Brokers objectives.
  • Establishes, develops, and maintains successful relationships with Agents and Brokers to facilitate marketing of products, through responsive service, site visits, in person renewal meetings or enhanced knowledge of their customers businesses.
  • Develops strong personal brand to build and maintain a long-term quality pipeline with Agents/Brokers.
  • Portfolio Management: Manages a book of business by analyzing the portfolio, identifying areas of opportunity for improved growth, profit and diversification, and executing marketing plans to increase market share by attending and making marketing calls to brokers to market and cross market.
  • Documenting the Deal: Documents files in a way that reflects a solid thought process and decision making through comprehensive account reviews, sign-offs and referrals that comply with state regulations, letter of authority, and underwriting guidelines.
  • Leadership: Formally and informally guides, mentors, and coaches underwriters and account analysts in both technical and professional skills.
  • Continuous Improvement: Actively participates in continuous improvement by generating suggestions, participating in problem solving activities and using continuous improvement tools to support the work of the team.

  • Intermediate-level knowledge of insurance products/coverage, knowledge of 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, participate in mentoring relationships, and negotiate as normally acquired a related bachelor's degree, four to seven years of relevant experience preferred; CPCU or professional insurance designation preferred.

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.

Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a Great Place to Work by Great Place to Work US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduatesas well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: https://jobs.libertymutualgroup.com/diversity-inclusion

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: https://LMI.co/Benefits

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.