Remote Senior Underwriter, Inland Marine
This ideal candidate will sit in CA or the PacificTime Zone.
This is a ranged posting. Position offered will be at manager discretion based on candidate skills and experience.
Great underwriters know how to balance data analytics with human intuition. If you like both quantitative and qualitative reasoning, enjoy the challenge and autonomy of managing your own accountsat a company that offers competitive compensation and benefits, then consider joining the underwriting department at Liberty Mutual. As an Inland Marine Underwriter, you'll develop, grow and maintain a multi-coverage book of business while working closely with agents and brokers through frequent travel (both in-person and virtually) and agency visits to assess risks, determine premiums, set conditions and negotiate in order to ensure profitability and meet business goals.
We encourage you to apply and bring your expertise if you're a:
Collaborative teammate: Contributing to overall team success, you'll mentor underwriters in both technical and professional skills, as well as share best practices and partner with your teammates to identify opportunities for continuous improvement
Problem solver: You'll crunch the numbers and review the data to determine risk selection, premiums, policies and conditions, as well as identify opportunities for improved growth, profit and diversification
Strategic Account Manager: As part of your portfolio strategy, you'll ensure a profitable book of Property and Casualty insurance by writing new accounts and retaining renewals with varying premiums and complexity, growing successful agent and broker relationships
Common coverages to be underwritten will include: Builders Risk, Contractors Equipment, Motor Cargo, Property Floaters, Warehouse Legal, among others
Conscientious professional: Understanding that the deal isn't done until the paperwork is signed, you'll document and compile comprehensive account reviews, state-compliant sign-offs and referrals, letters of authority and underwriting guidelines
Clear communicator: You'll maintain and nurture successful relationships with agents and brokers, while presenting proposals, negotiating deals and obtaining approvals
- 3-5+ years of relevant experience
- Experience with multi-line insurance products
- Analytical, problem-solving capabilities
- Strong territory management skills
- Excellent communication skills
- An aptitude for building rewarding relationships with agents and brokers, peer underwriters, underwriting assistants, and junior underwriters
- Command of insurance finance and actuarial concepts
- Thorough knowledge of commercial insurance products, underwriting, risk selection, pricing and marketplaces, as well as regulatory issues in relevant territories
- Understanding of contract language, including regulatory and policy differences among applicable states
- Familiarity with continuous improvement processes and tools
- A bachelor's degree in a related field
- Chartered Property Casual Underwriter or other 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.