Manager, Equipment Breakdown

New York City, New York
Nov 22, 2022
Jan 21, 2023
Job Type
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Career Level
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Plans, organizes and leads the Equipment Breakdown line of business, with accountability for attaining profit, new business, retention and other operational objectives. Focuses on operating with efficiency, building expertise, and growing profitably. Collaborates with Product Management and executes the segment strategy while developing infrastructure and technology.


  • Work with the Product Management group to develop the Equipment Breakdown strategy (coverage, underwriting appetite, risk classes, pricing, controls, etc.) execute the strategy to attain profit, growth, diversification, and operational objectives.
  • Ensure managers focus efforts on sources of profitable growth by strengthening underwriter expertise, making process/technology improvements, and exercising prudent expense management.
  • Improve consistency of execution against appetite by implementing better funnel management practices, collaborating with other internal partners, workforce management, and closely monitoring performance.
  • Direct the selection, ongoing development, and management of underwriters and engineers ensure that managers foster expertise through training, development, coaching/mentoring and other mechanisms.
  • Develop and maintain underwriting guidelines, compliance and controls for the EB line of business oversee audits of underwriter performance.
  • Evaluates underwriting performance based on financial analysis, including rate, pre-tax operating income, reserve adequacy, reinsurance, operational, planning and product reviews.

  • Technical skills: Advanced knowledge of commercial property and equipment breakdown, including competitive dynamics; insurance operations; finance and actuarial concepts; regulatory environment; reinsurance; account management; underwriting; risk engineering; producer management; product development and industry trends
  • Professional/General Business skills: Managerial courage; ability to set direction, create alignment and inspire/motivate; creativity/entrepreneurial skills; work cross-functionally by engaging and motivating people; negotiation; influencing others; communicating effectively (listening, verbal, written, etc);adapt, learn quickly, and respond effectively to varied and intense challenges is normally acquired through an advanced degree or equivalent training, 12 or more years of relevant experience, several of which should be in an operations management capacity

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