Director, Underwriting- Middle Market, Services and Emerging Industries

Liberty Mutual Insurance
$158,000.00 - $208,000.00
Closing date
Mar 29, 2024

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IT , Underwriting, Executive / Management
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

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Pay Philosophy

The typical starting salary range for this role is determined by a number of factors including skills, experience, education, certifications and location. The full salary range for this role reflects the competitive labor market value for all employees in these positions across the national market and provides an opportunity to progress as employees grow and develop within the role. Some roles at Liberty Mutual have a corresponding compensation plan which may include commission and/or bonus earnings at rates that vary based on multiple factors set forth in the compensation plan for the role.


Support either the NA Product CUOs in a specialized LOB across all sub segments, or supports the sub segment CUOs in all LOB in their respective profit center. For Profit Center Technical directors, acts as the first point of contact for the frontline UW teams for all questions, key decisions or referrals.


  • Supports the aligned CUO and business leaders with the product and underwriting components of strategy and planning processes.
  • Incumbents aligned to Product CUOs, assist with translating the global product strategies to the NA level.
  • Supports the sub-segment CUOs, Technical Directors peers and Business Leaders in completing their respective product plan templates.
  • Collates product information to inform planning and tracks progress against the defined plan and strategy for their respective LOB/Industry.
  • Provides subject matter expertise and advisory support to sub-segment CUOs or profit center Technical Directors for complex referrals or unusual market developments.
  • Manages authority and referrals at the profit center level, where delegated by the sub-segment CUO, with authority to resolve issues locally where appropriate.
  • Monitors frameworks for underwriting decisions (e.g., referrals, technical reviews) and recommends improvements, as needed.
  • Regularly evaluates LOB/Industry/UW portfolio performance at either the NA or profit center level, working with Underwriting Leaders to identify drivers of performance, risks, and opportunities.
  • Regularly gathers and synthesizes LOB trends, from top-down (e.g., GPLs/Product Boards) and bottom-up (e.g., profit center Underwriting Leaders) and ensures that business-wide product-related developments are cascaded into the NA profit center teams.
  • Drives LOB/UW technical excellence across the sub-segments or profit center, working with Underwriting Leaders to identify and resolve issues.
  • Works with Underwriting Leaders to identify product and services enhancements, capability development opportunities (e.g., skills, tools), and elevates to aligned CUO (Product or sub segment).

Strong technical underwriting expertise; Experience in relevant markets; Ability to effectively partner with multiple stakeholders and building relationships; Experience with portfolio management

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