• Program Underwriting Specialist - Commercial Lines Insurance

    Job Locations US-PA-Conshohocken
    Job ID
    2019-1048
    Category
    Programs
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Through effective underwriting decision making, mutually beneficial broker relationship and application of underwriting tools, this position is responsible to for developing new business within defined regions, while maintaining a profitable diverse book of business. This role will also focus on providing effective service to brokers and maintain underwriting excellence.

    Responsibilities

    • Underwriting Analysis: Identifying, selecting and assessing risks; developing and negotiating price, coverage, terms and conditions for all new and renewal business
    • Sales & Marketing: Demonstrates high level of responsiveness and focus on supporting brokers objectives; Develops and maintains broker relationships through responsive service, in-person meetings, and demonstrates knowledge of their clients’ business
    • Negotiate & Close Deals: Ability to identify coverage comparison, program highlights and values, and effectively communicate to win the deal
    • Portfolio Management: Effectively managing a book of business by analyzing the portfolio, identifying areas of opportunity for improved growth, profit and diversification and increase market share with preferred brokers
    • Underwriting Excellence: Documents files that reflects a solid thought process and decision making through comprehensive account reviews, sign-offs and referrals; Achieve and maintain a defined audit score; Achieve rate, retention, and financial goal
    • Professional Development: Actively participates by fully engaging in team meetings, demonstrating appropriate procedures and work principles, problem solving activities to support the work of the team; and continue to develop professional relationship between underwriter & underwriting assistant

    Qualifications

    • 3-5 years of underwriting experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
    • Knowledge of commercial insurance
    • Ability to evaluate a risk and identify hazards and controls
    • Utilizing logic and reasoning to make underwriting judgement around exposure and pricing
    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a high-volume, fast-paced, team-oriented environment
    • Ability to build broker relationships and represent the NSM brand
    • Highly motivated and results-oriented
    • Strong verbal and written skills
    • Detail-oriented with demonstrated ability to self-direct, prioritize work, and meet deadlines
    • Knowledge of computer systems (rating system, Pipeline, AFW, ImageRight, etc.)

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