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Senior Underwriter - E&S Construction

Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
ID
2024-10385
Date Posted
2 hours ago(6/17/2024 2:33 PM)
Company
Vela Insurance Services
Primary Location
US-AZ-Scottsdale
Category
Underwriting

Company Details

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Vela Insurance Services provides specialized Excess and Surplus Lines Casualty and Professional Liability insurance solutions in the following four market segments.: Construction, Specialty Casualty, Velocity Smal Business & Professional Liability.  We offer national service and local knowledge to our exclusive wholesale broker network and the businesses they serve.

 

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

 

https://www.vela-ins.com/ 

Responsibilities

To evaluate (selection and pricing) and maintain (control) risk acceptability and profitability within the company’s underwriting guidelines and procedures for commercial risks with a focus on non-admitted General Liability for middle market construction risks. Manage and maintain good Wholesale Broker relationships. Meet and maintain the production, profitability, and service standards established for the company.

 

  • Adhere to underwriting authority level as per on file with Manager.
  • Gather underwriting information to properly evaluate commercial risks for acceptability within company guidelines. Underwrite for profit.
  • Meet/Exceed production, profitability, and service targets.
  • Ability to research and solve more complicated problems and make decisions.
  • Determine final coverages and pricing for commercial risks.
  • Review claims and loss information on individual risks. Use this information to identify and re-evaluate accounts and develop strategy for dealing with exposures and frequency issues.
  • As a team with the Manager, manage the portfolio profitability and identify favorable and unfavorable classes of business.
  • Maintain quality and time standards as established.
  • Be informed/knowledgeable of industry issues and activities through formal educational processes to develop underwriting skills.
  • Identify and cultivate brokers with new business opportunities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Four (4) year College Degree, or commensurate experience and training.
  • Minimum of 5-10 years’ commercial lines underwriting experience.
  • Strong experience in Excess & Surplus Lines and Wholesale Brokerage Distribution.
  • CPCU and/ or other professional designations preferred.
  • Experience writing supported excess is preferred.

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Additional Company Details

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting firms.

The company offers a competitive compensation plan and robust benefits package for full time regular employees.

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.

Sponsorship Details

Sponsorship not Offered for this Role

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