• Underwriter

    Location Name NJ, Morristown - Suite G50
    Date Posted
    2 weeks ago(10/5/2018 8:27 AM)
    Berkley One
    Primary Location
    New Jersey
    New York
    NY, New York - 757 Third Ave - 10th Floor
  • Company Details

    About W.R. Berkley

    W. R. Berkley Corporation is a Fortune 500 Company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company is made up of dedicated and passionate people committed to delivering the highest quality insurance products and services to specialized markets worldwide.


    At Berkley One, we are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it. Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Berkley One, a Berkley company, is hiring for the position of Underwriting Technician. The job location is Morristown, NJ reporting to the AVP Underwriting.


    Berkley One exists to insure and protect the lifestyles of a modern generation of affluence. We seek clients that are sophisticated individuals and families who require world-class risk and claims management customized to their needs, a team of select expert independent agents and innovative digital tools to keep it simple and easy. We’ll blend our partners, products and capabilities with all that is Berkley, generating a modern solution for the customers we serve.


    About the job

    Our culture is one of innovation, creativity and teamwork. Our team is highly motivated, passionate about our business, and deeply experienced in developing and delivering product and service solutions in the personal insurance marketplace.

    This role will be responsible for supporting all Underwriting functions. The ideal candidate will have Personal Lines underwriting support experience in the High Net Worth space.


    What you will do


    • Manage accounts post issuance, involving the Underwriter as needed
    • Review complex Risk Management Reports which exceed Underwriting Support authority
    • Ensure compliance with Risk Management requirements
    • Process renewal and endorsement transactions within authority and engage Underwriters with thoughtful reviews for items exceeding granted authority
    • Appropriately engage with our Service Team to ensure consistency
    • Support overall underwriting book, ensuring timely processing of work and focus on retention of profitable accounts



    What you will need


    • Incredible empathy and understanding of the needs of our customers, both insureds and their agents alike. You will be an excellent, pro-active advocate for Berkley One customers and are passionate about their brand experience
    • Exceptional oral and written communication skills. Your communication style is flexible to the situation. You communicate clearly and with a purpose
    • Ability to build superior relationships internally and externally
    • Calm under pressure. You have excellent organizational skills, integrity, and great follow-through on tasks. You are comfortable challenging norms while working collaboratively with colleagues at all levels of the organization
    • You have a strong sense of accountability, fun and adventure
    • Natural curiosity. You love learning how things work and you are always looking for innovative improvements
    • A passion to provide outstanding account support. You love to pull out all the stops to support your team in order to provide exceptional customer service
    • Minimum 5 years of personal lines underwriting assistance experience, High Net Worth strongly preferred


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