• Life Sciences Associate

    Location Name NJ, Ewing - 200 Princeton S
    Date Posted
    1 week ago(11/7/2018 8:10 PM)
    Berkley Life Sciences
    Primary Location
    CA, San Diego - 1455 Frazee Road - Ste 500
    CA, San Francisco
    IL, Naperville
    NJ, Ewing - 200 Princeton S
  • Company Details

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    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 Life Sciences, we insure the future of life science innovators today. We do so by serving as a preferred market for the life science industry around the globe, offering a broad range of sophisticated property & casualty products and services designed to meet our customers’ individualized needs.


    Berkley Life Sciences professionals cohesively respond to the unique challenges faced by our life science customers. We are looking for talented and dedicated professionals to join our team.



    Under the direction the AVP, Field Operations Manager, the Life Sciences Associate (LSA) is responsible for the new business and renewal research, analysis, and service of business for an assigned group of producers.  


    Specific Duties


    • Assist Life Sciences Specialists with daily operations; research, quote and bind new and renewal business and document as per established guidelines.
    • Review all new line/endorsement submissions and stay within applicable binding authority
    • Drive renewal process, review upcoming renewals, work with producers to obtain and evaluate all underwriting information, prepare for renewal for the Life Sciences Specialist
    • Develop information and recommendation based on account analysis
    • Identify opportunities for account rounding.
    • Review account/policy rating instructions, risk analysis and provide new and renewal quotes
    • Work collaboratively and effectively with the specialists, operations, legal, home office underwriting and claims
    • Provide technical support to producers and specialists.
    • Stay current with all compliance, procedural and workflow changes.



    Technical Skills and Competencies


    Core Competencies:



    Customer Focus and Teamwork

    Innovation and Initiative



    Role Specific Competencies:


    Customer Service Excellence

    Extreme Ownership

    Positive Learning Culture


    Additional Qualifications

    • Life Sciences Associate experience including products, property, workers compensation and automobile
    • Extensive experience with ISO – rates, forms and rules
    • A proven track record of building strong business relationships with insureds, agents & brokers.
    • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Superior communication and negotiation skills.
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
    • Knowledgeable and proficient with the Microsoft Professional products in addition to Internet search capabilities


    Education & Experience

    • Associate Degree, High School, Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Insurance underwriting experience or a passing result on produce licensing exam
    • Products Liability experience a plus




    Travel is minimal; although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected


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