Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United States and operates worldwide in two segments of the property casualty insurance business: Insurance and Reinsurance. Each of the Berkley companies, or operating units, within Berkley participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product.
Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our Berkley companies to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. This decentralized structure provides financial accountability and incentives to local management and enables us to attract and retain the highest caliber professionals.
We have the expertise and resources to utilize our strengths in the present environment, and the flexibility to anticipate, innovate and respond to whatever opportunities and challenges the future may hold.
The candidate will be responsible for the review and risk analysis of various WRBC exposure portfolios, reinsurance structuring, negotiation and successful placement of reinsurance treaties that protect WRBC's portfolio of insurance operations around the globe. In this position the candidate will interact with key decision makers within WRB and work in a consultative and collaborative manner in order to address a variety of risk appetites within the firm and for the organization as a whole.
The candidate needs to have full working knowledge of the Property and Casualty Insurance industry, the fundamentals of reinsurance and a thorough knowledge of the reinsurance marketplace from previous experience. The candidate should be adept at multi-tasking and able to apply critical thinking to complex problems. The ideal candidate will have past experience in either reinsurance underwriting, reinsurance broking, or buying or any combination of these roles.