• Underwriter

    Location Name KS, Overland Park
    Date Posted
    4 days ago(12/5/2018 5:06 PM)
    Intrepid Direct Insurance Agency
    Primary Location
    US-KS-Overland Park
  • Company Details

    One of W. R. Berkley’s newest property and casualty companies, Intrepid Direct Insurance, is an innovative company. Our vision is to create the most efficient insurance experience for our customers through the use of technology and our team’s deep knowledge of the insured’s industry. Our start-up team will be “A” level insurance industry talent and long-term thinkers. Our team will be ready to assist our customers to assure they are properly insured and have a great service experience.



    The underwriting assistant will help the underwriting team with tactical support for all processes and services. Also by providing superior response and service to our client services team for their property and casualty insurance needs. The underwriting assistant will be a team player. As Intrepid Direct Insurance is growing, it is important that all employees work together to achieve our goals.

    • Work with underwriters on new and renewal business and achieve growth and profitability
    • Has had limited authority to handle endorsement
    • Support underwriters and VP on projects and product development
    • Work with IT/Operations to automate services and tasks
    • Create quote proposals
    • On-line rating in all available systems
    • Issue endorsements
    • Communicate well with client services
    • Develop a renewal process
    • Work with urgency to complete client services requests
    • Document all interaction with client services in our management system for record keeping
    • Assist sales, client services and IT teams to make the customer experience better
    • Answer incoming calls from client services request for quotes and endorsements



    • Assumes other tasks and duties as assigned by management
    • Participates in organizational meetings on a regular basis
    • Attends professional and/or continuing educational seminars and classes 
    • Interacts continuously with all levels of employees of various departments
    • Must exhibit professional behavior at all times while representing the company






    • Underwriting experience-Minimum of 3 years as a company underwriting assistant
    • Has supported underwriters with new and renewal business with success in achieving growth and profitability goals
    • Multi line background including Property, Liability, Automobile, Umbrella and WC
    • Self-starting, self-motivating and capable of making decisions with limited supervision
    • Knowledge underwriting “Main Street” classes of business
    • Automotive aftermarket experience a plus
    • Familiarity with ISO forms and rating
    • Experience as rater required
    • Experience in working on teams and projects
    • Build sustainable relationships of trust through open and interactive communication
    • Candidate will possess good communication (verbal/written) skills 
    • Detail oriented
    • BOP knowledge a plus
    • Filings experience a plus

    Behaviors & Performance

    • Planning & Organizing:  Ability to organize, multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively



    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • CPCU and/or other designations preferred but not required



    • Minimum 3 years of experience as an assistant in commercial property and casualty underwritingTRAVEL
    • Limited travel required-less than 5 %


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