Berkley

  • Associate Underwriter

    Location Name IL, Chicago - 311 S. Wacker Drive - Suite 2350
    ID
    2019-2209
    Date Posted
    2 months ago(1/14/2019 9:51 AM)
    Company
    Admiral Insurance Group
    Primary Location
    US-IL-Chicago
    Category
    Underwriting
  • Company Details

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    Admiral Insurance Group, a W. R. Berkley Company, is a wholesale-dedicated excess and surplus lines commercial insurance carrier. We specialize in underwriting difficult-to-place moderate to high-risk commercial business looking for creative solutions to new and unusual complex risks. Our lines of business include Commercial Casualty and Professional Liability.

     

    Admiral has been in operation since 1974, with antecedents dating back to 1952. We have been a part of the W. R. Berkley Corporation since 1979. W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Our A.M. Best’s rating is A+ and a financial size category XV.

     

    We are a company that values the individual strengths of each of our employees. Admiral empowers individuals, challenging every employee to contribute to our goal, agile solution provider to our customers and our team. We seek collaborative individuals dedicated to making a difference every day. We offer opportunities for advancement, personal development, competitive benefits and compensation.

     

    Come join our team! To learn more, visit us at: https://www.admiralins.com/.

    Responsibilities

    The Underwriter will work in a team setting generating, underwriting and analyzing accounts for development of new and renewal Casualty business

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Compliance with underwriting documentation rules and guidelines.
    • Maintain an acceptable underwriting profit.
    • Adherence to Admiral underwriting guidelines and referral compliance.
    • Act as referral authority for Associate Underwriters.
    • Development and maintenance of key broker/agent relationships.
    • Management and development of new business and broker relationships.
    • Coordinate strategic marketing calls to key brokers (up to 25%).
    • Participates in all internal company training and continuing education.
    • Remains current on product releases as it pertains to Casualty.
    • Stay abreast and knowledgeable on market trends in terms of forms, coverage and appetite to maintain competitiveness.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • Minimum of five years of commercial underwriting experience.
    • Technical knowledge of casualty lines of coverage.
    • Applicable coursework toward attainment of a CPCU designation desired.
    • Strong organization skills.
    • Ability to manage deadlines effectively.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Technical proficiency is required.
    • Ability to travel, as needed.

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