Berkley

  • Senior Underwriter - Middle Market

    Location Name OH, Columbus - 4449 Easton Way
    ID
    2019-2331
    Date Posted
    17 hours ago(3/20/2019 11:21 AM)
    Company
    Berkley Mid-Atlantic Grp
    Primary Location
    US-OH-Columbus
    Category
    Underwriting
  • Company Details

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    Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group (BMAG) is a property & casualty insurance carrier serving the Mid-Atlantic, a member of W.R. Berkley Corporate (NYSE: WRB), one of the largest property casualty insurance holding companies in the United States. We are backed by the strength of a large fortune 500 corporation and operate with the closeness and flexibility of a small company. We exclusively work with select independent agents to insure the future of business.

     

    Our leadership encourages a culture that empowers employees to question the status quo and seek innovative ways to continue to exceed the expectations of our customers. We believe our strength comes from building an exceptional team that embraces collaboration, growth and ownership. If you share our vision and want to work for an organization that values your contributions, we want to hear from you!

    Responsibilities

    Do you want to be part of a dynamic and growing organization that encourages creativity, collaboration, innovation and individual expression? Are you an insurance professional who wants to think “outside the box” underwriting and servicing customers? Berkley Mid - Atlantic is a dynamic company where, everyone’s voice counts and we expect to hear from everyone. If you want to work in a unique insurance company like no other, come explore career options with us.

     

    Duties and Responsibilites:

    • Gather appropriate information to profitably underwrite a variety of Middle Market commercial risks.
    • Research, formulate and implement solutions for complex issues and accounts.
    • Determine final coverages and pricing for commercial risks within assigned authority level.
    • Review claims and loss information on individual risks. Use this information to identify and re-evaluate accounts and develop strategy for dealing with exposures and frequency issues.
    • Take a lead role relative to Key Account review and recommendations.
    • Take ownership of your underwriting territory through strong book management skills.
    • Work to develop and maintain agency relationships with a focus on long-term profitability and growth.
    • Work in collaboration with Loss Control partners to focus on controlling exposures and maintaining controls. Join Loss Control on visits with individual accounts.
    • Maintain established quality and service standards.
    • Establish strong working relationships with key producers.
    • Mentor less experienced underwriters and serve as a resource for others within the department as needed.
    • Successfully build, manage and execute a New Business Pipeline.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Keeps abreast of industry developments, particularly those which impact his or her area(s) of responsibility.
    • Understands Berkley Mid-Atlantic’s business and the factors that affect its success.
    • Communicates regularly and effectively.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 5+ year's experience in the property/casualty insurance industry, including insurance workflow, procedural analysis, rating and processing.
    • Four-year college degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • possess, or working towards AU, ARMS, CIC, CPCU, or other equivalent insurance designation.  
    • Well organized, efficient and able to work independently.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and efficiently prioritize.
    • Ability to work with others in a cooperative manner.

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