Berkley

  • Sr. Commercial Lines Underwriter

    Location Name NM, Albuquerque
    ID
    2019-2925
    Date Posted
    3 weeks ago(9/24/2019 3:26 PM)
    Company
    Union Standard Ins. Group
    Primary Location
    US-NM-Albuquerque
    Loc2
    AZ, Scottsdale - 14902 N 73rd Street
    Category
    Underwriting
  • Company Details

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    Union Standard Insurance Group  offers commercial property and casualty products and services through independent agents in Arizona, Arkansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. We maintain a strong local presence in each of our markets, keeping underwriting and support close to the customer.  

     

    Union Standard is committed to doing the little things, as well as the big things, right – the first time. It’s not just what we do, but how we do it, that makes the difference. Best of “US” Service comes from our independent agents and our employees. These dedicated professionals work together to provide claims, loss control, audit, underwriting and policy services. Their expertise, experience and responsiveness is our best competitive advantage.

     

    Now more than ever, financial strength is critical to a successful, long term insurance relationship. Union Standard is a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, whose insurance company subsidiaries are rated A+( Superior) by A.M. Best Company.

    Responsibilities

    Join our team as a Senior Commercial Lines Underwriter evaluating acceptability of individual risks and determining terms, conditions and pricing to achieve company profit and growth objectives. Work with agents/brokers to develop productive and profitable relationships and to ensure compliance with company underwriting guidelines.

     

    Be a part of a high energy team with an entrepreneurial spirited company and have a meaningful impact in our organization!

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Underwrites new business by reviewing the application for acceptability, requesting additional information, if necessary, and accepting or rejecting risks in conformance with company guidelines.
    • Underwrites within authority set forth by Commercial Lines Vice President and within confines of company's reinsurance treaties and corresponds with agency to collect additional information.
    • Underwrites renewal business by reviewing insured's file, producing agency's experience, nature and frequency of losses, loss control surveys, motor vehicle reports, and prior carrier loss experience.
    • Assists Commercial Lines Vice President in development of new products, pricing, or coverage's needed.
    • Develops productive and profitable relationships with agents.   
    • Maintains an established loss ratio.
    • Meets established production goals and delivers timely service.
    • Serves as the staff liaison for the assigned line in disseminating line updates and developing staff.
    • Travels within the assigned territory to facilitate customer development and relationship through agency visitation and prospect calls.
    • Pursues a program of continuing education by participating in industry sponsored and company sponsored educational courses.
    • Assists in training of other personnel as directed.

    Qualifications

    Our ideal candidate will have the following:

    • Bachelor's degree in insurance or related field.
    • Seven (7) years' minimum commercial lines underwriting experience or equivalent industry experience.

     

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