Location Name NJ, Morristown - Suite G50
Date Posted
2 months ago(2/18/2020 4:09 PM)
Berkley One
Primary Location
IL, Chicago - 550 W Jackson Blvd - 3rd Floor

Company Details



The Underwriter is responsible for transactional underwriting and functions associated with underwriting risks on behalf of Berkley One Personal Lines Clients.  This position will ideally be located in Morristown, NJ but we're also open to qualified candidates in the Chicago area.  Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Review and approve new business, endorsements and renewals that fall within underwriting authority and company guidelines. Refer risks that fall outside authority or guidelines.
  • Review risk management reports to identify and recommend risk management solutions and requirements
  • Provide pro-active quote coaching for agents on new business submissions; align and convert referred accounts to new business
  • Recommend service and risk management solutions at new line and other points of the underwriting transaction with agent/broker
  • Manage book of business as it grows ensuring high quality and profitability of business
  • Anticipate insured and agent needs and find service solutions
  • Collaborate with Distribution, Marketing and Customer Service colleagues to ensure alignment and a consistent customer experience


  • BA/BS degree preferred
  • Minimum three years of high net worth personal lines underwriting experience
  • Incredible empathy and understanding of the needs of our customers, both insureds and their agents alike. You will be an excellent, pro-active advocate for Berkley One customers and are passionate about their brand experience
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills. Your communication style is flexible to the situation. You communicate clearly and with a purpose
  • Calm under pressure. You have excellent organizational skills, integrity, and great follow-through on tasks. You are comfortable challenging norms while working collaboratively with colleagues at all levels of the organization
  • You have a strong sense of accountability, fun and adventure
  • A strong customer service bias. You want to get to yes. You are known for your super responsiveness. You can say no and preserve your relationships.
  • Natural curiosity. You love learning how things work and you are always looking for innovative improvements
  • An analytical mind. You love to dive into the details of an account in order to craft pricing and coverage that meet underwriting guidelines, profitability models and customer needs
  • Ability to travel as needed, including occasional overnight travel
  • Advanced proficiency with the Microsoft suite of products


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