VP, Underwriting Manager

Location Name CA, San Mateo
Date Posted
2 weeks ago(5/14/2020 2:28 PM)
Berkley Alliance Managers
Primary Location
US-CA-San Mateo
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New York
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Company Details



At Berkley Alliance Managers, we offer innovative coverage and risk management solutions for our brokers and policyholders. We have a passion for offering fresh ideas and relevant insurance products and services. Our business consists of four target markets – Design Professionals, Construction Professionals, Accounting Professionals and Miscellaneous Service Professionals. Our focus allows us to tailor coverage and create comprehensive risk management programs that enhance profitability and reduce susceptibility to loss.


The VP, Underwriting Manager will oversee the production and underwriting of Accountants Professional Liability business written by our partner, CAMICO Mutual insurance Co. A successful Underwriting Manager will have the ability to positively influence underwriting behavior at CAMICO and steer our business to consistent profitability.  The role will maintain primary responsibility for the Camico program underwriting function on behalf of Berkley Alliance Managers.  


Overall responsibilities include:

  • Ensure Camico operates within established underwriting guidelines and authorities
  • Ensure Camico operates within Berkley DP’s filed rating plan
  • Handle all account Camico program referrals that fall outside the established underwriting guidelines, authorities and filed rating plan
  • Oversee and facilitate the placement of all facultative reinsurance on the Camico program
  • Conduct UW audits at Camico four times per year and report findings to Camico and BAM President
  • Work with Chief Actuary to produce monthly reports showing all Camico production, pricing and referral activity on the Camico program


  • Minimum of fifteen years of experience working as a Professional Liability Underwriter
  • Minimum of five years of experience as an Underwriter of  Accountants Professional Liability (APL) preferred
  • Experience as an APL Underwriting Manager preferred
  • Minimum of four year undergraduate degree
  • RPLU preferred
  • Ability to work independently and meet timelines
  • Comfortable working in a managerial role as a referral underwriter
  • Must be highly organized, have excellent communication skills and a high service mentality
  • Must have the ability to travel up to 35% of the time
  • Significant experience in MS Office products including Power Point, Word, Excel & Outlook

This role may be virtual.


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