Verus Underwriting Managers is an Excess and Surplus Lines provider writing business countrywide. Verus Underwriting Managers operates through a group of wholesale producers nationwide. Additionally, our policyholders can be reassured that their insurance investment is sound, as we are backed by the resources of a Fortune 500 company, W. R. Berkley Corporation. Successful candidates will exhibit strategic thinking, creativity, and pragmatic execution to drive results.
Verus underwriters are curious, creative problem solvers who work with our agents to create appropriately priced policies to insure their customers' risks. We are seeking Senior Professional Lines underwriters that will support our Excess & Surplus lines book of lawyers, errors & omissions, miscellaneous professional, title and real estate agents, and public entity business. Successful underwriters who are skilled in negotiating and collaborating with our agents to ensure proper risk-selection and pricing, along with leading teams to ensure company goals and objectives are met.
Under minimal supervision, the professional lines underwriter is responsible for underwriting risks in a book of business to achieve company premium and profit goals. As a Senior Professional Lines Underwriter, you would be responsible for the overall management, business development, analysis and monitoring of a book of business. You would be expected to work independently within specific limits of authority on assignments utilizing underwriting policies and guidelines, rating manual rules and insurance laws and regulations, as well as company policies and procedures. You would be expected to maintain and develop broker relationships, including addressing opportunities and areas of concern. Participation in product line management, including product enhancements as well as corrective actions.
Verus operates in a fast-paced environment that requires the ability to manage multiple, complex assignments and competing priorities. Candidates must be comfortable working in an ambiguous and dynamic environment.