Senior Underwriter

Location Name NJ, Hamilton Square
Date Posted
3 months ago(10/19/2020 10:39 AM)
Berkley Accident & Health
Primary Location
US-NJ-Hamilton Square

Company Details



The Senior Stop Loss Underwriter will seek profitable growth of the company’s portfolio of stop loss business by analyzing and selecting risks based on qualified underwriting criteria that adhere to the company’s established underwriting guidelines. This position will work cross-functionally with clinical, actuarial, claims and distribution to carry through new and renewal business strategies in a professional and thoughtful manner. Location is flexible.  Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Write and retain profitable stop loss cases adhering to the company’s guidelines and within assigned letter of authority.
  • Work collaboratively with clinical underwriting staff to ensure adequate risk premium is established based on known, ongoing claimants.
  • Develop and maintain successful relationships with target production sources within assigned programs, as well as with BAH Sales and Account Management.
  • Accurately document underwriting thought process and authority reviews through company journal and filing system.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years of progressive Stop Loss Underwriting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • An understanding of stop loss market dynamics, risk management strategies, and a strong desire to stay ahead of emerging risks in the market. Prior experience working with employer stop loss captives preferred.
  • Confidence and a developed skillset in the areas of math, communication and negotiation.
  • Strong time management skills and self-discipline to effectively manage a large case load volume during peak production cycles.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience with David Young System (preferred)
  • Must exhibit professional behavior at all times while representing or being identified as an employee of the company
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with all operational areas, management and staff to further the company’s mission
  • Strong consulting and interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with brokers, clients and service vendors.


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