VP, Underwriting

Location Name NJ, Morristown
Date Posted
23 hours ago(3/5/2021 2:12 PM)
Berkley Construction Professionals
Primary Location
MA, Boston - 99 Summer Street
CT, West Hartford - 433 S Main Street
New York
DC, Washington

Company Details

Berkley Construction Professionals


BCP was founded by insurance professionals with a passion for the construction industry and deep roots in construction professional underwriting, risk management and claims.  We offer a unique blend of innovative product ideas backed by the resources of W. R. Berkley Corporation.


Berkley Construction Professionals has a great opportunity for a VP of Underwriting to join the team!  The Vice President will provide technical support to underwriting staff and will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing senior level expertise in the underwriting of construction professional liability business with knowledge of both the PERFORM and OPUS business segments.
  • Oversee the training and development of junior underwriters with / without the title of underwriting manager
  • Effective and efficient interaction with BAM Operations personnel in order to service accounts in a timely fashion.
  • Strong ability / comfort in marketing insurance products to new and existing brokers
  • Generating new annually renewable PERFORM / HARMONY business and project specific PERFORM / OPUS / HARMONY business
  • Stellar presentation skills
  • Education of all parties seeking knowledge of our construction professional liability products.
  • Top-of-the-line servicing / responsiveness for existing customers, including brokers and clients
  • Providing content to bolster internet site and Risk Management operations
  • Interact well with BCP / BAM senior management personnel in order to achieve necessary results
  • Contributing to the long-term profitability of BCP / BAM


The role will contribute to continued development and growth of our business with the following:

  • Senior level experience in the construction professional liability arena;
  • Build off personal and existing BCP broker relationships to build book of business
  • Potential to manage underwriters with range of no experience to the senior underwriter level
  • Interact with other BAM / BCP senior personnel to maximize production strategy
  • Contribute to the long-term profitability of BCP / BAM


  • 5-10 years underwriting construction professional liability business
  • Ability to travel up to 15-20% of the year
  • Minimum of College / University degree
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Critical thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong business acumen;
  • Positive attitude;
  • Creative problem solving; and
  • Resourcefulness


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