Berkley

Product Director, Casualty

Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
ID
2021-5479
Date Posted
2 months ago(7/29/2021 9:22 AM)
Company
Nautilus Insurance Group
Primary Location
US-AZ-Scottsdale
Loc2
GA, Atlanta - 2 Ravinia Drive - Suite 1000
Loc3
IL, Chicago - 550 W Jackson Blvd - 3rd Floor
Loc4
TX, Dallas
Category
Product Development

Company Details

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Nautilus Insurance Group is a strong underwriting Company and respected leader in the E&S industry. Our culture promotes creativity, integrity and respect, allowing us to attract and retain quality employees. Nautilus is a subsidiary of the W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company recognized as one of the most respected names in the property casualty insurance industry. Nautilus writes Commercial Excess and Surplus Lines business in all 50 states.

 

About W. R. Berkley Corporation
W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the operating units in the Berkley group participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively.

Responsibilities

The Casualty Product Director’s primary job function includes managing the day-to-day operation of the product development function, evaluates insurance industry developments to create and update company products and procedures.

 

  • Maintains line of business profitability.
  • Analyzes market conditions of forms, endorsements, and rates.
  • Reviews industry publications and monitors pending legislation and regulations to determine impact of new developments on company insurance products.
  • Collaborates with production underwriting, legal, and IT teams.
  • Consults with designated company team members to disseminate language or provision changes.
  • Prepares documents or directives needed to implement changes including distribution and notification to internal and external customers.
  • Corresponds or consults with agents, brokers, and other interested persons to determine feasibility and marketability of new products to meet competition and increase sales.
  • Oversees development and maintenance of E-Guide, forms on web portal and other electronic products that may arise including notification of changes to internal and external customers.
  • Development of special products or programs, underwriting procedures and educational seminars including notification and distribution to internal and external customers.
  • Assists in the creation and maintenance of rate and form filings for products or lines of business in designated states including notification and distribution to internal and external customers.
  • Reviews and monitors progress of projects to ensure completion by assigned deadlines.
  • Carries out management responsibilities with small product team in accordance with the Company policies, goals and applicable laws. Responsibilities include hiring, training, directing work, engaging, appraising, rewarding, and managing performance.

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or 5+ years related insurance experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • CPCU, IIA or other insurance related classes recommended. 
  • Excess and Surplus lines background is highly preferred.
  • 3+ years experience underwriting casualty products at a senior level required.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Good understanding of the E&S business environment.
  • The ability to effectively engage with leaders across the organization
  • Applicable knowledge of budgets, forecasting, and metrics.
  • Good decision-making skills and response to high-pressure situations.
  • Intermediate to Advanced experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and aptitude to learn new applications, as needed.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Must be able to travel to visit agents and attend conventions as necessary.
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