E&S Primary Auto Underwriting Manager

Location Name FL, Jacksonville
Date Posted
2 months ago(9/30/2021 10:41 AM)
Carolina Casualty Ins Grp
Primary Location

Company Details



Carolina Casualty is a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation, an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines insurance writers in the United States. We specialize in liability, physical damage, cargo and other insurance solutions for the commercial auto markets including trucking, public transportation and others. 


The Underwriting Manager for E&S Primary Auto is responsible for building and later overseeing the segment, including underwriting leadership within North America Specialty – Auto Casualty. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Thoughtfully establish group strategy, appetite and marketing plans
  • Develop, implement and manage strategic underwriting for specific lines of business and provide business forecasting related to trends and profitability within specific lines of business.
  • Develop, implement and monitor underwriting guidelines, rates, forms, pricing, endorsements and procedures.
  • Monitor results, collaborate with actuarial team and optimize portfolio through risk selection and pricing strategy to maximize profitability
  • Lead pro-active discussions with reinsurers, verifying the appropriate use of reinsurance used by specific lines of business, including various treaty and facultative reinsurance.
  • Responsible for the planning and management of associates including: hiring, placement, training, performance management, salary planning and administration and budgeting.
  • Approve accounts which exceed underwriting staff authority due to level of complexity, premium, class of business or coverage provided for specific lines of business.
  • Conduct regular visits with general agents, brokers and program managers to understand business needs, reinforce objectives, drive business results and identify new business opportunities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8-10 years of E&S experience with primary casualty underwriting and/or management
  • Prior commercial insurance business startup experience a plus
  • CPCU Designation Preferred
  • Expert understanding of casualty insurance market and trends, competitor landscape and legal and regulatory environment
  • Demonstrable experience setting strategy and monitoring production and profitability on a regional and/or national level
  • Ability to travel up to 50% travel.

Additional Company Details

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Additional Requirements

COVID-19 vaccine required unless prohibited by law.


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