Berkley

AVP, Regional Underwriting Manager

Location Name NY, New York - 757 Third Ave - 10th Floor
ID
2022-6447
Date Posted
1 week ago(1/10/2022 11:04 AM)
Company
Berkley Technology Und
Primary Location
US-NY-New York
Category
Underwriting

Company Details

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We are a global insurance provider offering property, casualty and professional insurance coverage for clients with technology exposure and technology firms worldwide.

Responsibilities

The AVP, Regional Underwriting Manager serves as the strategic, operational, and motivational leader of Underwriting in support of delivering profitable growth and providing excellent community, employee, and customer relations.

 

Key functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead underwriting contact within assigned region.
  • Responsible for strategically building a territory.
  • Manage profit, loss, growth, rate and retention results for assigned territory.
  • Create new agency relationships and maintain existing relationships.
  • Lead agency distribution within assigned territory.
  • Develop marketing strategies.
  • Underwrite and manage assigned book of business.
  • Manage and monitor overall pricing practices and targets.
  • Sales and marketing efforts as needed to build assigned region to include product presentations, agency product training, etc.
  • Delegate underwriting authority and monitor compliance within assigned region.
  • Manage treaty reinsurance coverage placement and adequacy.
  • Provide leadership and direction on business opportunities, pricing, retention analysis, loss control needs, and account stewardship.
  • Conduct audits for quality control and conduct training where needed.
  • Prepare, assign and conduct performance appraisals for direct reports.
  • Establish development plans for individual team members and direct reports.
  • Participate in Claim Review Meetings when applicable.
  • Visit and develop rapport with key existing and prospective agents, as appropriate.

Qualifications

  • Four-year college degree or equivalent experience.

    CPCU, CIC, ARM etc. a plus.
  • Minimum of 7 years of multi-line underwriting and marketing experience.
  • Significant knowledge of ISO rating practices and coverage forms
  • Strong decision-making skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Ability to supervise and motivate staff and significant experience and successful track record of doing the same.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Understanding of trending, development, and pricing and experience partnering with actuarial.
  • Excellent PC skills and a working knowledge of Windows environment.
  • Experience with “paperless” underwriting file workflow systems preferred but not required.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and carry vehicle insurance coverage.
  • Up to 50% travel required.

Berkley Core Competencies

Communication

Customer Focus and Teamwork

Flexibility

Delivers Results

Technical & Job Excellence

Accountability

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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