Berkley

Corporate Underwriting Specialist

Location Name GA, Lawrenceville
ID
2022-6908
Date Posted
1 month ago(5/16/2022 2:33 PM)
Company
Berkley SouthEast InsGroup
Primary Location
US-GA-Lawrenceville
Category
Underwriting

Company Details

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Berkley Southeast Insurance Group, (BSIG), is a regional commercial lines property and casualty insurance provider. We partner with a select group of independent agents in Alabama, the Carolinas, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee to provide commercial products and services for small and mid-sized businesses.

 

Our focus is on providing our customers superior claim service and getting them ‘back-in-business’ following a covered loss which includes getting buildings repaired quickly, accelerating automobile repairs, and getting injured workers prompt proper medical care and back to work. This, combined with the resources of W. R Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, provides assurance to our policyholders that BSIG will be here when you need us most.

 

Our employees work in a culture of innovation implementing new ideas to grow our business and improve processes to better serve our agents and customers.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

The Corporate Underwriting Specialist is responsible for assisting regional offices in meeting their growth and profit goals by providing commercial property or casualty underwriting expertise.  S/he assists the Commercial Underwriting Manager in developing and administering Underwriting policy and practices in assigned areas of responsibility consistent with BSIG profit and production objectives.  Responsible for monitoring results and recommend adjustments in strategies in line with Company profit and production objectives.  Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides underwriting direction for assigned area of responsibility that demonstrates an effective balancing of Corporate profit and production objectives
  • Develops/revises Underwriting Guidelines as needed.
  • Monitors product, class, state and Profit Center performance for assigned areas of responsibility and conducts necessary analysis developing recommendations for coverage and rate modifications to achieve targeted results.
  • Working in conjunction with actuarial staff, systems, underwriting, and marketing participates as appropriate in developing state filings, rate changes and product and form modifications.
  • Assists underwriters with risk analysis of referral accounts.
  • Conducts regular training and development sessions designed to increase technical proficiency of underwriting staff.  
  • Keeps abreast of industry developments, particularly those which impact his or her area(s) of responsibility, including participation in appropriate industry meetings, seminars, and education sessions.
  • Assists Chief Underwriting Officer with promoting consistency and quality of underwriting performance through BSIG Quality Control Program and annual Profit Centers’ audits.
  • Works in conjunction with regional line of business teams to develop/revise proprietary forms and reviews NCCI/ISO countrywide changes for file and adoption.
  • Understands BSIG’s business and the factors that affect its success.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent industry experience.
  • Preferred CPCU or CIC designation
  • Ten or more years of progressive Commercial Lines Insurance experience, demonstrating a high level of technical underwriting skills.
  • Deep Casualty insurance experience a plus
  • Demonstrates the ability to analyze a wide variety of situations effectively and to present logical solutions to problems.
  • Demonstrates effective communications, interpersonal and negotiation skills to deal with all levels of staff and management. 
  • Demonstrates organizations skills necessary to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
  • Must be fully vaccinated and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19. * 

Additional Company Details

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Additional Requirements


*Per the CDC, fully vaccinated means at least 2 weeks after (1) a second dose in a 2-dose series, or (2) a single-dose vaccine, and this status and definition applies to COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized for emergency use or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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