Underwriter / Sr. Underwriter (High Net Worth Personal Lines)

Location Name NJ, Morristown - Suite G50
Date Posted
2 months ago(6/23/2022 9:56 AM)
Berkley One
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Company Details



Berkley One exists to insure and protect the lifestyles of a modern generation of affluence. We seek clients that are sophisticated individuals and families who require world-class risk and claims management customized to their needs, a team of select expert independent agents and innovative digital tools to keep it simple and easy. We’ll blend our partners, products and capabilities with all that is Berkley, generating a modern solution for the customers we serve.


Our culture is one of innovation, creativity and teamwork. Our team is highly motivated, passionate about our business, and deeply experienced in developing and delivering product and service solutions in the personal insurance marketplace.


We have an exciting opportunity for an Underwriter / Sr. Underwriter (based upon experience) to join our Berkley One team! This role will be focused on high net worth personal lines underwriting.


We have a welcoming culture of innovation, creativity, and teamwork...valuing all our employees. We actually trademarked the phrase Everything Counts, Everyone Matters® to describe the Berkley commitment to our people and how we do business. We believe that every person in the organization is important and every accomplishment makes a difference in our results. Come join us!


What you'll do:

  • In our rapidly growing environment, new business is the focus of the underwriter’s day at Berkley One; you will use your excellent experience and decision-making skills to seek the most profitable business
  • Protect our portfolio by collaborating with risk management to identify and recommend solutions that ultimately make the risk better than when it started
  • Innovate with the team and larger organization to effect the changes you want to see whether it be in the day to day or larger organization priorities
  • Partner with a designated group of agents with focus on individuals and creating Berkley One champions by building strong relationships, coaching on new business solutions, and taking time to understand what’s most important to the agent and client
  • Consult and help agents understand our appetite and apply that knowledge to risk selection
  • Utilize our cutting-edge technology tools that help you monitor the quality of your book of business and use the knowledge in your individual decisions
  • Collaborate with Distribution and Marketing colleagues to co-create plans that drive the business


What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5+ years of high net worth personal lines underwriting experience
  • An analytical mind; you love to dive into the details of an account in order to craft pricing and coverage that meet underwriting guidelines, profitability models and customer needs
  • Incredible empathy and understanding of the needs of our customers, both insureds and their agents alike; you will be an excellent, pro-active advocate for Berkley One customers and are passionate about their brand experience
  • A strong customer service bias; you want to get to yes; you are known for your super responsiveness; you can say no and preserve your relationship
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills; your communication style is flexible to the situation; you communicate clearly and with a purpose
  • Calm under pressure; you have excellent organizational skills, integrity, and great follow-through on tasks; you are comfortable challenging norms while working collaboratively with colleagues at all levels of the organization
  • You have a strong sense of accountability, fun and adventure
  • Natural curiosity; you love learning how things work and you are always looking for innovative improvements
  • Ability to travel as needed, including overnight travel
  • Flexibility to work an alternate work schedule including coverage for West Coast customers
  • Exceptional technology skills

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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