AVP, State Relations/Filings Manager

Location Name NJ, Morristown - Suite G50
Date Posted
2 months ago(6/30/2022 10:34 AM)
Berkley One
Primary Location

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 AVP, State Relations/Filings Manager to join our Compliance team at Berkley One! Berkley One, a W.R. Berkley Company, insures and protects the lifestyles of a modern generation of affluence. 


We have a welcoming culture valuing 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:

  • Serve as strategic leader of Berkley One’s relationships with insurance department state filings analysts, insurance commissioners, and state agency personnel to help accomplish Berkley One’s initiatives, effectuate change, and support W. R. Berkley Corporation’s participation in industry initiatives 
  • Develop and maintain Berkley One’s strategic relationships with filings analysts, state regulatory bodies and other leaders in the industry in support of our regulatory initiatives with respect to filed products
  • Identify strategic opportunities to interact with regulatory officials and state agencies in furtherance of Berkley One’s initiatives and keep abreast of emerging issues affecting the industry
  • Review regulatory and legislative changes to determine which affect the business; communicate applicable change the business, and track efforts to comply with such legislative changes
  • Manage the Senior Compliance Specialist and Regulatory Reporting Specialist in state filings matters, regulatory change management, and regulatory reporting
  • Serve as subject matter expert on SERFF requirements to ensure compliance and expeditious approval of filings
  • Participate on industry calls to ensure real time understanding of developments, guidance and requirements
  • Subject matter expertise in Regulatory Reporting (Statistical reporting, MCAS, Mass CAR, TICO, Florida Cat Fund) as well as state data calls (calendar, catastrophe and ad hoc)



What we're looking for:

  • 8+ years experience managing all aspects of state filings for insurance products, including the regulatory and compliance aspects of filings of rates, rules, forms, and interaction with state filing personnel
  • 8+ years of experience in state relations/government affairs – all areas of insurance
  • Demonstrated and proven leadership skills including ability to motivate and manage a team
  • Proficiency with System for Electronic Rate and Form Filing (SERFF) and Microsoft Office Suite
  • High net worth personal lines experience preferred
  • Regulatory reporting experience a plus
  • Incredible empathy and understanding of the needs of our customers, both insureds and their agents alike
  • Able to be a pro-active advocate for Berkley One customers and are passionate about their brand experience
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, a communication style flexible to the situation, and able to communicate clearly and with a purpose
  • Calm under pressure, possessing excellent organizational skills, integrity, and follow-through on tasks, able to challenge the norms while working collaboratively with colleagues at all levels of the organization
  • A strong sense of accountability and ownership
  • Natural curiosity, a love of learning how things work and always on the lookout for innovative improvements

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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