AVP, Regional Underwriting Manager

Location Name CA, Irvine - 300 Spectrum Center Dr.
Date Posted
6 days ago(3/22/2023 11:48 AM)
Berkley Technology Und
Primary Location
CA, San Diego - 9797 Aero Drive
CA, Los Angeles

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.


The company is an equal opportunity employer.


The AVP, Regional Underwriting Manager will serve 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:

  • 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.


  • 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.
  • 50% travel required

Additional Company Details

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies or firms.

The company offers a competitive compensation plan and robust benefits package for full time regular employees which for this role include:
• Base Salary Range: $120,000 – $180,000
• Eligible to participate in annual discretionary bonus.
• Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Wellness, Paid Time Off, 401(k) and Profit-Sharing plans.

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.


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