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Company Berkley Net Underwriters
Location Name VA, Manassas
ID
2020-4098
Primary Location
US-VA-Manassas
Company W. R. Berkley Corporation
Location Name IL, Naperville
Objectives This position leads the overall actuarial and the product rate/rule/form filing functions; key objectives for this position include the following: - Successfully manage, direct, and implement strategy for all actuarial and related services for the Berkley Shared Services platform. - Successfully oversee the rate/rule/form filing services for the Berkley Shared Services platform.  - Successfully manages the technology related products and tools used in support of the Berkley Shared Services platform and its various stakeholders - Successfully provide support to other units within W.R. Berkley responsible for providing policy data to various regulatory agencies  Responsibilities The following responsibilities support the objectives of this position: - Provides analysis of rate and rule changes across 51 jurisdictions and 10+ property and casualty products to provide operating units with prospective estimates of the impact of regulatory changes on the platform. - Provides actuarial rate filing support including completion of transmittal documents and development of proprietary rate support where needed. - Directs efforts to obtain regulatory approval for the filing of products (rates, rules and forms) across 51 jurisdictions and 10+ products - Provides actuarial consulting to operating units supported by the Berkley Shared Services platform. - Develops, maintains and oversees various databases, reports, and actuarial tools that support the overall Berkley Shared Services platform - Coordinates with W.R. Berkley Compliance Unit in developing requirements, timelines, and data queries to support annual, quarterly, and monthly state statistical data reporting needs. - Conducts research and analyzes competitor filings as needed to support development of new rating rules on the shared platform.  
ID
2020-4097
Primary Location
US-IL-Naperville
Loc2
IL, Chicago - 550 W Jackson Blvd - 5th Floor
Company Berkley Accident and Health
Location Name NJ, Hamilton Square
The Claims Analyst performs a complete quality review and evaluation of all Captive Stop Loss claim submissions received and logged in the David Young Claim System to determine whether the amount requested is eligible for reimbursement under the Stop Loss Policy in force. Ideal locations include Hamilton Square, NJ or Marlborough, MA but other locaitons including remote/virtual will be considered.    Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Process an average of 5 to 7 claims per day. - Maintain a processing accuracy of 99% or better. - Determine, on a timely basis, the eligibility of assigned claim by applying the appropriate contractual provisions to the medical facts and specifications of the claim. - Review and adjudicate claims within approved authority limits. - Maintain assigned claim block and assist other team members while meeting departmental guidelines. - Elevates issues to next level of supervision, as appropriate. - Exhibit good organizational, oral communication and interpersonal skills while working with internal and external customers. - Document rationale of claim decisions based on review of the contractual provisions, plan specifications and the analysis of medical records, etc.
ID
2020-4094
Primary Location
US-NJ-Hamilton Square
Loc2
MA, Marlborough - 290 Donald J Lynch Boulevard
Company Nautilus Insurance Group
Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
Nautilus Insurance has an exciting opportunity for a Product Specialist role within the Product Innovation team.  This role is a technical role within product development to help drive the implementation of projects and initiatives.  The Product Specialist role focuses on the following:   - Collects, documents, and analyzes data from a variety of sources to assist in the evaluation of new products, programs, initiatives, and market opportunities. This includes, but is not limited to: policy language, underwriting guidelines, and pricing. It also includes the support of projects including research development, testing and rollout, as needed - Supports the Product Development team in prioritizing projects and initiatives to ensure the organization’s strategic and operational goals are met. - Maintains professional relationships with internal and external customers. - Supports creation of training tools and presentation for new products, programs and initiatives, as requested. - Act as liaison with other departments, including but not limited to: Production Underwriting, Underwriting Systems & Operations, Actuarial, and IT, to ensure correct implementation of new initiatives and guideline changes. - Assists in monitoring product line performance, including production, profitability, and auditing to ensure risk quality and help identify opportunities for growth. - Maintains working knowledge of all Commercial Lines products and programs, risk appetite and underwriting philosophy. - Additional responsibilities as requested by Product Innovation Leadership.
ID
2020-4091
Primary Location
US-AZ-Scottsdale
Company Nautilus Insurance Group
Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
The eLearning Specialist is responsible for improving performance by creating both asynchronous and synchronous online training.  The Specialist is responsible for using appropriate learning technological processes and resources for employee and customer training and development.  This includes designing, developing and delivering training solutions including on-line classes, webinars, job aids, podcasts and simulations.    The specialist will: - Work closely with subject matter experts and the training team to design and develop course materials addressing underwriting and business skills - Have working knowledge of best practices to maximize learning transfer - Develop eLearning courses using Articulate 360 and Powtoons - Utilize WebEx to deliver instructor-led classes - Create, record and edit audio and video content
ID
2020-4090
Primary Location
US-AZ-Scottsdale
Company Key Risk
Location Name NC, Greensboro - 7823 National Service Road
Following industry best practices and company guidelines, the Premium Auditor is responsible for the accurate, timely completion of premium audits for assigned accounts, both in a physical and virtual setting, and for providing client support in classification, NCCI/Bureau rules and related areas.   Principle Responsibilities Premium Audit - Timely complete premium audits for assigned accounts and transmit for processing - Follow all NCCI, State Bureau and Company guidelines in the completion of audits - Notify internal teams (underwriter, risk manager, Regional Vice President, etc) of concerns with assigned accounts. - Support Key Risk’s hybrid audit approach, while using best judgement in determining whether to travel for an audit. - Utilize available technologies such as video calls, screen share and secure portal to enhance client experience - Research, respond to and revise (when appropriate) disputed audits   Client Support - Respond to underwriter, insured and agency partner requests regarding premium audits - Perform classification research for underwriters, insureds and agency partners for assigned accounts - Per Company guidelines, provide copies of audit billing and worksheets, ensuring confidentiality of shared audit data - Daily telephone and email communication with agency partners, insureds and internal team members.   Department Support - Advise Premium Audit Manager of trends identified in audits - Participate in software testing, including current and future audit platforms, policy systems, claims systems and related business intelligence software   Other Responsibilities - Embrace a culture of Innovation by exhibiting Key Risk’s Innovation Behaviors, and by actively participating in idea submission, experimentation and implementation. - Professional Development – Develop job skills through Company training and the pursuit of industry designations - Professional Relationships – Develop and maintain strong working relationships with all stakeholders, including insureds, agency partners, NCCI/State Bureau personnel and Key Risk/WRB associates (underwriters, Regional Vice Presidents, auditors, information technology, claims and other WRB companies) - Client Service Infusion – support CSI program by promoting and upholding 4 key behaviors
ID
2020-4089
Primary Location
US-NC-Greensboro
Company Berkley Technology Services
Location Name IA, Urbandale - 3840 109th Street
The position will involve identifying requirements, developing, implementing, and supporting technical solutions for customers within the RSA Archer Platform.  Primary Duties and Responsibilities:Support Role - Supports company BA/BCA and development staff in creation of application and system integration. - Provides tier 2 service desk application support and trouble shooting. - Monitor / track issues until resolution and determine impacts resulting from issue. - Coordinates Minor software release schedule and approval process with Release Management, development staff, Business System Analysts, and customers. - Able to provide root cause analyze when troubleshooting system issues. Development Role - Develop RSA Archer integrations utilizing data feeds and data imports - Create solutions using advanced workflow and on-demand applications when needed - Create fields, reports, iView’s and dashboards to configure access control, record permissions, events and notifications - Develops advanced requirements based on customer request and/or requirements. Assist in writing requirements, design, testing and/or initiation of projects to help provide solutions for our customers. - Coordinates software release schedule and approval process with development staff, Business System Analysts, and other BTS staff. - Active participant in design sessions and other technical meetings involving system changes. Shared between the 2 Roles Outlined Above: - Work with business to understand system issues. - Knowledgeable on a specific set of components within applications. - Communicate issues effectively to multiple levels within the organization. - Recreate issues and document requirements for bug fixes and/or system enhancements. - Create documentation and training materials, Provide end-user training to internal and external customers. - Assists in release software upgrades to customers (internal/external to BTS), including testing. - Travel for position is up to 10%. ** Items from the 2 roles outlined could overlap depending on the individual
ID
2020-4088
Primary Location
US-IA-Urbandale
Company Key Risk
Location Name NC, Greensboro - 7823 National Service Road
Position is responsible for maintaining all aspects of agent/producer licensing and appointments, agency database and file maintenance, contract support, and compliance of state and regulatory requirements. Includes client support to monitor and resolve related agency needs. Monitors the accuracy of the Key Risk systems by ensuring compliance with regulatory filings, company guidelines and operational accuracy of the system output.  Researches regulatory requirements to ensure compliance with procedures and to provide supporting information as needed.       Assists manager with compliance initiatives related to data filings to adhere to regulatory requirements from states, bureaus, and other required organizations.  Includes validation of the data, researching inquiries, and acting as a liaison to resolve any inquiries.   Principle Responsibilities - Processing company appointments for approved producers utilizing state specific requirements through the applicable systems and maintaining all proper documentation per requirements - Stay abreast of state licensing change and manage updates to licensing and appointment process. - Communication to agency confirming actions via telephone, written and/or electronic communication. - Participate in applicable states’ market conduct exams as needed. - Prepare and maintain all proper documentation according to state requirements and company procedures. - Set up new agencies and producer records as contracts established and maintain database accuracy - Annual maintenance and follow up of required agency documentation, i.e., agency profiles, proof of E & O, licenses, etc. - Provide support by creating new and updated agency agreements using the approved templates provided. - Manage the agency agreement records to ensure accurate details in the Compliance portal, electronic storage of all files, and adding updates as needed. - Research regulatory requirements to ensure compliance - Prepares various Compliance filings to adhere to regulatory requirements from states, bureaus, and other required organizations - Validation of the data, researching inquiries, and acting as a liaison to resolve any inquiries - Submit electronic filings based on state requirements
ID
2020-4086
Primary Location
US-NC-Greensboro
Company Berkley Southeast Insurance Group
Location Name NC, Charlotte - 3436 Toringdon Way
The Senior Underwriter partners with agents to manage a challenging and/or complex book of commercial business or agency relationships. S/he demonstrates complex decision-making with little or no supervision, recommending quality exceptions where appropriate to maximize profitability and meet business plans. Supports marketing activities to agents and actively participates in the agency management process. Serves as a mentor providing technical support, training, and problem solving for other underwriters.  Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Analyzes commercial lines accounts to make decisions based on individual risk characteristics, exposure analysis, hazard recognition and control.  Utilizes underwriting guidelines to ensure compliance with state regulations.  Within delegated authority levels, accepts, rejects or modifies new and/or renewal business to ensure a profitable book of business.   - Prices business according to Company underwriting and pricing guidelines.  Assists less experienced underwriters in the handling of high hazard or more complex accounts.  Ability to use creativity and underwriting knowledge to write risks and retain business. - Partners with Territory Managers to support marketing activities by developing ongoing relationships with agents to discuss market appetite, quality and profitability of submissions, service standards, and underwriting and/or product changes.  Communicates with agents on underwriting issues including decisions on cancellations, declinations, exposure concerns, and survey results. - Partners with Territory Managers to identify issues or patterns and works to resolve or improve them; participates in agency planning and review processes; and may identify sales and marketing opportunities.   Takes a lead role relative to Key Account review and recommendations. - Travels, with or without Territory Manager, to assigned agent locations to develop agency partnerships.  - Trains and educates agency staff on Company products, services, processes, and underwriting philosophy.   - Assists in training and serves as a technical resource to other underwriters as needed.  - Attends industry workshops/meetings each year.
ID
2020-4085
Primary Location
US-NC-Charlotte
Company Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group
Location Name MD, Towson
T The Assistant Vice President of Underwriting is responsible for all activities related to objectives and plans for the profit center including providing direction to enhance marketing and underwriting activities. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:  - Develops and monitors the overall plans and objectives of the profit center. - Strong underwriting skills and fairly extensive underwriting background. - Responsible for the management and development of the agency force in the assigned territory. - Implements the marketing and underwriting strategies for the profit center with the technical assistance of the Home Office. - Guides and shape underwriting quality assurance, price, rate and exposure monitoring, price adequacy and risk selection. - Utilizes organizational strategy to guide and align the profit center with company objectives and goals. - Supervises and develops all profit center employees either directly or through their managers. - Assists in the development and implementation of company strategies, especially as they apply to their profit center. - Responsible for all aspects of customer relations for their profit center. - Monitors competition regularly by reviewing hit ratio and retention information, non-renewed business, discussions with agents, reading trade publications and reviewing information available from State Insurance departments. - Conduct file reviews and manage the risk selection process.  - Manage overall book of business by analyzing elements including but not limited to loss ratio, mix of business, item count and premium growth.  - Monitor and maintain service standards on an ongoing basis. - Contributes to Berkley Mid-Atlantic's success by developing departmental and individual staff goals; measuring results, rewarding achievements or taking corrective action, as necessary. - Develops employees through coaching, training, providing ongoing and constructive feedback, and through regular performance and salary reviews. - Retains staff by managing responsibly and creating a positive work environment. - Keeps abreast of industry developments, particularly those which impact his or her area(s) of responsibility.  - Understands Berkley Mid-Atlantic's business and the factors that affect its success. - Communicates regularly and effectively with staff, both as a team and individuall
ID
2020-4083
Primary Location
US-MD-Towson
Company Berkley Net Underwriters
Location Name VA, Manassas
As a strategic partner, the Manager, Talent and Organizational Development works with the Vice President of Human Resources (VP HR) and Operating Unit Leadership to align and support the VP HR with the execution of the talent strategy and operating unit strategic initiatives. This role works closely with Leadership and Group HR to consult, provide advice and guidance as it relates to talent-related activities including but not limited to: recruitment and selection, staff retention, performance management, talent development, compensation planning and employee relations.   The Manager, Talent and Organizational Development fulfills the primary responsibilities of the role by executing the following duties and tasks: - Consults and counsels with leaders on performance management, talent development, salary administration, succession planning, recognition, training gaps, employee relations, employee conduct, etc. - Guides and coaches leaders through actions related to formal disciplinary procedures, jointly determines appropriate course of actions; reviews and provides suggestions for performance improvement plans; and ensures legal compliance with aid of VP HR and/or legal counsel when necessary - Proactively identifies areas for process improvement, innovation, and opportunities for efficiency and synergy - Partners with management on engagement strategies that improve employee satisfaction, this includes coordination of community or company events, e.g. - Confers with leaders to identify staffing needs, job specifications, job duties, qualifications, skills and competencies - Partners with recruiting on internal and external recruitment efforts for all positions - Partners with hiring managers to ensure proper company and department on-boarding tasks including: 30/60/90 day reviews, survey analysis, etc. - Partners with the hiring manager to ensure required timely completion of new hire I-9’s; and finding alternative sources to complete new hire’s I-9 for off-site/remote/employees.   Updating I-9 verifications in HireRight as required. - Assists in the development and delivery of management and/or employee training sessions related to strategic initiatives, performance management, employee engagement, succession planning, etc. - Actively researches, creatively designs and implements effective methods to educate, enhance performance and recognize performance; advising and collaborating on the development and administration of recognition programs with Group HR and Shared HR Services - May lead or participate in special and/or cross-functional project teams related to Company strategic initiatives - Assist in administration and communication of ADA process as needed - Identifies, evaluates and resolves employee relations issues such as employee complaints, harassment allegations and civil rights complaints with the aid of VP HR and/or legal counsel when necessary - Conducts, Analyzes and reports on trends related to employee relations activities; Reviews exit interviews to analyze reasons for separation and to identify trends - Assists employees with developing personal strategies or action plans related to the workplace, e.g., career development, performance improvement, peer/manager conflict, communication, etc. - Administers initial and ongoing Visa and Immigration requirements - Ensures the integrity of employee and payroll data for job and salary changes, as well as maintain and approve payroll logs   Role Specific Competencies Collaboration Positive Learning Culture Decision Making and Problem Solving Situational Adaptability Employee Performance Management Extreme Ownership Additional duties as assigned
ID
2020-4082
Primary Location
US-VA-Manassas
Company WRBC Support Services
Location Name CT, West Hartford - 29 South Main Street - 3rd Floor
The Chief Underwriting Officer will be a founding member of a new Operating Unit focused on Private Company Management Liability and is responsible for the strategic planning and overall management of the underwriting discipline to ensure profitable growth.  In close partnership with the PCML President, the CUO will drive underwriting execution, portfolio management and operational excellences in providing superior agent and insured experiences.  The position will be based in Connecticut and required travel will be approximately 25% to 40%. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Managing line of business strategies and profitability - Formulate product position, underwriting rules, manuals and best practices - Develop a market competitive product aligned with Operating Unit Goals - Partner with Regional Vice Presidents and underwriters on local strategies, go to market campaigns and key agency relationships - Monitor emerging issues and trends impacting profitability and appetite - Develop training modules on underwriting guidelines, strategies or emerging issues - Establish partnership across Operating Units and serve as liaison on UW issues - Establish strong product governance including Corporate Charters, Audit structure, Authority, Referrals and Collaboration Guidelines - Design and lead Portfolio Reviews in collaboration with Actuary, Claims and Finance - Partner with OU president, segment leader and Ceded reinsurance team to develop a reinsurance buying strategy and to represent the Operating Unit via meetings with the reinsurance marketplace as appropriate - Communicate key information to Operating Unit staff in a timely and efficient manner - Collaborate with the Operating unit Operations leadership and field underwriting leadership to adjust practices and protocols for operational efficiency
ID
2020-4080
Primary Location
US-CT-West Hartford
Company W. R. Berkley Corporation
Location Name CT, Greenwich
We are seekign an investment grade credit analyst with 5+ years of experience.  Ideal candidate will possess CFA and/or MBA and have experience analyzing multiple sectors of corporate bond market.  Strong analytical, modeling and financial systems skills are required.  Ability to articulate investment rationale for buy/sell recommendations is paramount.  Excellent benefits.  The analyst will be involved in all aspects of the investment process from rigorous credit underwriting across multiple sectors to monitoring and maintaining recommendations of existing holdings.  Responsibilities will include: - Fundamental credit analysis across various sectors and industries. - Presenting investment recommendations to PM and other investment personnel. - Understand and articulate relative value versus other fixed income asset classes. - Monitor and provide timely updates of financial results and material credit events - Take part in investment department projects and tasks to support overall group mission
ID
2020-4079
Primary Location
US-CT-Greenwich
Company Verus Underwriting Managers
Location Name VA, Glen Allen - 4820 Lake Brook - Suite 200
The VP, Marketing & Business Development will be responsible for implementing a dynamic marketing and producer management strategy for a growing excess and surplus lines company with an emphasis on enhancing the value of our client and producer relationships and developing additional profitable business. The VP, Marketing & Business Development will work with internal stakeholders to oversee product-related messaging, communications, and campaigns that specifically drive the uptake and expansion of our extensive product suite.   A key focus for the role will be to ideate, develop, and project manage marketing content and sales support materials, ensuring our product messages resonate with customers, grab their attention, inform/educate effectively, and reflect a consistent and evolving story about Verus. We are looking for someone who can understand complex concepts and communicate them authentically to various audiences via an array of messaging channels.   - Monitor, analyze, and evaluate consumer behavior, producer and competitor activity, product performance and customer and producer feedback to identify market opportunities for products/services, new product ideas, identify product/service features needing to be changed to meet customer needs. - Identify, design and implement marketing strategies for the various product lines, encompassing new products and services, identification and selection of target markets, agency appointment management and tailored / unique coverages. - Review marketing results continuously and measure progress in achieving agency/carrier objectives. - Responsible for overall relationship management with excess and surplus lines agency community including development of new appointments and management of terminations, new business unit expansions and contractions, enhancement of distribution platform and providing training and support to underwriters in conducting agency visitation and overall agency management. - Communicate our risk appetites / product information and target classes of business with producers. - Provide direction, support and marketing guidance to Product Line Leaders (Underwriting). - Provide leadership by example by maintaining personal accessibility to the producers. - Manage implementation of CRM, training and onboarding of new producers and supporting the company processes to result in improved quality and quantity of new business appointments, improved pipeline, new business growth and retention. - Deliver innovative strategies that build compelling user experiences to drive customer acquisition and engagement. - Oversee the Marketing Communications Specialist to design marketing campaigns and sales collateral for the products/services that are consistent, effective and appropriate for the target audience. - Serve as liaison for key internal departments; manage their day-to-day marketing and agency management activities and needs. - Will work with internal clients to synthesize complex subject matter into clear messaging points. - Manage ongoing analysis of producer tiers and drill down to perform strategic and financial analysis to identify producer opportunity areas, determine relevant company positioning to capture those opportunities, prioritize producer relationship, identify appropriate areas for investment (events, sponsorships, incentives, relationship management), and define action plans, to drive growth and retention. - Lead strategic projects as required, working with cross-functional stakeholders to drive improvements to the experience of our producer partners. - Support producer communication by scheduling and implementing; Seminars, Webinars, Virtual meetings to include: one on one virtual appointments, virtual social engagements and other creative social interactions to drive new business.
ID
2020-4076
Primary Location
US-VA-Glen Allen
Loc2
AZ, Scottsdale - 14902 N 73rd Street
Loc3
CO, Centennial
Company Verus Underwriting Managers
Location Name VA, Glen Allen - 4820 Lake Brook - Suite 200
The Product Development Analyst will work directly with the Chief Underwriting Officer and Product Line Leaders in a technical development capacity for new and revised insurance products in response to the changing business environment for various lines of business, including general liability, excess/umbrella, professional lines (MPL, E&O, Public Entity) and garage.   The Product Development Analyst manages the development of new products and the enhancement of existing products. As an Excess & Surplus Lines company, we use a variety of ISO products as well as proprietary forms. The Product Development Analyst provides marketing direction to new products and target markets. May manage product development/enhancement processes in conjunction with all functional areas.   - Drafting policy and endorsement language, and assisting with the development of underwriting rules that guide underwriters in issuing and rating policies - Maintain policy forms, product user guides and other supporting documentation - Review insurance products to support underwriting consistency and compliance - Draft manuscript and standard-use endorsements - Review laws, regulations and case law for impact on products and insurer procedures - Develop policy language and rules for major program updates that provide valuable insurance enhancements to products - Work in conjunction with the Product Line Leaders to research and review new products, consider impact on other products, and collaborate with others in bringing products to market - Participate in strategy meetings involving product enhancements and/or new products - Contribute ideas and feedback with the idea of representing Product Line Leaders’ interests - Work with Compliance to review state laws and requirements and make revisions to ensure product updates are compliant and relevant in each state - Monitor regulatory release circulars and ISO circulars for relevant product update information - Assist CUO with managing emerging hazards by using researching skills to provide thoughtful responses to underwriting inquires over a broad range of insurance topics - Collaborate with a variety of stakeholders including Legal, Actuarial, Underwriting, Compliance and Marketing to ensure product meets internal and state requirements - Work with Marketing to ensure that customer facing collateral and messaging are up to date and relevant - Working with product and IT staff to ensure that product is accurately reflected in forms library and policy issuance system - As an E&S carrier, Verus Underwriting Managers may have smaller products on an admitted basis. For those products, the Product Development Analyst will need to assist Product Line Leaders with product filings, managing filing objections in a timely manner and overall product strategy.
ID
2020-4075
Primary Location
US-VA-Glen Allen
Loc2
AZ, Scottsdale - 14902 N 73rd Street
Loc3
CO, Centennial
Company Berkley Technology Services
Location Name DE, Wilmington
ID
2020-4074
Primary Location
US-DE-Wilmington
Company BXM Insurance Services, Inc
Location Name IL, Chicago - 550 W Jackson Blvd - 3rd Floor
You will be assigned to a particular geographic territory or product category and will be expected to promote profitable written premium growth and favorable loss ratios in accordance with BXM Best Practices, Underwriting Guidelines, Line of Business risk appetite, and personal Underwriting Authority.    Overall Responsibilities:   - Evaluation, rating, and pricing of New Business and Renewal risks. - Adherence to BXM Best Practices, Underwriting Guidelines, Line of Business risk appetite, and personal Underwriting Authority. - Development, maintenance, and management of assigned producer relationships through visitations and regular customer contact. - Evaluation of the performance of producer relationships to ensure company and agency goals are met. - Awareness and maintenance of personal production and quality measures. - Act as liaison with finance/accounting as needed. - May also be required to oversee the efficiency and effectiveness of other Underwriters and Technical Assistants.  
ID
2020-4073
Primary Location
US-IL-Chicago
Company Berkley North Pacific Group
Location Name WA, Bellevue
Provides strategic direction and leadership for BNP’s Commercial Business operation.  Proactively participates with the senior management team and functional department staff in developing and executing strategic plans to meet BNP business objectives including, but not limited to, establishing underwriting philosophies and guidelines to support the BNP business plan goals of profitability, managed growth and enhanced competitive advantage.  Fosters a workplace environment consistent with the values and mission outlined by the leadership of the Company.  - Develops strategic vision and provides leadership for the Commercial business operation to support company goals of optimized profitability and managed growth. Assists the CUO in developing and implementing strategic objectives, underwriting strategies and underwriting best practices. - Ensures the Commercial Business unit staff has solid appreciation and understanding of BNP’s risk appetite and market differentiators thru the development of Underwriting guides, creation of new Products, identifying potential business opportunities and targets, competitive threats and emerging market trends. - Has Underwriting Authority over those individual risks referred by the Underwriting staff as defined by the CUO. - Working with Actuarial, IT, Product and Filings, coordinates the execution of all Rate and Form filings on behalf of BNP. - Oversees and responsible for the BNP Premium Audit function and relationship of other W.R. Berkley departments associated with that function. - In conjunction with Actuarial and BNP’s Data Center, assist in evaluating the business unit’s underwriting performance as respects the primary lines of coverage and Product extensions offered. - Develops and provides oversight for risk quality program including regional underwriting audits and peer review process. Oversee and execute the applicable SOX requirements, coordinate and be the liaison for WRBC Corporate Underwriting Audits, Reinsurance audits or audits by WRBC Corporate Auditors. - Provides guidance and direction in the development of underwriting and training tools. Provides Product training to Underwriting staff, Claims and other departments as required. - Participates in developing, maintaining or enhancing customer relationships to promote profitability and growth of Commercial business and the retention of existing business. - Attracts, coaches and develops talent to ensure a staff capable of carrying out business strategies. Contributes to BNP’s success by developing departmental and individual staff goals, measuring results, rewarding achievement or taking corrective action, as necessary. Mentors staff by providing frequent and specific constructive feedback. Places emphasis on talent management and succession planning. - Develops and maintains relationships with other W.R. Berkley Companies to capitalize on business opportunities and efficiencies. - Directly supervises Commercial Product & Underwriting Team and Premium Audit members within the Home Office Underwriting Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
ID
2020-4072
Primary Location
US-WA-Bellevue
Loc2
ID, Meridian
Company Berkley Select
Location Name IL, Chicago - 550 W Jackson Blvd - 5th Floor
The Underwriting Segment Executive maintains a book of business of their own while leading a team of segment underwriters. The Executive is responsible for the development and execution of the underwriting strategy, working with the segment underwriters to effectively and efficiently meet the needs of our producers and insureds and achieve our financial targets.   This role is critical to the overall success of the Business Segment and provides day-to-day direction to underwriters pursuant to the segment strategy. The Executive will work closely with the marketing department to establish, maintain and strengthen broker relationships, and will work with the actuarial department to evaluate relevant data, and make evidence based decisions. The Executive will work collaboratively across the organization with Claims, IT and Finance to optimize segment performance.   - Evaluates or assesses the business applying for insurance by qualifying accounts; identifying, selecting and assessing risks; determining the premium, policy terms and conditions; obtaining approvals; creating/presenting the proposal to the agent/broker and successfully negotiating deals.  Handles underwriter questions and referrals. - Demonstrates a high level of responsiveness and focus on supporting Brokers objectives through successful negotiations. Develops and maintains the relationship through responsive service, site visits, in person renewal meetings or enhanced knowledge of their customers’ businesses. - Manages a sizable and complex book of business by analyzing the portfolio, identifying areas of opportunity for improved growth, profit and diversification, and executing marketing plans to increase market share with preferred brokers. - Development and maintenance of rating plans, forms and endorsements for admitted business. The ability to craft coverage terms and pricing for non-admitted business. Monitors social, judicial and legislative developments that may impact the profitability of the segment. - Documents files in a way that reflects a solid thought process and decision making through comprehensive account reviews, sign-offs and referrals. - Formally guides, mentors, and coaches underwriters in both technical and professional skills. Demonstrates an area of expertise and provides regular updates to other underwriters. - Actively participates in continuous improvement by fully engaging in daily huddles (coaching sessions), generating suggestions, following appropriate procedures and work principles, participating in problem solving activities, and using continuous improvement tools to support the work of the team. - Lead and participate in interviewing, hiring and training of underwriting personnel  - In conjunction with CUO, conduct employee evaluations and recommend salary and incentive compensation changes on an annual basis and at time of promotion.  Identify performance issues and take appropriate actions. - Delegate and monitor work assignments - Set realistic expectations and then inspire and motivate the team to maximize performance
ID
2020-4071
Primary Location
US-IL-Chicago
Company Berkley Select
Location Name IL, Chicago - 550 W Jackson Blvd - 4th Floor
The Underwriting Segment Executive maintains a book of business of their own while leading a team of segment underwriters. The Executive is responsible for the development and execution of the underwriting strategy, working with the segment underwriters to effectively and efficiently meet the needs of our producers and insureds and achieve our financial targets.   This role is critical to the overall success of the Business Segment and provides day-to-day direction to underwriters pursuant to the segment strategy. The Executive will work closely with the marketing department to establish, maintain and strengthen broker relationships, and will work with the actuarial department to evaluate relevant data, and make evidence based decisions. The Executive will work collaboratively across the organization with Claims, IT and Finance to optimize segment performance.   - Evaluates or assesses the business applying for insurance by qualifying accounts; identifying, selecting and assessing risks; determining the premium, policy terms and conditions; obtaining approvals; creating/presenting the proposal to the agent/broker and successfully negotiating deals.  Handles underwriter questions and referrals. - Demonstrates a high level of responsiveness and focus on supporting Brokers objectives through successful negotiations. Develops and maintains the relationship through responsive service, site visits, in person renewal meetings or enhanced knowledge of their customers’ businesses. - Manages a sizable and complex book of business by analyzing the portfolio, identifying areas of opportunity for improved growth, profit and diversification, and executing marketing plans to increase market share with preferred brokers. - Development and maintenance of rating plans, forms and endorsements for admitted business. The ability to craft coverage terms and pricing for non-admitted business. Monitors social, judicial and legislative developments that may impact the profitability of the segment. - Documents files in a way that reflects a solid thought process and decision making through comprehensive account reviews, sign-offs and referrals. - Formally guides, mentors, and coaches underwriters in both technical and professional skills. Demonstrates an area of expertise and provides regular updates to other underwriters. - Actively participates in continuous improvement by fully engaging in daily huddles (coaching sessions), generating suggestions, following appropriate procedures and work principles, participating in problem solving activities, and using continuous improvement tools to support the work of the team. - Lead and participate in interviewing, hiring and training of underwriting personnel  - In conjunction with CUO, conduct employee evaluations and recommend salary and incentive compensation changes on an annual basis and at time of promotion.  Identify performance issues and take appropriate actions. - Delegate and monitor work assignments - Set realistic expectations and then inspire and motivate the team to maximize performance
ID
2020-4070
Primary Location
US-IL-Chicago

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