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Company Berkley Aspire
Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 14902 N 73rd Street
Lead the Billing & Tax Support team to ensure efficient, timely, and accurate Account Receivable and Surplus Lines Tax handling operations, including collections, agency billing, direct billing, cash application, write-offs, month-end close duties, and surplus lines tax reporting and filings. Coordinates the unit workflow by developing a trained, competent, well-motivated staff utilizing effective leadership and team building skills, providing training programs, career planning and implementing departmental objectives consistent with the company’s mission, vision and objectives. - Manages, evaluates and monitors the premium recovery procedures, production goals, workflow guidelines using and displaying effective leadership skill to achieve optimum performance and premium recovery results.  Analyzes and monitors staff’s quality and training of personnel in accordance with company and department guidelines.  - Responsible for the interviewing and hiring of department staff. Complete performance and salary appraisals, promotions for subordinates, written warnings, scheduling of vacation time, regulation of overtime and compressed work week schedules.  Conduct individual coaching sessions and departmental meetings. - Prepares the departmental budget which includes salary administration, equipment needs, training expenses, travel expenses, and collection expenses and results. - Manages the daily deposit and monthly reconciliation of cash receipts. - Administrator for operational tasks within the online banking product to carryout cash management responsibilities. This includes Fraud Management and bank reconciliations.  - Coordinates the development, implementation and communication of new procedures and changes in procedures within the business units to improve efficiencies in the workflow, develops an effective staff and strengthens customer focus. - Meets, assists and communicates effectively with agents, insureds, attorneys, collection vendors, on the accuracy, compliance and resolution of complex audit disputes regarding audit premium due. Travels to represent company at mediations and settlement cases involving additional premium due, if needed.  Meets and maintains a good working relationship with outside collection vendors to ensure cost, timely service and quality work are provided. - Manages the monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting, filing and paying of surplus lines taxes and fees for all policies in the state mandated time frame. Making sure to keep all fines and penalties per predetermined guidelines.
ID
2021-4852
Primary Location
US-AZ-Scottsdale
Company Berkley Southeast Insurance Group
Location Name MS, Meridian
Provides loss control consultative support and serrvices to our branches, agents, and policyholders. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Provides high quality, cost effective service to our customers which consistently meets or exceeds their expectations and assists them in minimizing their losses. - Serves as Technical consultant to underwriters in risk selection and renewal decisions - Provides timely, professional reports and consultative support to our underwriters and other functions, as may be needed to assist in superior risk selection, pricing and retention of profitable business. - Assist in the development of innovative, distinctive and cost effective service methods and tools to identify and quantify risk and reduce losses. - Helps maintain targeted loss control files as required by statutory requirements. - Researches and compiles technical document information as needed to provide consultative services to our customers. - Distributes loss control technical bulletins as directed by Home Office Loss Control Management.
ID
2021-4850
Primary Location
US-MS-Meridian
Company Berkley Agribusiness
Location Name IA, Urbandale - 11201 Douglas Avenue
Surveys commercial agribusiness operations and consults with owners, managers, employees, agents and underwriting to determine the type and level of exposures present and controls needed. Determines customer’s ability to control the exposures by gathering information through physical surveys, program audits, loss history analysis, comparison to industry standards and customer interviews.  Provides training, mentoring, specialized technical advice and counsel to staff. Assists underwriting with risk selection and ongoing account management.   - Surveys commercial agribusiness properties such as buildings, industrial operations, agribusiness operations, and commercial vehicles to evaluate physical conditions, safety practices, and hazardous situations according to knowledge of safety standards, established underwriting guidelines and governmental regulations.  - Utilizes experience and technical expertise to survey large or complex operations as requested by Operations. Observes business operations and management practices to determine safety issues and hazards. - Analyzes history of accidents and claims and inspects scenes of accidents to determine causes and to consult in development of accident prevention programs. Measures insured area(s), calculates frontage, records description and amount of stock and photographs or drafts scale drawings of properties to identify factors affecting risk acceptability and insurance premiums.   - Prepares timely written reports and correspondence of findings and recommendations for risk improvement.   - Consults with insured in regard to activities and programs to control losses and improve safety.  Confers with employees of insured, provides informational materials and conducts training as needed to induce compliance with safety standards, codes and regulations.   - Maintains knowledge of the industry through association involvement.  Maintains knowledge of regulatory standards (OSHA, DOT) and local and national codes (NFPA) through participation in continuing education opportunities.
ID
2021-4848
Primary Location
US-IA-Urbandale
Loc2
NE, Omaha
Company Berkley Southeast Insurance Group
Location Name GA, Lawrenceville
To rate and issue renewals, new business, endorsements, and cancellations using the automated facilities of the BIS system and other local software programs.  Customer Service contact with the agents to develop information needed to process work, solve problems, and maintain good agency relations.  Assist the Lead Underwriting Associate with training and quality assurance within the service area.   - Rate and issue more complex quotes, new business, renewals and endorsements through the BIS systems and other local software programs. - Obtains and reviews pertinent information needed to evaluate new business and renewals, as requested, according to prescribed criteria and authority. - Review, analyze, and process requests received from agents as directed.  Takes necessary action when requesting additional information needed to price, process, and produce business.  Follow up with the appropriate internal and external customers. - Maintain quality and time standards as established. - Provide timely, courteous and efficient service to all internal and external customers.  Communicates in a timely and positive manner.  Written and oral communication should be clear, concise and well organized. - Document files with the appropriate underwriting/rating information to assure activity, analysis and risk evaluation is clear, concise and completed, as directed. - Assist the Commercial Lines Underwriter in those areas as assigned. - Perform other duties as assigned.
ID
2021-4844
Primary Location
US-GA-Lawrenceville
Company Berkley Environmental
Location Name NJ, Jersey City
This is a mid-level examiner position in our liability claims department. This individual would be responsible for reviewing, processing, investigating, evaluating, negotiating and the settling of assigned property damage or bodily injury claims with the authority level generally up to $50,000.00. This position requires an understanding and knowledge of litigation management in multiple jurisdictions.     Duties and Responsibilities:   - Complete coverage analysis - Conduct the necessary investigation, either by phone, or through independent adjusters, to determine coverage, liability and damages.  - Evaluate, negotiate, and settle assigned property damage or minor bodily injury claims within authority granted, or seek authority for those claims in excess of authority. - Obtain all required adjuster licenses within 180 days
ID
2021-4840
Primary Location
US-NJ-Jersey City
Company Berkley Environmental
Location Name PA, Philadelphia - 30 S 17th Street - Suite 1450
Are you looking to expand your insurance knowledge and gain some hands-on experience in the business world?  Are you dedicated, hardworking and tend to think outside of the box?  Then this quite possibly may be the opportunity for you! This role will give you an excellent intern experience in one of Berkley Environmental’ s regional offices, focused on underwriting customers in the environmental segment.    You will be able to work directly with our Underwriters and gain valuable marketing experience.   Duties and Responsibilities: - Conduct financial and MVR (motor vehicle record) analysis - Participate in marketing and broker projects - Conduct underwriting background and data collection through database searches, aerial photographs, etc… - Research Projects - Organize BPMi (business process management) electronic files - Assist Underwriters and Underwriting Assistants as needed
ID
2021-4839
Primary Location
US-PA-Philadelphia
Company Midwest Employers Casualty
Location Name MO, Chesterfield - 14755 North Outer Forty
ID
2021-4837
Primary Location
US-MO-Chesterfield
Company Continental Western Group
Location Name IA, Urbandale - 11201 Douglas Avenue
Accepts, retains and prices commercial agribusiness insurance risks of significant size and technical complexity in accordance with established underwriting guidelines and within delegated authority level.  Manages book of business to achieve profitable growth objectives by properly classifying and pricing risks; building strong internal and external business relationships; analyzing competitive marketing data, and developing, implementing and monitoring action plans as appropriate.  Serves as the point of contact for assigned agencies and is responsible for the agency relationship.  Serves as technical underwriting resource to staff by providing knowledge and insight to underwriters.  - Assesses new commercial insurance risks and determines accurate classification of business, policy contract forms and pricing of risk.  Works within broad limits and authority on commercial underwriting accounts of significant size or high technical complexity.  Interprets and analyzes more complex or unusual coverage forms.  Evaluates property (COPE) information, liability exposures, fleet and safety programs, loss history, financial reports, risk control reports, etc.  Accepts and prices risk in accordance with established underwriting guidelines and within delegated authority level.  - Reviews renewal accounts by examining business operations, classification, contract forms and loss activity.   Determines if account is an acceptable risk or if it will be non-renewed.  Determines price in accordance with established underwriting guidelines and within delegated authority level.  Reviews accounts and endorsement requests exceeding Senior Underwriter, Underwriter or Underwriting Assistant’s authority level and takes appropriate procedural action.  - Develops, expands and/or enhances agency relationships to promote profitability and growth of new business and the retention of existing business.  Travels and meets with agents and customers to enhance business relationships.  Educates agency staff on pricing, product set and risk selection philosophy.  Participates in the agency management process.  Assesses the strengths and weaknesses of agencies and assists them in achieving the mutual goal of sustained profitable growth.   - Identifies new business opportunities from the agency force to assess, quote, inspect and accept.  Collaborates with Underwriting, Business Development, Risk Services, Claims, and Management to create strong agency partnerships and build a profitable book of business.  Effectively manages book of business to achieve established profitability, growth and retention goals.  - Serves as a technical underwriting resource to underwriting staff and agents regarding products, coverages and rating procedures.  Provides professional development knowledge and guidance to Senior Underwriters, Underwriters, Underwriting Assistants and other functional areas.  - Identifies and handles accounts that require placement of facultative reinsurance and facilitates placement through W.R. Berkley Corporation approved markets.  - Assists Underwriting Managers with peer file quality reviews.  Collaborates with Underwriting Managers to identify and communicate trends.
ID
2021-4836
Primary Location
US-IA-Urbandale
Company Continental Western Group
Location Name IA, Urbandale - 11201 Douglas Avenue
The Commercial Underwriting Director/Manager is responsible for effectively managing the Agribusiness commercial underwriting function and staff.  Drives profitable underwriting results and managed growth through leadership, development and engagement.    - Assists in development and implementation of macro (regional and enterprise) as well as micro (state, city, rural area, agent level) strategies for driving long term success in agribusiness, middle market and/or small commercial property and casualty across all major lines of business. - Manages an assigned commercial underwriting function and staff through delegation of underwriting authority.  Ensures adherence to Letter of Authority and other Underwriting standards and guidelines.  - Monitors the risk acceptability, pricing adequacy and classification accuracy of accounts to ensure profitability and managed growth of business.  Consults with underwriters and Home Office Underwriting on risk acceptability, coverages, pricing, terms and conditions. - Underwrites accounts exceeding authority level of underwriting staff by analyzing applications, risk services reports, Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs), financial reports, etc.  Determines accurate classification of business, policy contract forms and pricing of risk.  Refers accounts to Home Office Underwriting, as needed, based on established guidelines. - Develops a high performing team of Agribusiness, Middle Market and/or Small Commercial Underwriting professionals through leadership acumen and execution.   Demonstrates genuine care and delivers coaching to staff and leaders in order to further develop their skills set and performance for current and future roles.  Provides frequent and specific constructive feedback on a regular basis.  Contributes to the organization’s success by developing business unit and individual performance goals and measuring results.  Provides recognition and acknowledgement of key achievements. - Engages agency partners through selective travel, involvement in distribution related events, and correspondence on key accounts.  Contributes leadership and oversight of the selection and management of the distribution plant of independent agencies.  - Conducts quarterly underwriting file quality reviews and shares results with the Regional Manager.  Develops and implements action plans in response to file quality reviews.  - Monitors and reports on key performance indicators for the    portfolio related to pipelines, quotes, new business, total book of business, mix of business, retention, loss performance, and rate attainment. - Partners with leaders in other business units (Home Office Underwriting, Claims, Risk Services, Customer Experience, IT, Analytics) on continued growth in effectiveness of critical business processes and products.
ID
2021-4835
Primary Location
US-IA-Urbandale
Company Acadia Insurance
Location Name ME, Westbrook
Responsible for assisting branch offices in meeting their growth and profit goals by providing expertise in commercial property or casualty.   - Provides technical expertise to the field underwriting staff on the larger more complex accounts. - Accountable for achieving profitable growth goals in collaboration with branches. - Develops a collaborative branch/home office working relationship through significant branch visits. - Works with the branch, marketing, loss control and claims to add new products to Acadia's portfolio. - Supports the branch with the training and development of their underwriting staff. - Performs branch audits, including review of underwriting files for compliance with company guidelines. - In conjunction with branch and department staff, sets underwriting, pricing and reinsurance guidelines. - Conducts rate review process working in conjunction with actuarial, branch staff and management to set rates that will position the casualty lines for profitable growth. - Monitors growth and profit of the property or casualty lines and communicates results and trends to branch and management.  
ID
2021-4831
Primary Location
US-ME-Westbrook
Loc2
MA, Marlborough - 290 Donald J Lynch Boulevard
Company Acadia Insurance
Location Name ME, Westbrook
Responsible for assisting branch offices in meeting their growth and profit goals by providing expertise in commercial property or inland marine.   - Provides technical expertise to the field underwriting staff on the larger more complex accounts. - Accountable for achieving profitable growth goals in collaboration with branches. - Develops a collaborative branch/home office working relationship through significant branch visits. - Works with the branch, marketing, loss control and claims to add new products to Acadia's portfolio. - Supports the branch with the training and development of their underwriting staff. - Performs branch audits, including review of underwriting files for compliance with company guidelines. - In conjunction with branch and department staff, sets underwriting, pricing and reinsurance guidelines. - Conducts rate review process working in conjunction with actuarial, branch staff and management to set rates that will position the property and inland marine for profitable growth. - Monitors growth and profit of the property and inland marine and communicates results and trends to branch and management.
ID
2021-4830
Primary Location
US-ME-Westbrook
Loc2
MA, Marlborough - 290 Donald J Lynch Boulevard
Company W. R. Berkley Europe AG Norway Branch
Location Name Oslo, Norway
To our Nordic finance team, we are looking for an experienced accountant to handle the daily accounting for Norway and Sweden. We are a team of four so it is important for us to find the right person. We believe you are a service minded, social, responsible, communicative and ambitious team player full of drive and optimism. If you are interested in being a member of an innovative team and want to continuously improve the effectiveness of our finance function you are the right candidate.   - Take complete responsibility for timely accounting, ensuring quality in our financial data through booking and processing all transactions in the accounting system. Including e.g. handling the invoice workflow, invoicing customers, processing payments and handling cost allocations. - Bank reconciliation. - Process monthly payroll, including travel expenses. - Follow-up on and be responsible for taxes and governmental fees. - Monthly closing of accounts, including key tasks related to this such as revenue recognition, booking accruals, reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, reporting of tax VAT etc. - Be a key contributor in monthly and quarterly reporting. - Establish new processes and accounting tools and drive continuous process improvement to optimize efficiency and accuracy in our reporting. - Assist auditors (Swedish and Norwegian) and SOX consultants with requested documentation. - Be responsible for certain SOX controls. - Support the daily needs of the organization, concerning finance, payroll, admin related matters and participate in special projects assigned. - Swedish broker provision. - Report to and work with the head of finance on all financial matters. - Other administrative work.  
ID
2021-4829
Primary Location
NO-03-Oslo
Company Berkley North Pacific Group
Location Name ID, Meridian
Berkley North Pacific is offering the unique opportunity for entry level candidates to train in the field of Commercial Insurance Underwriting. Underwriting Trainees will participate a four to six month formal training program to learn fundamentals of property & casualty insurance and underwriting.    The full time placement for this role after training will be located with the BNP office in Boise, ID.  Trainees will be responsible for: - Complete work assignments, reading projects and pass required exams. - Establish good working relationships with colleagues and management staff. - Attain a basic working knowledge of state regulatory requirements for each line of business. - Under direct supervision, perform the basic functions of underwriting. - Participate in job-shadow arrangements in various departments. - Participate in agency visitations with underwriters, claim representatives or loss control representatives to begin developing customer contacts. - Frequent travel, including overnights, is required.
ID
2021-4827
Primary Location
US-ID-Meridian
Loc2
WA, Bellevue
Loc3
Oregon
Loc4
Utah
Loc5
Montana
Company Berkley Financial & Statutory Services
Location Name IA, Urbandale - 11201 Douglas Avenue
The Financial Analyst will be responsible for Berkley Insurance Company’s (BIC) and its 25 subsidiaries, assisting in the accurate preparation and timely filing of all statutory reporting requirements including: - Annual, quarterly and supplemental reports and electronic filings with the NAIC. Supplemental NAIC filings include: Risk Based Capital, Insurance Expense Exhibit, Supplemental Investment Risk Interrogatories, Supplement A to Schedule T, Director and Officer Insurance Coverage Supplement, Accident and Health Policy Experience Exhibit, Cyber Security and Identity Theft Supplement, and other supplements required by the NAIC statement instructions. - Completion of Management Discussion and Analysis. - Related annual and quarterly ancillary state reports. - M. Best annual and quarterly filings. - Other electronic filings as required by states and regulatory authorities.   The position will also be responsible for the following: - On a quarterly basis, reconcile investment schedules provided by Corporate Investments to legal entity general ledger accounts for BIC and its subsidiaries. - On a quarterly basis, perform analysis of legal entity balance sheet accounts to identify unusual variances for all subsidiary companies administered by BFINS. - On a quarterly basis, prepare statutory journal entries including: non-admit assets, affiliate gross up and affiliate common stock valuation journal entries. - On a quarterly basis, prepare and accumulate data requests from the companies profit centers. - As required by Corporate but not more than quarterly, perform Schedule F verification upload procedures for the BIC and its subsidiaries administered by BFINS. - Develop SmartView reports, as requested, to facilitate: the identification and correction of irregularities during the statutory compilation and reporting process, and add efficiencies to the statutory reporting process. - Maintain existing SmartView reports that facilitate analysis and reporting with internal stakeholders. - Coordinate with Berkley Technology Services and Wings to assure the accuracy of the Wings interface. - Develop and implement testing plans for application system updates (primarily Wings and Peoplesoft). - Maintain existing and develop new macros as the business requires - Provide appropriate supporting documents in a timely and responsive manner for state financial exams or audits, as requested. - Identify and resolve reporting issues on state pages, as needed. - Complete Sub-1 and Sub-2 Affiliated Investment filings with the NAIC - Record and reconcile operating results by accident year for the companies non-voluntary reinsurers - Other assignments and responsibilities as assigned.
ID
2021-4826
Primary Location
US-IA-Urbandale
Company W. R. Berkley Corporation
Location Name CT, Greenwich
Under the supervision of the Office of the General Counsel and working closely with the Company’s most senior executives and with attorneys in the Legal Department, this role provides paralegal and administrative support to a sophisticated public company legal department, performing fact investigations, legal and documentary research, drafting and revising legal documents and correspondence, maintaining and updating files and records, monitoring corporate and regulatory filing deadlines and preparing related filings, assisting with litigation processes and materials, including depositions and other discovery materials.   Duties and responsibilities include:   - Assist in drafting and reviewing legal documents (contracts, correspondence, memorandum, board books, etc.) - Conduct research on and review, analyze and evaluate data for complex/sensitive requests or other legal documents and correspondence - Assist in conducting factual, legal and regulatory research and due diligence - Assist in preparing and assembling presentations and materials for various company activities including management, board and regulatory meetings - Assist in drafting and maintaining minute books and resolutions - Assist with the formation of legal entities and maintaining organizational documents - Monitor and review relevant regulations, advise on regulatory changes, and support statutory and regulatory compliance efforts and corporate transactions and board and committee processes - Respond to requests for information and work with outside auditors, state regulators and other outside parties - Establish, develop and manage effective working relationships at all levels of the organization - Assist in summarizing legal documents - Assist in the preparation and filing of various regulatory documents, including SEC filings, State Departments of Insurance filings and any other filings necessary to comply with federal, state and local law - Assist with other duties, as needed, including administrative tasks, coordinating meetings, planning and booking travel, processing expense reimbursements and answering phones - Maintain proficiency with Company technology, including software and databases
ID
2021-4825
Primary Location
US-CT-Greenwich
Company Berkley Agribusiness
Location Name IA, Urbandale - 11201 Douglas Avenue
The Chief Underwriting Officer provides strategic direction and leadership for the Underwriting & Risk Control functions.  Proactively participates with the senior management team and functional department staffs in developing and executing strategic and operational plans to meet business objectives.    - Provides strategic direction and leadership for the Underwriting & Risk Control functions.  Plans, directs and executes vision for line(s) of business by developing strategy, building strong industry relationships, sharing extensive industry knowledge, communicating and capitalizing on best practices and refining existing operations to ensure consistent and coordinated underwriting and risk control processes that support the achievement of business results and enable sustainable and profitable organization growth.  - Directs successful implementation of portfolio growth by influencing, advising and collaborating with senior-level peers (SLT) to set priorities, share relevant information and ensure collective planning.  - Builds a long-term business plan including underwriting appetite, product, staffing, functional support needs and an execution.   - Grants underwriting authority based on assessment of exposures presented by specific lines of business, classes of business, reinsurance implications, and overall business need. Authority level assessments also contemplate the overall experience, training and knowledge necessary for each level. Recommends risk tolerances with respect to maximum size and capacity, balancing the needs of the products with the risk appetite of the region and/or group.  - Guides and shapes underwriting quality assurance, price, rate and exposure monitoring, price adequacy and risk selection for all products for assigned line(s) of business.  - Monitors and assesses reinsurance impacts in conjunction with internal (BARS) and external (WRBC) accountable parties. Assessment includes impact of treaty and facultative solutions on present and future business.  - Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement by conducting research and analyzing and implementing progressive, sound underwriting best practices.  - Identifies opportunities for development of new and/or enhancement to product(s). Product development oversight from initial assessment to completed filing and platform evaluations and implementation.  - Responsible for key risk control deliverables such as management reporting of risk assessments, development and implementation of appropriate and improved policies, procedures, productivity measures and quality measures. Additionally, supports and directs special projects and investigative studies for both the Field Operations and Technical Services areas to continuously improve the expertise, service delivery approach and organization within the industry as well as enhance BARS visibility of our expertise and service. - Leads all strategic risk control business processes and supporting programs that identify, measure, and monitor risks and exposures for Risk Control as well as Claims and Underwriting departments.  - Builds strategic relationships with current and potential agents/brokers and customers by networking and providing engaged consultation to foster business growth and meet underwriting, risk control and profitability goals.  - Utilizes high degree of business acumen to drive negotiations and relationships surrounding complex risks to ensure agreements and plans contribute to organization growth and development as a competitive force in the marketplace.  - Independently manages and leads operational assessment, process improvement, process analysis and redesign, and business transformation initiatives internally as well as in conjunction with other W. R. Berkley shared-platform member companies.  - Oversight of design and setup of underwriting, risk control and agency support initiatives, including automation and streamlining of all associated underwriting and risk control processes.  Establishes, improves and maintains operational support for underwriting and risk control functions including system, charter and compliance items and processes.  - Evaluate and design business controls (SOX, ORSA, etc.), implement and monitor for compliance and regulatory purposes.  - Plans, allocates and manages financial budget by anticipating expenditures, accurately forecasting resource needs/costs and properly accounting for expenses to meet requirements and achieve fiscal responsibility.  - Creates and fosters a positive environment by modeling cultural expectations and guiding leaders to reward performance and value “can do” people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun.  - Attracts, coaches and develops talent. Provides frequent and specific constructive feedback to staff.  Provides technical advice, direction and mentoring to underwriting staff.  Coaches and mentors staff for succession at all levels of supervision and management.  - Develops and maintains relationships with other W.R. Berkley Regional Underwriting and Risk Control Officers to capitalize on business opportunities and efficiencies.  - Manages the underwriting and risk control leadership staff.  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
2021-4823
Primary Location
US-IA-Urbandale
Company Continental Western Group
Location Name IA, Urbandale - 11201 Douglas Avenue
The Underwriting Assistant role with CWG offers the unique opportunity to learn and grow within Commercial Underwriting.   This role works directly with a dedicated underwriting team and offers contact with team members and agents allowing for the progression of commercial knowledge.    - Supports Underwriter by reviewing incoming correspondence and applications to determine proper procedural action.  Examines information provided in the application and related resources to determine if risk meets established eligibility guidelines. Consults agent or obtains reports for Underwriter when additional information is necessary.  Routes risk-involved matters that are beyond assigned authority level to Underwriter for evaluation. Maintains established department service and quality standards.  - Prepares quotes or accepts and prices new commercial property/casualty accounts that meet established risk selection criteria and are within the Underwriting Assistant’s assigned authority level.     - Evaluates renewal commercial property/casualty accounts and endorsements, within authority level, by reviewing updated account information, claims experience, loss control surveys, risk acceptability and pricing.  Consults agent for additional information when necessary.  Within authority, determines if account will be renewed or cancelled.    - Develops and maintains professional, productive working relationships with agency force to encourage profitability, growth and good understanding of our Company’s pricing and risk selection philosophy.  Assists agents with questions regarding account.
ID
2021-4821
Primary Location
US-IA-Urbandale
Company Continental Western Group
Location Name NE, Lincoln
The Underwriting Assistant role with CWG offers the unique opportunity to learn and grow within Commercial Underwriting.   This role works directly with a dedicated underwriting team and offers contact with team members and agents allowing for the progression of commercial knowledge.    - Supports Underwriter by reviewing incoming correspondence and applications to determine proper procedural action.  Examines information provided in the application and related resources to determine if risk meets established eligibility guidelines. Consults agent or obtains reports for Underwriter when additional information is necessary.  Routes risk-involved matters that are beyond assigned authority level to Underwriter for evaluation. Maintains established department service and quality standards.  - Prepares quotes or accepts and prices new commercial property/casualty accounts that meet established risk selection criteria and are within the Underwriting Assistant’s assigned authority level.     - Evaluates renewal commercial property/casualty accounts and endorsements, within authority level, by reviewing updated account information, claims experience, loss control surveys, risk acceptability and pricing.  Consults agent for additional information when necessary.  Within authority, determines if account will be renewed or cancelled.    - Develops and maintains professional, productive working relationships with agency force to encourage profitability, growth and good understanding of our Company’s pricing and risk selection philosophy.  Assists agents with questions regarding account.
ID
2021-4820
Primary Location
US-NE-Lincoln
Company Berkley One
Location Name NJ, Morristown - Suite G50
Berkley One, a Berkley company, is hiring a Senior Project Manager in our Morristown, NJ office.   The Senior Project Manager is a strategic partner to the business at Berkley One, reporting into the CFO. The Senior Project Manager manages strategic programs and projects across Berkley One business units, and serves as a key differentiator in execution excellence. As a Senior Project Manager, you will manage a complex portfolio of projects that impact the core business capabilities of Berkley One.   - Lead strategic business projects that cross all levels and functions within Berkley One, in support of the ongoing growth and development of operational maturity. - Manage multiple projects at a time, organizing cross-functional project teams using Berkley One program management standards, to drive execution excellence. - Identify dependencies, risks and upcoming challenges and work to coordinate, mitigate and avoid project slippage. - Work closely with the Senior Leadership Team and functional area leaders to define proposed improvements and new business processes and develop business cases for their cost and value. - Plan activities/tasks that will deliver the desired results and oversee day-to-day work and monitoring of progress towards goals. Ensure resources are optimally sourced and deployed. - Influence key stakeholders to create consensus and buy-in around project recommendations or risk mitigations. - Regularly communicate and presents project schedules, statuses, and updates to various team members ranging from junior to Executive level. - Perform project close-out steps to include identifying lessons learned/best practices to inform the success of future projects. - Apply continuous improvement methodologies throughout the project management lifecycle.
ID
2021-4819
Primary Location
US-NJ-Morristown
Company Berkley A&H – Special Risk Division
Location Name NJ, Hamilton Square
Berkley A&H Special Risk, a W. R. Berkley company, is hiring for the position of Senior Underwriter. The preferred location for the position is Chicago, Philadelphia, Hamilton Square, NJ or New York City, but other locations may be considered for the right candidate. This position reports to the Underwriting Manager.   Our culture is one of innovation, creativity, autonomy and teamwork. Our team is highly motivated, passionate about our business, and deeply experienced in developing and delivering product and service solutions in the A&H marketplace.   - Directly accountable for the Special Risk underwriting results for a region, including new business production, account retention, underwriting margin and book profitability targets. - Exhibit and maintain high standards for underwriting including risk selection, pricing performance, and account documentation. - Ensure compliance with underwriting best practices and guidelines, ensuring they are implemented appropriately and consistently across the book of business. - Partner with Director of Business Development to: - Develop new distribution relationships in your region. - Establish and meet sales and underwriting goals. - Manage workflow between underwriting and distribution to meet service level expectations, market expectations and brand promise. - Deliver best-in-market service to our distribution partners without sacrificing profitability. - Provide insight into continued development of automated and integrated underwriting administrative platform. - Partner with operations/systems to develop and implement process and service improvement plans. - Develop knowledge of and comfort with the full suite of A&H products, able to represent them all in your marketplace - Work on special projects as assigned.
ID
2021-4818
Primary Location
US-NJ-Hamilton Square

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