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Company WRBC Support Services
Location Name VA, Glen Allen - 4820 Lake Brook - Suite 200
We are seeking Data Engineers who will be a part of a team that’s building data and analytical tools and frameworks to exploit advantages in the latest developments in cloud computing. As a WRBC Data Engineer you’ll have the opportunity to be on the forefront of driving a major transformation within our diverse portfolio of insurance companies in the US and internationally.
ID
2020-4444
Primary Location
US-VA-Glen Allen
Company Berkley Agribusiness
Location Name IA, Urbandale - 11201 Douglas Avenue
The Commercial Underwriting Specialist accepts, retains and prices agribusiness insurance risks of significant size or 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 and facilitates the placement of facultative reinsurances as needed. - Assesses new commercial agribusiness 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.  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 team, Risk Control, Claims, IT and Senior 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.m  - 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.   - Analyzes agency results, competitive marketing data and operating environment of territory/agency.  Stays current on relevant insurance industry trends and issues.  
ID
2020-4427
Primary Location
US-IA-Urbandale
Company WRBC Support Services
Location Name IA, Urbandale - 3840 109th Street
Looking for a Financial Analyst to become part of a Corporate Financial Planning and Data Analysis team.  This person will be involved with strategic analysis and content evaluation related to various global financial applications.  The individual will work cross-functionally to translate & consolidate data from multiple Berkley operating units into a cohesive set of financial data which will be used to inform decisions regarding profitability and risk assessment.  The cross-functional nature of the project will require the coordination from various teams such as underwriting, marketing, claims, technology, actuarial, accounting and operations.  This role will focus on strategy & analysis of the integration of various financial data sets and applications in order to facilitate best practices and drive innovation for the future state of operating unit’s data.   Responsibilities:  - Determine and implement data reporting strategies to provide critical information to operating units, finance, and other key areas. - Partner with non-financial business managers and team members to perform strategic work - Assist with general business processes, accounting, audits, financial related issues, and other production related items associated with Peoplesoft, Vena, and the Berkley Data Warehouse (BDW). - Present work and engage in strategic discussions with senior management. - Work cross-functionally with multiple departments including Underwriting, Marketing, Claims, Accounting, etc. - Responsible for the development of reporting requirements and models to facilitate analyses supported by data metrics and analytics from various applications. - Conduct analysis of key business drivers, trends and performance indicators to provide value-added inputs. - Manage and complete monthly reconciliations for companies going through the implementation. - Work extensively with both international and US based finance teams across the multiple projects. - Monitor and manage adherence to financial standards and governance implemented by the Corporate Finance organization and BDW steering committee.
ID
2020-4420
Primary Location
US-IA-Urbandale
Company Berkley Asset Protection
Location Name NY, New York - 757 Third Ave - 10th Floor
Berkley Asset Protection, a Berkley company, is hiring for the position of Underwriting Analyst in its New York City office. The job location is New York City and reports to the Assistant Vice President of Underwriting.   Berkley Asset Protection was established in 2008 to deliver the industry’s most complete and high quality portfolio of specialized insurance products and services to protect fine art, jewelry and other high-value personal and commercial assets. We support the market through close partnerships with an established distribution network of retail and wholesale insurance professionals. Our brokers and agents cater to a global base of clients in a variety of environments, including private and corporate art collections, museums, galleries, and exhibition, jewelry wholesalers, retailers, and manufacturers, along with those who work with collectibles, currencies, securities, and other high-value assets. Our claims and loss control operation is the undisputed gold standard for the entire fine art and jewelry insurance industry.   About the job 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 to personal and commercial customers. This role will be responsible for providing support to Underwriting.   What you will do - Work with underwriters to learn and review risk management reports to identify and recommend risk management solutions and requirements - Shadow an underwriter to understand the daily role of communication, risk selection and work priority. - Work with underwriter to understand our Jewelers Block risk appetite in terms of profitable Block business versus challenged Block business. - Conduct deep dive research into customers (both brokers and insureds) and their risk characteristics - Be well versed in the underwriting assistant responsibilities which include: - Prepare underwriting transactions, including renewals, new lines and endorsements - Review and follow up for required documentation and signatures - Process administrative changes including broker of record, non-renewals, cancelations, reinstatements and other changes - Complete quotes on business submitted by agents and brokers - Complete data entry and/or upload of large schedules and other data - Resolve discrepancies from third party data reports - Projects and other work as assigned
ID
2020-4419
Primary Location
US-NY-New York
Loc2
WI, Appleton
Company Berkley Offshore Underwriting Managers
Location Name NY, New York - 757 Third Ave - 11th Floor
The Underwriting Assistant provides administrative support to a team of Underwriters and Underwriting Leaders.  Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Prepares accounts for renewal by conducting claims checks, preparing a brief financial analysis, and researching recent corporate events.  - Assists underwriters in the quoting, binding, and issuance process by using proprietary systems to generate the necessary letters and documents. - Handles all premium entry using proprietary systems for all new and renewal accounts and endorsements. - Works with the finance department to reconcile any accounting discrepancies. - Compiles client meeting preparation documents for Management use. - Maintains other spreadsheets / databases as required. - Maintains accurate policy files on bound and lost business accounts by scanning and uploading necessary documents on a weekly basis.  - Prepares for and participates on group underwriting conference calls conducted in advance of quoting.
ID
2020-4412
Primary Location
US-NY-New York
Company Acadia Insurance
Location Name ME, Westbrook
- Responsible for new and renewal accounts with a focus on acquisition including underwriting and pricing accounts in accordance with Acadia’s underwriting standards and personal underwriting authority. - Evaluate, select, and price policies for assigned agencies to achieve underwriting profit (within underwriting authority), premium growth, desired business mix, market/agency penetration, and agency management objectives with a focus on new business. Refer risks exceeding authority to management with recommendations for approval or disposition. - Develop and manage assigned agency relationships with producers and customers through visitations and regular customer contact. - Evaluate the performance of assigned agencies on an ongoing basis to ensure company and agency goals and objectives are met. Participate in review and evaluation of agencies and make recommendations on agency management issues. Communicate corporate goals, programs, underwriting policies, procedures, and guidelines to agents. - Monitor production, hit ratios, renewal retention ratios, spread of risk, and other production and quality measures. - Request information needed for underwriting and pricing of assigned business. - Conduct negotiations with assigned agents. - Coordinate loss control, claim, audit and billing services as needed. - Bind reinsurance, review certificates from reinsurers. - Maintain a workflow for your assigned territory which meets all the standards and expectations of the department. Strive to improve processes within the Company to increase the level and quality of service provided to internal and external customers. - Demonstrate a commitment to self-development. - Manage larger agencies and complex accounts. - Act as a resource for others in the department and provide direction to underwriters and support staff as needed. - Negotiate facultative reinsurance on accounts where needed. - Train or assist in training others as necessary. Help co-workers improve their skills by sharing your knowledge. - Develop loss sensitive pricing approaches including retrospective rating plans and large deductibles. - Assist in the training (coverages, new products) of staff.
ID
2020-4408
Primary Location
US-ME-Westbrook
Company Berkley Net Underwriters
Location Name PA, Blue Bell
ID
2020-4403
Primary Location
US-PA-Blue Bell
Company Admiral Insurance Group
Location Name NJ, Mount Laurel
The Senior Casualty Underwriter will work in a team setting generating, underwriting and analyzing accounts for development of new and renewal commercial casualty business.   - Compliance with underwriting documentation rules and guidelines. - Maintain an acceptable underwriting profit. - Adherence to Admiral underwriting guidelines and referral compliance. - Development and maintenance of key broker/agent relationships. - Participates in all internal company training and continuing education. - Remains current on product releases as it pertains to Commercial Casualty. - Leads strategic marketing calls to key brokers (up to 25%). - Management and development of business and broker relationships new to the organization. - Stay abreast and knowledgeable on market trends in terms of forms, coverage and appetite to maintain competitiveness. - Active mentorship and training of Associate Underwriters and Underwriters. - Act as a referral authority for Associate Underwriters and Underwriters.
ID
2020-4402
Primary Location
US-NJ-Mount Laurel
Company Intrepid Direct Insurance
Location Name KS, Overland Park - Lighton Plaza II Building
ID
2020-4399
Primary Location
US-KS-Overland Park
Company WRBC Support Services
Location Name PA, Blue Bell
A leadership role with responsibility for the coordination and implementation of the underwriting review process.   Extensive and diversified technical property, casualty and specialty underwriting experience will be utilized to evaluate W. R. Berkley Operating Units’ underwriting practices and procedures based on their business strategies, focus, guidelines and financial return goals.  The Leader will work with a team of underwriting experts from other W. R. Berkley Operating Units or outsourced partners and communicate results and value added recommendations to Senior Management.    Reviews include examination of individual underwriting files for: risk selection; underwriting; pricing, use and adequacy of rating models; wordings including coverage provided and other terms and conditions; rate rule and form compliance; limits management; use of loss control and/or risk management, use of facultative reinsurance; and quoting, binding and issuance process.  In addition, the process can include an evaluation of the management of producers and distribution channels, delegated underwriting authorities, service standards, aggregations, exposures, emerging issues and interaction with claims and actuarial functions.   - Lead a value added Underwriting review process that provides Management with an independent assessment of the underwriting of the Operating Unit’s portfolio and/or a specific class of business. - Develop and maintain relationships and communication with corporate Segment Heads, Actuaries, SVP Enterprise Risk Management and SVP Claims. - Continuously improve the Underwriting review process and reporting procedures through automation, standardization and a current understanding of the underwriting environment, market conditions, competition and other factors facing the industry. - Ensure that reviews are well planned, thorough and useful and achieve the goals of confirming and enhancing underwriting, risk selection, pricing and processes at operating units - Maintain and improve necessary skills to conduct a review and report on the underwriting practices, pricing, and risk selection. - Utilize product level knowledge to consider whether the Operating Unit’s pricing and underwriting policies and other procedures are applied correctly and consistently. - Assess the effectiveness of the organizational structure, staffing, and management information. - Analyze key performance metrics in order to determine whether the Operating Units are achieving Operating Plans and goals. - Staff and plan the review (reviews are primarily staffed with underwriters from W. R. Berkley’s other operating units). - Lead interviews with departmental personnel and Senior Management. - Coordinate the work of the review team members. - Document the work performed and the findings. - Identify opportunities for improvement. - Lead closing meetings and deliver feedback. - Prepare written reports and recommendations. - Follow- up on implementation of recommendations.  
ID
2020-4398
Primary Location
US-PA-Blue Bell
Company Berkley Net Underwriters
Location Name VA, Manassas
ID
2020-4386
Primary Location
US-VA-Manassas
Company Berkley Agribusiness
Location Name IL, Chicago - 303 West Madison
Provides strategic direction and leadership for Underwriting Proactively participates with the CUO, senior management team and functional department staff in developing and executing strategic plans to meet business objectives and ensure operational effectiveness.  Establishes underwriting philosophies and guidelines to support the business plan goals of profitability, managed growth and enhanced competitive advantage.  Fosters a workplace environment consistent with the values and mission outlined by senior leadership. - Collaborates with the CUO and senior leadership to develop and execute tactical and strategic business plans including strategic underwriting objectives, underwriting strategies, and underwriting and workflow best practices.   Provides leadership in the development of product, pricing, business systems and workflow.  Oversees and ensures the successful execution of business operations initiatives to enhance profitability, productivity and efficiency. - Directs underwriting authority grants as well as audit practices to ensure underwriting controls and guideline adherence.  - Participates in developing, maintaining or enhancing customer relationships to promote profitability and growth and the retention of existing business. Includes physical & virtual partnership visits with select middle market accounts. - Ensures underwriting business unit staff has solid appreciation and understanding of Berkley Agribusiness risk appetite and market differentiators; business opportunities and targets; competitive threats; and emerging market trends. - Evaluates business unit’s underwriting performance by developing metrics and success criteria to measure and track key performance factors to achieve desired outcomes (i.e., growth, risk quality, profit, premium, policies in force, service standards, loss ratio, expenses, etc.). Develops and provides oversight for risk quality program including underwriting audit process. Provides results to staff and management team and develops plans to resolve issues. - Collaborates with Business Development and functional business units to identify and implement strategies and solutions to improve production efficiency and effectiveness to support the organization’s goals.  - Attracts, coaches and develops talent to ensure a staff capable of carrying out business strategies.  Contributes to company’s success by developing business unit 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. - Duties may include accountability for, but is not limited to:  Premium Audit; Facultative Reinsurance relationships; ; liaison to other WRBC operating units, including close collaboration with BSS, BTS and the other Specialty WRBC operating units on the SSP shared platform as well as International Solutions liaison with WRBC international companies; Staff and Product Underwriting functions; and responsibility for cross functional / inter-department communication, workflows, and projects. - 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. - Leads or participates in various strategic initiatives and project teams as needed. Directly supervises Underwriting Managers and/or Underwriting Directors. 
ID
2020-4382
Primary Location
US-IL-Chicago
Loc2
MN, Minneapolis - 222 S 9th Street - Suite 2500
Loc3
Ohio
Loc4
Indiana
Loc5
Texas
Company Nautilus Insurance Group
Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
Responsible for planning, directing and overseeing the Underwriting Audit department, including managing and supervising the Underwriting Audit Coordinators. Sets and achieves department goals to support the company’s key strategic objectives.  Oversees the completion of individual files audits, conducts quality control on completed audits, analysis of results and trends, scheduling and provides communication of findings to underwriting management. Develops new audits based on company goals and provides agency consulting services as needed.   - Manages the work and production of the Audit Coordinators. - Provides oversight of the completion of audits on new business, renewals and quotes to assess the quality of the risk and quality of the file handling from an underwriting, pricing and policy construction standpoints, as well as adherence to established underwriting procedures and authorities. - Works with Coordinators to provide feedback to Underwriting Management (based upon review findings) to identify strengths in Underwriting talents and to identify opportunities to improve various underwriting criteria and/or requirements as relates to Company underwriting standards. - Develops new underwriting audits to reflect changes in underwriting philosophies and strategies. - Shares high-level trends with management. - Creates, analyzes and interprets data from various reports. - Works as direct contact with Regulatory for SOX compliance testing.
ID
2020-4375
Primary Location
US-AZ-Scottsdale
Company Berkley Oil & Gas
Location Name TX, Houston - 2107 CityWest Blvd
ID
2020-4371
Primary Location
US-TX-Houston
Company Verus Underwriting Managers
Location Name VA, Glen Allen - 4820 Lake Brook - Suite 200
We are seeking an Underwriting Assistant that will support our Excess & Surplus lines book of general/excess liability, garage and professional liability business. The Underwriting Assistant (UA) will be responsible for providing Underwriters with technical and clerical support with the information necessary to make prudent underwriting decisions on new business, renewals and endorsements. The UA will support the underwriting life cycle from pre- submission through policy issuance and renewal.   Key roles/responsibilities include: - Identifying key issues in the decision making process with the guidance from the underwriter - Identifying and use of appropriate resources that assist in the analytical process; this includes making formal recommendations to underwriters on account management needs - Ability to identify and evaluate exposures for each risk - Perform analysis utilizing appropriate information to consider endorsement/account acceptability - Issuance of premium and non-premium bearing endorsements - Demonstrates adherence to guidelines which include, Underwriting Guidelines and Service Level Agreements - Ability to follow-up with underwriters and brokers on outstanding information - Supports day-to-day transactions that support multiple underwriting team members and customers/agency partners - Develop, maintain and nurture positive working relationships with underwriters, customers, and other business partners to provide an enhanced customer experience (i.e., researches and resolves issues, responds to inquiries and questions) - Display a strong sense of urgency, recognizing customer needs - Ability to apply judgement and present negotiation on more complex accounts and processes - Quotes accounts within authority limits by reviewing exposures and experience rating, updating account information, rates and adjusts the price - Examines inspection reports, prior audits, and endorsements, and refer any issues to underwriters - Ability to effectively manage and balance multiple demands
ID
2020-4370
Primary Location
US-VA-Glen Allen
Company Berkley Public Entity
Location Name NJ, Morristown - Suite G50
The Public Entity Underwriter will work closely with the Senior Underwriting team, and Chief Actuary, to analyze risk, exposure, loss and coverage information for group and individual risk accounts, to structure and price programs that are financially efficient for the insured and profitable for the company, and will Identify and utilize data-driven analyses to drive marketing efforts relative to customer acquisition and retention. The Underwriter will also work closely with the Senior Underwriting team to manage existing broker and client relationships. - Review new and renewal submissions for completeness and address any discrepancies with the broker. - Organize and aggregate loss and exposure information and input into pricing models. - Analyze and interpret risk data and complete an underwriting workbook for each eligible risk. - Work with actuarial to understand the key components of the pricing models. - Establish and maintain broker relationships though superior levels of service and direct broker engagement. - Attend industry client centric events. - Assist with the development of new products, services, process improvements, and marketing initiatives. - Attend marketing calls to brokers and clients, and when necessary, coordinate with Executive, Underwriting, and Claims. - Under direction of Management, work on ad hoc projects as needed. - Assist with the issuance of policies, endorsements and billing. - Process reinsurance transactions, where applicable. - When necessary, complete account transactions as required. - Process new business/renewals and endorsements for assigned accounts and perform underwriting analysis for some routine new and renewal business applications, as directed.
ID
2020-4362
Primary Location
US-NJ-Morristown
Loc2
New York
Loc3
DC, Washington
Loc4
GA, Alpharetta - 3655 North Point Parkway
Loc5
IL, Chicago - 233 S Wacker Drive - Suite 3900
Company Berkley Agribusiness
Location Name GA, Atlanta - 2 Ravinia Drive - Suite 1000
The Business Development Specialist is accountable for providing direction and leadership for their assigned territory.  Partners with management team to ensure effective marketing, planning and execution resulting in retention, growth and profitability of business.  Leads and influences agencies through creation and execution of sales strategies that drive an effective pipeline of new clients, profit and retention. Identifies new distribution opportunities and recommends agency appointments, while increasing relevancy in existing agencies.   -  Serves as primary relationship, sales and business development leader for the territory. Travels to enhance relationships with agencies and clients resulting in business retention and new business opportunities.  - Collaborates with agencies and leadership in establishing new customer relationships and to identify, research, and develop pipeline opportunities.  Drives the sales processes including prospect prioritization, initial contact and pursuit strategy, identification of opportunity, due diligence and overall management of new customer acquisition.  - Works with Underwriting and Underwriting Management to manage the territory book of business and identifies market opportunities by analyzing competitor intelligence, market and industry research, loss ratios, mix of business, policy count, premium growth, hit ratios and business retention. - Develops, maintains and enhances client relationship related to profit improvement and Risk Control compliance. Uses resources available to build pipeline of new customer leads in conjunction with key agency partners. Maximizes the agency segmentation process and associated resource commitments. - Ensures that tools, training and support are in place to positively impact success for the agencies and territory.  Identified and communicates training needs and opportunities.  Participates in program and product orientation meetings in conjunction with internal business partners including but is not limited to Underwriting, Risk Control, Actuary, Business Development, and Claims. - Participates in the company’s distribution and operational planning process where current-year objectives are reviewed and future-years' objectives are developed.  Aligns territory business objectives to support organizational goals of optimized profitability, managed growth and competitive advantage.  - Collaborates with Underwriting Management to establish and manage budgets and resources including explaining variances and related reporting. Key Objectives: - Field facing role, engaged with Agents and Clients to scale our distribution partners and client portfolio - Full Letter of Authority - Client Pipelining - Cross-functional Territory Team Leadership - Portfolio and Agency Performance management - Loss Sensitive Evolution: - Strategic partnership with cross-functional loss sensitive resources - Formalize the go-to-market strategy on a national level - Support distribution growth of identified Loss Sensitive broker partners - Execute an effective sales cycle and build a loss sensitive client pipeline  
ID
2020-4360
Primary Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Loc2
Pennsylvania
Company W. R. Berkley Corporation
Location Name IA, Urbandale - 11201 Douglas Avenue
Looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to become part of a Corporate Financial Planning and Data Analysis team.  This role will be involved with strategic analysis and content evaluation related to various global financial applications.  The individual will work cross-functionally to translate & consolidate data from multiple Berkley operating units into a cohesive set of financial data which will be used to inform decisions regarding profitability and risk assessment.  The cross-functional nature of the project will require the coordination from various teams such as underwriting, marketing, claims, technology, actuarial, accounting and operations.  This role will focus on strategy & analysis of the integration of various financial data sets and applications in order to facilitate best practices and drive innovation for the future state of operating unit’s data.   Responsibilities:   - Perform self-initiated financial analysis to evaluate trends, model future behavior, support implementation decisions, and create insights to drive financial process efficiencies. - Determine and implement data reporting strategies to provide critical information to operating units, finance, and other key areas. - Partner with non-financial business managers and team members to perform strategic work - Assist with general business processes, accounting, audits, financial related issues, and other production related items associated with Peoplesoft, Vena, and the Berkley Data Warehouse (BDW). - Present work and engage in strategic discussions with senior management. - Work cross-functionally with multiple departments including Underwriting, Marketing, Claims, Accounting, etc. - Responsible for the development of reporting requirements and models to facilitate analyses supported by data metrics and analytics from various applications. - Conduct analysis of key business drivers, trends and performance indicators to provide value-added inputs. - Manage and complete monthly reconciliations for companies going through various implementations of financial systems. - Work extensively with both international and US based finance teams across the multiple projects. - Monitor and manage adherence to financial standards and governance implemented by the Corporate Finance organization and BDW steering committee.
ID
2020-4350
Primary Location
US-IA-Urbandale
Company Berkley Aspire
Location Name VA, Glen Allen - 4820 Lake Brook - Suite 300
Manage an assigned underwriting territory to achieve profitable growth, including underwriting new business, renewals, endorsements and other transactions.  Identify new business opportunities and manage agency relationships.   Roles and Responsibilities  - Develop relationships and educate agents within agency plant to maximize opportunities and achieve profitable growth. - Initiate outbound calls to agencies to identify sales opportunities and collect agent intelligence. - Achieve new business premium, renewal premium retention and rate change objectives. - Within company guidelines and granted underwriting authority, evaluate new and renewal account information to determine risk acceptability, terms / conditions to be quoted, and pricing. - Make sound risk and pricing decisions that achieve profitable loss ratios. - Maintain underwriting quality score of 90% or greater. Document underwriting file to support acceptability and pricing in accordance with company guidelines. - Achieve customer service standards, including established objectives for: - New business quote turnaround - Renewal quotes - Endorsement, cancellation, audits and other transactions - Policy issuance - Provide detailed issuance instructions to ensure policy is delivered consistent with quoted terms and conditions and in accordance with established guidelines relative to policy construction. - Review mid-term endorsement requests for acceptability and provide instructions for processing. - Evaluate premium audit referrals to determine class acceptability and/or appropriateness of current exposure base. Adjust current term with acceptable changes to ensure company gets timely payment of adequate premium. - Order and review inspections to confirm accounts written are consistent with preliminary underwriting information and takes action when the inspection reveals unacceptable risk characteristics. - Assist with training, mentoring and coaching of less experienced team members. - Determine if facultative reinsurance is needed and if so, factor reinsurance cost in gross pricing, complete cession procedures; documentation file, and follow established workflow procedure to ensure proper reporting / accounting. - Utilize various underwriting tools to: - Determine acceptable risk characteristics - Determine accurate exposure classifications - Set adequate property limits to accomplish appropriate insurance to value - Rate and quote business to agents - Support other underwriters as assigned when the other underwriter is traveling or out on vacation / sick time.  
ID
2020-4345
Primary Location
US-VA-Glen Allen
Company Berkley Select
Location Name IL, Chicago - 550 W Jackson Blvd - 4th Floor
This position is part of the D&O underwriting segment for Berkley Select and supports the achievement of established departmental goals related to profitability, growth, and producer relations.  Evaluate risk characteristics to determine potential business opportunities in accordance with guidelines and philosophy. Develop and maintain assigned brokerage relationships.   Broker Management - Manage key and/or target broker relationships and expectations. - Manage the expectations of, and communicate underwriting decisions, requirements, and philosophies to brokerage community. - Maintain producer / agency contact log in electronic databases. - Quarterly travel required (when permitted by WR Berkley) Underwriting Duties - Assist in distributing business opportunities to underwriting team members to achieve efficient and effective underwriting (based on work flow, ability and priority). - Provide final approval and guidance on risk analysis presented by members of the underwriting department in accordance with authority levels. - Evaluate risk characteristics of submissions to determine business opportunities in accordance with guidelines and company philosophy. - Price, design and recommend policy format for quoted submissions. - Review underwriting documents for accuracy prior to their release to brokers and/or company clients. - Discuss, analyze and interpret Berkley Select policy forms and coverage issues. Product Development - Suggest and/or develop policy endorsements to improve Berkley Select’s competitive advantage in the market. - Provide research assistance in analyzing competitor forms. - Discuss, analyze and interpret changes to competitor forms and underwriting appetites. Leadership Duties - Assist with training junior members of the underwriting and/or support staff on underwriting procedures. - Provide assistance to management with training and education of the underwriting staff.
ID
2020-4344
Primary Location
US-IL-Chicago

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