Professional Liability Underwriter. Underwrites new and renewal business for multi-line program. Approves policy changes, maintain workload, and controls written business up to and including the time of binding according to Company guidelines and established internal and external procedures. Provides leadership to a production/underwriting team. Provides high quality professional service to Agents and Companies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.
Meet or exceed production goals as assigned by Management.
Underwrite new and renewal business.
Provide effective leadership that ensures that the business objectives are met.
Ensure production employees meet or exceed assigned goals
Supervise teams ensuring all pertinent information is communicated.
Develop and maintain excellent relationships with clients
Market all program products and services to clients
Manage the sales process including planning and monitoring
Coaches and mentors others on sales practices
Communicate properly and timely with all producers regarding submissions and decisions for new or renewal business.
Approve and disapprove endorsement requests according to internal and Company guidelines
Monitor accounts to ensure compliance with the firm’s policies and procedures.
Monitor production, hit ratios, renewal retention ratios spread of risk and other production and quality measures to minimize risk and predict future success
Review and handle policy servicing requests (endorsement, audits, Company requests, Certificates, Premium Finance Notices and Cancellations, etc.) appropriately
Review inspection reports and compare to the conditions that were represented at the time of binding and take appropriate or needed actions
Meet or exceed file documentation standards, comply with underwriting authority level standards and pass all audits – both internal and external
Maintain necessary licenses to produce business
Required Skills and Competencies:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum of five years of experience as an active Professional Liability Underwriter
CPCU or RPLU preferred.
Capabilities must include complete marketing and underwriting skills.
Excellent inter personal skills are essential and an ability to communicate and influence on all levels
Clear and consistent leadership of staff
Must be able to understand and analyze necessary components of insurance policies.
Recognize new trends and developments in the insurance industry and be able to incorporate into strategies
Must have knowledge of commercial multi-line underwriting and rating
Must have excellent computer and software skills including advanced Excel knowledge
Ability to develop, foster, and maintain an excellent working relationship with agencies
Leadership and team mentoring skills
Exercise discretion in making decisions
Maintain current knowledge of the insurance industry
Good written and verbal skills
Maintain travel schedule depending on the needs of clients, Agents, and new business
Ability to work extended hours when necessary
Internal Number: R0012543
About Negley Associates (CRC Insurance)
National underwriting manager for several major property/casualty insurance companies. We provide a variety of insurance products to behavioral healthcare and social service organizations throughout the country including but not limited to Professional Liability, General liability, Director’s and Officers liability, Workers Compensation, and Property insurance. With the help of our experienced staff we are one of the most successful underwriting managers today.