P&C Commercial Underwriter- Property

P&C Commercial Underwriter- Property

The James Allen Companies Inc
Published
May 14, 2019
Location
Woodbridge, NJ
Category
Job Type

Description

P&C Underwriter with Technical Property Experience

If you have two (2) or more years of commercial property or multi-lines underwriting experience in a carrier, program administrator or wholesale brokerage setting this may be an exciting career opportunity for you. The ideal candidate will draw upon their experience underwriting technically challenging commercial property accounts with inherently hazardous occupancies or operations most commonly found in industries such as Energy, Chemical Manufacturing or Dealers, Heavy Manufacturing, Industrial or Fabricators, Wood Working, Lumberyards, Freight Handling Warehouses and/ or buildings with highly unusual construction characteristics or in the course of construction (Builders Risks).

What You’ll Do

As one of our Underwriters, you will be responsible for handling insurance applications for policies that are focused on the unique needs associated with greenhouses and nurseries. Responsibilities include:

  • Manage, profitably underwrite and grow an assigned book of commercial business including both property and casualty lines
  • Develop strong relationships with the assigned agents and brokers based on quick problem solving and providing them with a highly responsive and exceptional service experience.
  • Quickly prioritize opportunities, evaluate and price risk and offer / negotiate customized coverage, deductible, terms and conditions based on the individual risk characteristics and best meet their needs in compliance with program guidelines and based on a rigorous analysis of the application, COPE, loss runs, risk control reports and the applicant’s financial position.
  • Educate agents and brokers on the programs risk appetite and target market, the program product and service differentiations and encourage them to submit their accounts with highly desirable characteristics.

What it Takes

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Current Property & Casualty license preferred
  • Successful completion of technical insurance coursework toward such designations as CPCU, ARM and AU is preferred.

Experience

  • Minimum of two (2) years of commercial property or multi-lines underwriting and/or wholesale brokerage or program experience
  • The ideal candidate will draw upon their experience underwriting technically challenging commercial property accounts with inherently hazardous occupancies or operations most commonly found in industries such as Energy, Chemical Manufacturing or Dealers, Heavy Manufacturing, Industrial or Fabricators, Wood Working, Lumberyards, Freight Handling Warehouses and/ or buildings with highly unusual construction characteristics or in the course of construction (Builders Risks).
  • Familiarity with multiple rating and issuance systems

Competencies

  • Motivated, self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, performance driven environment
  • Sound knowledge of underwriting concepts and policies
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong organization and decision-making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Resourceful, independent thinker, with the desire to be a part of a high-performance team and company culture

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