Construction Underwriting Program Manager

Construction Underwriting Program Manager

The James Allen Companies Inc.

Position Summary

We are seeking a bold and confident Underwriting Program Manager to play a hands-on role in the continued success of one of our casualty-driven programs. If you are looking for an opportunity that allows you the freedom to operate a business and the ability to be a builder and value creator, you may be a great fit for this role.

Our ideal candidate fits this profile….

  • You are a true player-coach, allowing you to handle traditional management tasks while also producing quality work product as a member of the team.
  • You have built/rebuilt a construction casualty book of business resulting in a larger more profitable portfolio.
  • You like speed and want opportunity—you thrive in an innovative and flexible environment.
  • You are driven by success which has been demonstrated in your proven track record of generating revenue and profitable underwriting results.
  • You have executive presence—you are confident, yet approachable.
  • You are tech savvy—from proficient use of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) to industry specific software.

In this exciting and impactful position, you will…

  • Personally underwrite the program’s largest accounts and strengthen the most important broker relationships
  • Fully participate in strategy and portfolio management development to ensure program goals and objectives are achieved.
  • Lead by example through big wins and showing the team how it’s done.
  • Actively participate in industry events to build relationships that enable us to stay ahead of our competitors and respond to opportunities swiftly.
  • Profitably grow existing broker relationships while also generating new partnerships
  • Develop a team of underwriters though the facilitation of training and mentorship
  • Utilize your market and product knowledge to strengthen the business
  • Work closely with our carrier, claims and risks management partners to share knowledge and insights to protect and build better a better program.
  • Assist in the development of new products and risk management services

You come to the table with…

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Math and/or Science preferred
  • 10+ years of carrier based, progressive commercial P&C underwriting experience, with a focus on casualty construction exposures
  • Completion of a formal training program coupled with experience working on special projects with executive visibility
  • Experience handling small to mid-market accounts ($100k-$500k average premium)
  • Proven track record of managing lean teams in a transaction-driven environment
  • CRIS designation highly desirable

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