Senior Underwriter (Location Open)

General Description

The Senior Underwriter will work with the Program Manager to understand and execute and uphold the trajectory of the program.  Serves as a mentor providing technical support, training, and problem solving for underwriters on an ongoing basis.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assists the Program Manager with administration and monitoring of underwriting rules and guidelines. 
  • Manages rating rules.
  • Underwrite and document new and renewal policy transactions, within authority.
  • Monitors data entry and processing to ensure data integrity.
  • Communicates with agents, brokers and internal Sales team to obtain information needed to underwriter risks, respond to questions and address issues.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationship and credibility with Sales Executives/Account Managers.
  • Provide periodic product/underwriting training.
  • Review underwriting requirements; refers applications or endorsement request to carrier for review and sign off.
  • Conduct regular audits with Program Manager.
  • Work with Program Manager to maintain Program Guidelines and Applications.
  • Work with IT to implement program objectives.
  • Participate in other company projects and new initiatives.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of underwriting experience.
  • Insurance license, AU, CIC or comparable designations preferred.
  • Analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Must be self driven detail oriented & possess strong organizational skills including time-management and prioritization.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.