Executive Underwriter - Wholesale Primary Casualty, Navigators, A Brand of The Hartford
Company: The Hartford
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 12, 2021
You are a driven and motivated problem solver ready to pursue
meaningful work. You strive to make an impact every day & not only
at work, but in your personal life and community too. If that
sounds like you, then you've landed in the right place.
We're in the business of helping people achieve amazing things
by protecting the things that matter most. And you can help us when
you join our team of underwriters. They're at the center of
everything we do - and by joining us, you'll be on a team known
throughout the industry for providing our customers with just the
right amount of coverage they need to pursue their unique
Your underwriting career here means collaboration, inclusivity,
innovative thinking and so much more. Here, doing things the way
they've always been done isn't a part of the job. Here, you'll be
putting your creative insights to work with other underwriters and
leaders, having a seat at the table with key decision makers. And
you'll have any number of opportunities for your career to grow in
whatever direction you choose.
The Executive Underwriter is primarily responsible for
underwriting business through appointed wholesale brokers with a
broad focus across many industries. This includes:
Growing and managing a profitable portfolio of new and renewal
Developing and maintaining existing broker relationships and
provide excellent service and meet time requirements on all quotes,
policies, and endorsements; professionally demanding in a way that
fosters deep relationships.
Marketing responsibilities throughout parts of the country as
assigned and as applicable.
Analyzes accounts for potential action at renewal and expertly
communicates with Brokers for win/win solutions
Expertly applying all applicable underwriting guidelines when
making account decisions demonstrated with quality and compliance
Creating, driving and executing on strategies for new and/or
renewal accounts (prospective book management, executes on guidance
for pricing and retention).
Successfully selling the proposal and influencing the retention
of accounts to meet the retention objectives set forth.
Acting as a trusted advisor to their Brokers; responds in a
timely manner to build relationships and influence retention.
Managing accounts on a book of business basis with brokers and
assigned accounts to balance retention and rate.
Establishing and maintaining a pipeline and holds brokers
accountable for retention and submissions.
Consulting with the brokers to answer questions regarding
coverage, explaining processes, directing the agents to appropriate
resources within the Hartford based on their unique needs.
- Providing a win/win solution for our Brokers.
8 years of Commercial Underwriting required.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Industry experience.
Experience with rating fundamentals; experience in the Wholesale
Broker marketplace is a plus.
Superior technical knowledge and sound decision-making and
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong phone
presence and ability to influence.
Must be self-motivated, organized, and able to thrive in a fast
paced, dynamic, and team-oriented environment.
Strong relationship building skills.
Ability to source and drive new business.
Excellent sales and negotiation skills.
CPCU or other related designations are a plus.
Experience in Construction underwriting, especially project
specific programs will set the candidate apart from their peers
Some travel required.
- The ideal candidate would meet or exceed the qualifications
listed above for our Executive or Senior Underwriter position; the
level of the selected candidate will be determined upon thorough
analysis of their skills and qualifications.
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