Underwriter - United National Programs

Underwriting Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania Remote (Home Office), United States


Description

This position underwrites new business commercial property and general liability risks for the Programs line of business. . Manage an assigned territory in support of profitable growth objectives.  This individual will develop strategic, operational and tactical plans that are designed to achieve and exceed established goals. Relationship management is of critical importance and determined by where United National’s position of prominence sits within each appointed agency.

This candidate must demonstrate a strong customer focus with a sense of urgency balanced with core property & casualty technical skills that enables this individual to underwrite individual risks with speed, accuracy, and prudent decision acumen.

 Responsibilities:

  • Review, price, and manage renewal business (multi line with an emphasis on general liability and property) in accordance with company guidelines
  • Select, price, quote, and decline new business in accordance with company underwriting guidelines and experienced, underwriting judgment
  • Respond to endorsement requests from existing accounts
  • Travel regularly to assigned agents
  • Develop and maintain collaborative business relationships with appointed agents to foster the generation of profitable business
  • Accountability for the production and loss ratio performance of assigned agents
  • Educate agents on United National Group products and underwriting systems

 Requirements:

  • 1- 7 years Property and Casualty experience in the underwriting department of an insurance company; experience with Excess and Surplus lines preferred
  • Experience working with wholesale brokers and program administrators preferred
  • Periodic travel to program administrators
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required; The ability to market United National products to agents is essential
  • Excellent analytical skills required
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills required
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a team with other underwriters will be needed
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required. Professional designations (CPCU, AU, ETC.) are a plus
  • Insurance rating experience is plus
  • Strong computer skills are a necessity. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to download company's VPN software onto compatible personal hardware to allow for remote work as needed/applicable