Sr. Underwriter

Penn-America Remote (Home Office), United States


Description

 

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
  • Provide 24 hour response time on new business submissions and same day turn-around on phone calls and emails, Work collaboratively with other Underwriters in the Unit to maintain 24 hour response time on new submissions.
  • 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 Penn-America Group products and underwriting systems

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 6-10 years Property and Casualty Underwriting experience required including expertise in general liability and property risks; experience underwriting Excess and Surplus lines preferred
  • Experience working with wholesale brokers preferred
  • Overnight travel within territory to meet with brokers will be required (approximately 10-20%); the ability to efficiently plan/manage agency visits and travel time will be essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required; The ability to market Penn-America 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 VPN software on compatible personal computing equipment to allow for remote work as necessary

Global Indemnity Group celebrates and supports differences. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for our employees, customers and communities we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.