Vice President of Underwriting - Agriculture

Underwriting Operations Maple Grove, Minnesota West Des Moines, Iowa Lenexa, Kansas Amarillo, Texas Clovis, California


Description

Grow with Confidence.  

ProAg has an exciting opportunity for a VP of Underwriting – Agriculture to join our team. Bring your passion for underwriting and operational excellence to ProAg where you’ll be responsible for the underwriting staff’s strategic alignment and ensure profitability for the company in new and existing business. This position will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer.  

In This Exciting Opportunity You Will:

 

  • Thought Leadership - Provide profit driven thought leadership to the ProAg’s Agriculture business on sales trends, opportunities, and risks.
  • Advise and Consult – Collaborate with Sales and Actuarial to enhance risk targeting and selection, as well as optimize portfolio risks.
  • Operational Excellence - Establish and maintain specialty portfolio best practices across ProAg’s Agriculture product lines. Lead underwriting process improvements and modernization, underwriting guideline enhancements, training and referrals as needed.
  • Talent Development – Coaches, leads and develops underwriters and participates in the development of underwriting training, underwriting guidelines and best practices.
  • Responsible for the supervision of the Underwriting Department’s interpretation and application of provisions of insurance policies and applicable procedure.

  

What You’ll Bring: 

 

  • 8-10 years of commercial P&C underwriting experience.
  • 6+ years of leadership experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Insurance, Economics or related field.
  • Advanced technical expertise and knowledge in the insurance field, with underwriting experience in property and casualty lines of business, and a broad understanding of the critical issues in other related areas.

 

What We Represent:   
  • Part of something bigger: We offers a career with purpose as you support the farmers and ranchers who create food, fuel and fiber for the world.
  • Personal connections: We are built on strong relationships and appreciation of your individuality.
  • A team who cares: We look out for each other personally and professionally because we care about each other.
  • Innovators by trade: We’re committed to a brighter tomorrow for our team members and for agriculture.
  • The best of both worlds: We combine personal connections with powerful resources, thanks to our culture and the backing of Tokio Marine HCC.

Who We Are: 

While our nation weathers economic storms, ProAg, a member of the Tokio Marine HCC group of companies, is positioned as a financially strong and well-capitalized insurer. We’re known for our quick response and fast, accurate claims settlement. We understand how important this is because many of us are farmers and ranchers ourselves. With more than 90 years of service to our agents & insureds, we stand committed to continuing the principles that ProAg was founded on: Integrity, Loyalty and Customer Service. 

The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies offers a competitive salary and employee benefit package. We are a successful, dynamic organization experiencing rapid growth and are seeking energetic and confident individuals to join our team of professionals. The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies is an equal-opportunity employer. Please visit www.tokiomarinehcc.com for more information about our companies.

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