Senior Underwriter, Cyber

P&C Underwriting Encino, California Phoenix, Arizona Sacramento, California Los Angeles, California Orange, California Walnut Creek, California

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    P&C Underwriting

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    Encino, California Phoenix, Arizona Sacramento, California Los Angeles, California Orange, California Walnut Creek, California

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Position at Tokio Marine HCC

Cyber, Senior Underwriter    
The TMHCC Cyber and Professional Lines Group is looking for a self-motivated, analytical, and relationship-focused Senior Underwriter to join their Cyber underwriting team. An ideal candidate will possess a passion for methodical underwriting with the ability to evaluate risk, with a focus on customer service and business development.    
Location(s): Encino, CA,  Orange, CA , Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, Phoenix, AZ   
Shift: Hybrid in office (3) days per week if you reside near Encino, CA    
Position Overview    
This is a market-facing production underwriting role on a close-knit team of highly motivated and productive individuals. You will be responsible for underwriting new and renewal business and developing relationships with our key customers to achieve our team’s shared objectives. You will need to be able to work and collaborate as part of a team of underwriters yet, have the ability to formulate an independent thought process and be solution-oriented. You should be willing to speak up and promote positive change, be goal driven, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.    
The qualities of our ideal candidate:    
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Articulate and analytical
  • Detail-oriented and outcome focused
  • Creative solution-driven problem solver
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative team player
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage/prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment
Key Responsibilities:     
  • Assist in meeting annual department goals for profitability, renewal retention, new business growth, and rate increase.
  • Evaluate risks for acceptability within established underwriting guidelines.
  • Clearly and effectively communicate decisions with producers and effectively respond to any ensuing inquiries.
  • Build and maintain productive relationships with clients, producers, co-workers, and any outside vendors.
  • Respond to submissions and servicing items within agreed-upon company time frames.
  • Act within the scope of authority and consistent with company and corporate objectives, guidelines, policies, and practices.
  • Ensure that effective communications are maintained within the area of responsibility.
  • Communicate and provide instruction and information to Administrative Supervisor and/or Underwriting Assistants, as required, for issuing policies and endorsements.
  • Pursue educational classes such as Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and/or Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU), as agreed upon with management.
  • Additional duties and special assignments, as requested by the manager.
Experience & Education    
  • 4 Year / Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, or the equivalent education and/or experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience underwriting Cyber/Tech E&O   (Retail)
  • 3 to 5 Years of relevant and progressive professional experience
  • Knowledge of forms, procedures, and insurance terminology
  • Result- and profit-oriented with the ability to balance other business considerations
  • Strong analytical, strong reasoning abilities, and strong negotiation abilities
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and/or government insurance regulations
  • Possess and have the ability to apply broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy
  • Knowledgeable of industry changes, legal updates, and technical developments related to applicable areas of the Company’s business to proactively respond to changing business environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team- and deadline-oriented environment
  • Intermediate proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office package (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word)
Travel Expectations    
  • While future travel expectations are uncertain at the moment, it’s possible you may travel up to 10% of the time both locally and out of state.
California Residents Only    
For candidates working in person or remotely in California, the reasonable pay range for this specific position is $107,100 – $147,400 annually.   “The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the Company. The Company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of color, race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local pay equity laws. The salary range is the range THMCC, in good faith, believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future, and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level. Even within the pay range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market and business considerations.”    
The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies offers a competitive salary and employee benefits package. We are a successful, dynamic organization experiencing rapid growth and seek an energetic and confident individual to join our team of professionals. The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies are equal opportunity, employers. Please visit for more information about our companies.