Senior Underwriter – Contractors Professional Liability

P&C Underwriting Walnut Creek, California Mount Kisco, New York New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Atlanta, Georgia

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    Walnut Creek, California Mount Kisco, New York New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Atlanta, Georgia

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Position at Tokio Marine HCC

Senior Underwriter – Contractors Professional Liability 
Do you enjoy creative problem-solving and working independently in a collaborative team environment? Do you have experience underwriting Contractors Professional Liability and enjoy building strong relationships with retail and wholesale brokers?   
The Tokio Marine HCC – Cyber & Professional Lines Group is seeking an experienced underwriter to join our Architects & Engineers and Contractors Professional Liability Underwriting Team in our New York, Chicago, Walnut Creek, CA, or Georgia office. This position will report to the Vice President of Underwriting. 
Our Architects & Engineers and Contractors Professional Liability products are designed to provide coverage for specified professionals. As professionals, architects and engineers, scientists and contractors face potential liabilities that place them at considerable financial risk because of the type and quality of services they deliver to their clients.    
Location:  Chicago, IL; Mt. Kisco, NY; New York, NY; Walnut Creek, CA or Atlanta, GA 
Schedule: Hybrid (Three days in the office and two days working from home per week) 
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 teams shared objectives.  
Performance Objectives 
  • Production – Achieve your individual premium and productions targets which include:
    • Management and underwriting of your renewal book, achieving a target renewal retention ratio, and servicing your renewals throughout the year.
    • New business premium goals, quote, and workflow management targets
  • Strong Marketing & Relationship Development – In this role you will be responsible for marketing our products and to proactively foster and develop positive relationships with key customers.
  • Profitability and Compliance – Profitability is a pillar in our corporate objectives, we strongly believe that you will develop a profitable book of business if you are disciplined and consciously operate within your granted underwriting authority, within the parameters of the underwriting guidelines, and follow direction given by compliance.
  • Collaboration/Teamwork – As a team we work together to achieve our collective goals, this requires collaborating with your peers on our team and within other aligned business unites including claims, product development, accounting, and operations.
  • Underwriting Expertise –We want you to continually develop your underwriting expertise which will be achieved through conscious learning on the job and with support from us. This is an objective that adds value to our team, but it is also important for your personal development.
Education Requirements 
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Insurance, Science, Engineering or Construction Management or a related field, or the equivalent education and/or experience.
  • Studies toward attaining a Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) or equivalent insurance designation depending on specialty area.
  • Three to five years of relevant and progressive underwriting experience in Contractors Professional Liability and Contractors Pollution Liability.
  • Real, proven Contractors Professional Liability experience – a true underwriter background with the ability to generate/write profitable new business.
  • Architects & Engineers underwriting  and Pollution liability underwriting experience a plus
  • A following among brokers that specialize in Contractors Professional Liability Marketing experience
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
*Work Life Balance * Fun Creative Atmosphere * 401(k)+Employer Match* Medical Insurance first day of hire.    
California and New York Residents Only 
For candidates working in person or remotely in the following locations, the reasonable pay range for this specific position is  Walnut Creek, CA, $89,400 – $112,000 annually; New York, NY and  Mount Kisco, NY, $93,200 - $117,000 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 offer a competitive salary and employee benefit package. We are a successful, dynamic organization experiencing rapid growth and are seeking 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.