Middle Market Underwriting Specialist, Commercial Insurance

Less than 5 years experience  • 

$83K - $120K
Posted on 04/23/18
Kansas City, MO
Less than 5 years experience
$83K - $120K
Posted on 04/23/18

Middle Market Underwriting Specialist, Commercial Insurance

Our underwriters focus on answering two fundamental questions.  Should we write a policy for a particular customer?  What is a fair price for the risk that we would incur by writing the policy?  On the surface, these questions may seem straightforward, but as a Liberty Mutual Insurance underwriter, you will possess a curiosity that propels you to dig a little deeper for the answers. You will rely on your strong analytic, communication, and negotiation skills and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. 

Underwriters are natural problem solvers who want to know our customers and how we can profitably accept the risks that our policies cover.    Are you looking for a Commercial Underwriting opportunity with a responsible company that has consistently outpaced the industry in year over year growth? We have an excellent underwriting opportunity available.  As a Commercial Underwriter you will work to manage assigned agencies, select profitable risks and build a profitable portfolio of accounts. In addition to a wide range of benefits, as a direct employee, your insurance education and training are paid by us.
  Responsibilities:

  • Build & manage internal and external sales relationships.
  • Select profitable risks based upon individual account criteria and underwriting standards
  • Manage portfolio to control the overall mix of accounts, manage exposures & take prompt action when necessary
  • Develop new business and retain existing accounts
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent preferred, continuing insurance education desired
  • Success driven individual who has demonstrated 3-10 years of success in a commercial underwriting role
  • Ability to analyze variables, such as type & amount of coverage, loss control, credit reports, and loss experience
  • Thorough knowledge of commercial insurance coverages, contracts & underwriting guidelines
  • Ability to interact successfully with customers to build & maintain good business relationships.
  • Negotiation and pricing skills
  • Hard work, honesty, integrity and unwavering business ethics

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