$250K — $500K+*
Responsible for leading and managing our regional underwriting policies, practices, procedures, performance and delegation of authority for our renewal underwriting teams. Also leads our regional Premium Audit function.
Manages and directs daily renewal underwriting actions to meet Decision Support goals. Communicates results to regional management team and teams. Develops strategies to assist region in meeting the objectives.
Evaluates and provides proactive leadership to underwriting teams on an ongoing basis as to their abilities and duties and makes personnel recommendations to insure proper and optimum use of personnel. Ensures continuous professional development of team members. Evaluates personnel for underwriting authority and insures they are in compliance with those authority levels.
Partner with Regional Senior VP and VP Field Operations leaders to determine annual premium plans, evaluating market conditions, line of business and segment profitability, retention, rates, diversification and market planning to ensure profitable growth. Provides analysis of all premium plan budget variances. Identifies and implements needed actions.
Participates with senior regional and corporate leadership in annual meetings, producer council meetings and internal conferences, as well as conducts regular agency visits for the region.
Prepares expense plan budget for department and monitors and controls department's expenses. Provides analysis of all expense plan budget variances. Identifies and implements needed actions.
Works in collaboration with Regional Senior VP, Corporate Underwriting, Field Operations Managers and Actuarial on all pricing reviews to ensure growth and profitability.
Establishes procedures and controls to ensure accomplishment of service standards. Mediates and resolves insurance department, agents and consumer complaints.
10+ years of recent commercial underwriting and/or agency management experience.
5+ years of direct leadership experience.
Requires a strong analytical and financial acumen along with superior leadership skills.
CPCU, CIC designations preferred.
College degree preferred.
Valid through: 7/17/2020