The Wholesale Casualty - Central/Western Region Lead of Everest Insurance, a member of the Everest Re Group, Ltd. is looking for a Senior Underwriter to join our Central/Western Region team.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
New business wholesale production underwriting of middle to large market sized E&S Casualty business for General Liability and Automobile lines of business
Underwrite renewal accounts to renewal retention and department standards
Adhering to underwriting guidelines and referral processes
Utilize underwriting tools and resources to evaluate risks on new business prospects, makes decisions to quote or decline to quote, and develop premiums in accordance with underwriting guidelines and authority limits.
Maintain detailed underwriting files, worksheets and documentation supporting the underwriting decision and pricing thought process.
Manages new business to balance profitability and growth.
Develops and maintains relationships with brokers to support production and marketing goals
Understand market and industry trends, loss development, and proper risk classification
Assist management with training, mentoring and development of other underwriters on the team
Qualifications, Education & Experience:
CPCU, CRIS, ARM or other insurance certifications are a plus
A minimum of 5-10 years of experience as a Primary Casualty Underwriter with a focus on the General Liability line.
Know of the Automobile line is desirable but not a requirement.
Existing wholesale broker relationships in the region desirable
Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:
Excellent analytical, communication, negotiating and computer skills
A positive, customer-oriented approach
Ability to establish relationships with wholesale brokers
Time Type: Full time
Primary Location: Chicago, IL
Additional Locations: Remote, AZ, Remote, CA, Remote, CO, Remote, KS, Remote, MI, Remote, MO, Remote, NV, Remote, TX, Remote, WA
As an effective team member, employees at Everest Insurance must champion the Everest Insurance Culture:
• Collaboration: Open and transparent communication with customers and colleagues • Thoughtful Assumption of Risk: Supporting the Everest goal of carefully writing profitable business by ensuring data quality, prompt and accurate feedback to Underwriters, and operational control throughout the enterprise. • Execution: Delivering outstanding support to the organization through strong day-to-day business operations, effective project management, and careful oversight of vendors. • Humility: Caring and respectful approach to service colleagues, customers, and the community. • Leadership: By example, every day.
Everest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, genetics, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. As part of this commitment, Everest will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Everest Talent Acquisition at 1-908-604-3000.