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Executive Underwriter, Life Sciences at Chubb in New York, New York

Posted in Insurance 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Executive Underwriter – Life Sciences   

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise and local operations globally.

Chubb is currently seeking a Commercial Lines - Life Sciences Underwriter to join our Life Science Insurance Specialty Practice.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Financial performance, including profit, rate, retention, and identifying account round and cross-sell opportunities for a book of commercial business consisting of Life Science accounts.

  • Underwrite and negotiate new lines and renewals on a commercial lines portfolio of $7.5M in Life Science business.

  • Lines of business include commercial package, product liability, automobile, umbrella, workers compensation, and international lines including foreign clinical trial policies for Life Sciences business.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with brokers in order to successfully produce, manage and grow our business.



Skills and Competencies:

  • Solid knowledge of commercial underwriting with the ability to analyze risks, adhere to underwriting strategies, prioritize the gathering of underwriting data, and clearly communicate a well thought out underwriting approach.

  • 5-7 years of underwriting experience preferably in Life Sciences.

  • Demonstrated technical expertise and product specific knowledge with experience handling Life Science business.

  • Strong analytical skills including financial analysis

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to effectively interact with both internal and external business partners.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to be creative and adaptable in a changing business environment



Chubb strives to offer a diverse and inclusive and rewarding work environment.  Teamwork and mutual respect are central to how Chubb operates and we believe the best solutions draw upon diverse perspectives, experiences and skills.  We operate in such a way where everyone, regardless of their singular background has the opportunity to contribute to our collective success



In New York City, NY the pay range for the role is $101,000 to $172,000. The specific offer will depend on an applicant’s skills and other factors. This role may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program.  Chubb offers a comprehensive benefits package, more details on which can be found at  This range is specific to New York City, NY and may not be applicable to other locations.

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