Everest is a leading global reinsurance and insurance provider, operating for nearly 50 years through subsidiaries in the Europe, Bermuda, Canada, Singapore, US, and other territories. Our strengths include extensive product and distribution capabilities, a strong balance sheet, and an innovative culture. Throughout our history, Everest has maintained its discipline and focuses on creating long-term value through underwriting excellence and strong risk and capital management. But the most critical asset in this organization is our people.
At Everest, we are committed to the development of our people. We offer dynamic training & professional development to our employees. You will benefit from career development and learning opportunities that will let you set career goals and fulfill them, including:
We are looking for a Senior Underwriter to join our East Region's Risk Management team. This position will be based in New York or Philadelphia.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Utilizing authority to underwrite and price business for the following lines of coverage: Workers Compensation, Commercial General Liability, and Commercial Auto liability, while adhering to divisional underwriting guidelines.
Establishing and maintaining broker relationships in the New York region with a concentration on primary casualty business.
Assisting in development and execution of business strategy necessary to drive submission flow and binding of profitable business.
Working collaboratively with home office, marketing & distribution, actuary, claims, loss control, premium audit, and legal in an effort to develop and maintain a profitable portfolio of primary casualty insurance placements.
Qualifications, Education & Experience:
College degree preferred, with a minimum of 5+years of experience underwriting Primary Casualty insurance.
CPCU, CRIS, ARM or other insurance certifications are a plus
Should have experience and/or expertise in working with a broad array of program structures - everything from guaranteed cost to large deductibles and captive programs.
Existing relationships with East brokers handling primary casualty business and/or direct client relationships required.
Possess strong presentation, communication, and business development skills.
Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:
Demonstrated ability to generate profitable new business
Strong relationship management skills
Excellent analytical, communication, and computer skills
Ability to successfully complete multiple tasks concurrently within a fast-paced, team-oriented, working environment
For NYC Only: The base salary range for this position is $90,000-$145,000 annually. The offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, experience, qualifications and work location.
Time Type: Full time
Primary Location: New York, NY
Additional Locations: Philadelphia, PA
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 Benefits at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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