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Executive Underwriter - Inland Marine

Company: Crum & Forster Holdings Corp.
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Crum & Forster Company OverviewCrum & Forster (C&F), with a proud history dating to 1822, provides specialty and standard commercial lines insurance products through our admitted and surplus lines insurance companies.With more than $3.1 billion in written premium as of 2020, C&F enjoys a financial strength rating of "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best.C&F is proud of its superior customer service platform and its claims and risk engineering services are recognized as among the best in the industry.Our most valuable asset is our people - 3000+ employees, and growing, in locations throughout the United States. The company is increasingly winning recognition as a great place to work, earning workplace and wellness awards.C&F is part of Fairfax Financial Holdings, a global organization with $19.8 billion in revenue.For more information about Crum & Forster, please visit our website: .Job DescriptionSummary:Responsible for review and analysis of underwriting data to build and maintain a profitable book of Inland Marine business within applicable department under minimal supervision. Manages agency relationships through continued customer service and marketing activities. Actively contributes as a technical expert in both underwriting activities and department-specific industry knowledge. May mentor less experienced underwriters to build organizational value. Collaborates with colleagues to achieve departmental goals.Responsibilities:* Meet profitability, retention, and written premium goals determined by the department.* Makes independent decisions within underwriting letter of authority and maintains proper file documentation.* Assist in developing annual business goals for assigned agents/producers. Responsible for analyzing results and maintaining accountability of agency partners within the department.* Develops awareness of market trends and identifies emerging threats to the department.* Has an in-depth knowledge of department products and services.* Can clearly articulate the department's value proposition.* Participates in training and initiatives. May participate in projects.* Travel required.* Other duties as assigned.Requirements:* Six plus years of property & casualty underwriting experience desired with a focus on commercial Inland Marine business preferred. Knowledgeable in Motor Truck Cargo, Contractors Equipment, Builders Risk, and other standard IM lines helpful.* Possesses strong communication and analytical skills to pursue new business and manage a significant renewal book.* Proficient in MS Office suite.* Excellent organizational and time management skills.* Possesses underwriting and industry designations applicable to area of specialization.* Bachelor's degree or equivalent, CRIS, AMIM, or CPCU preferred.* Will abide by departmental policies and procedures, including authority levels, to comply with C&F's risk management controls.What C&F will bring to you* Competitive compensation package* Generous 401K employer match* Employee Stock Purchase plan with employer matching* Generous Paid Time Off* Excellent benefits that go beyond health, dental & vision. Our programs are focused on your whole family's wellness, including your physical, mental and financial wellbeing* A core C&F tenet is owning your career development, so we provide a wealth of ways for you to keep learning, including tuition reimbursement, industry-related certifications and professional training to keep you progressing on your chosen path* A dynamic, ambitious, fun and exciting work environment* We believe you do well by doing good and want to encourage a spirit of social and community responsibility, matching donation program, volunteer opportunities, and an employee-driven corporate giving program that lets you participate and support your communityAt C&F you will BELONGWe value inclusivity and diversity. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and welcome everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you require special accommodation, please let us know.#LI-JA1Responsibilities Summary: Responsible for review and analysis of underwriting data to build and maintain a profitable book of Inland Marine business within applicable department under minimal supervision. Manages agency relationships through continued customer service and marketing activities. Actively contributes as a technical expert in both underwriting activities and department-specific industry knowledge. May mentor less experienced underwriters to build organizational value. Collaborates with colleagues to achieve departmental goals. Responsibilities: - Meet profitability, retention, and written premium goals determined by the department. - Makes independent decisions within underwriting letter of authority and maintains proper file documentation. - Assist in developing annual business goals for assigned agents/producers. Responsible for analyzing results and maintaining accountability of agency partners within the department. - Develops awareness of market trends and identifies emerging threats to the department. - Has an in-depth knowledge of department products and services. - Can clearly articulate the department's value proposition. - Participates in training and initiatives. May participate in projects. - Travel required. - Other duties as assigned. Requirements: - Six plus years of property & casualty underwriting experience desired with a focus on commercial Inland Marine business preferred. Knowledgeable in Motor Truck Cargo, Contractors Equipment, Builders Risk, and other standard IM lines helpful. - Possesses strong communication and analytical skills to pursue new business and manage a significant renewal book. - Proficient in MS Office suite. - Excellent organizational and time management skills. - Possesses underwriting and industry designations applicable to area of specialization. - Bachelor's degree or equivalent, CRIS, AMIM, or CPCU preferred. - Will abide by departmental policies and procedures, including authority levels, to comply with C&F's risk management controls.

Keywords: Crum & Forster Holdings Corp., Jersey City , Executive Underwriter - Inland Marine, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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