Senior Underwriter

  • 38868
  • Non-Life - Underwriting
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  • Florida, United States
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  • Jan 13, 2021
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Help in the preparation of the Financial, Specialty & Marine and Agriculture, Treaty Budgets in close coordination with the Department Head for the region.
  • Liaise with pricing actuary to review results to better interpret results and changes in pricing
  • Help in the implementation of a business plan strategy for the profitable underwriting of a diverse and balanced Financial, Specialty & Marine and Agriculture, Treaty portfolio of Latin American and the Caribbean on Proportional and Non Proportional basis.
  • Continuous monitoring of account performance versus agreed target
  • Constant review, adjustment and establishment of new budget goals
  • Review and approval of new offers and renewals in line with underwriting and pricing guidelines, as well as revision and approval of special acceptances & endorsements
  • Supervise the input process and storage of data in accordance with the underwriting workflow process
  • Proactive use and understanding of all metrics
  • Training and supervision of subordinates
  • Ensure compliance of laws, rules and regulations
  • Maintain awareness of changing insurance/reinsurance market conditions to take advantage of new opportunities
  • Coordinate with different departments, to ensure that all information related to the existing portfolio and prospective business is in order
  • Constant communication with the Claims Manager to discuss issues related to potential claims
  • Working with Accounting Department in resolving premium payment discrepancies or other issues that may arise.
  • Establish and effective marketing strategy to promote our department and our group capabilities in an effort to effectively cross-sell our products
  • Clear and open communication with all other underwriting departments of the group
  • Business travel and marketing required
  • Perform other duties as assigned or as may be necessary
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Law, business administration or risk management and insurance
  • Minimum five years of underwriting experience in Surety
  • CPCU, Are, or AFSB Desired.
  • Knowledge of EXCEL, Word
  • Fully Bilingual - English and Spanish, Portuguese is desirable
  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect and research data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Resourceful and decisive with overall good reasoning ability and high degree of attention to detail.
  • Uses intuition and experience to complement data
  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations
  • Able to explain clearly to all subordinates their tasks and goals.
  • Writes clearly and informatively
  • Presents numerical data effectively
  • Able to read and interpret written information
  • Able to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
  • Prioritize and plan work activities
  • Able to process heavy work loads
  • Set goals and objectives
  • Uses time efficiently
  • Proper supervising of all subordinates