Commercial Lines Underwriter Middle Market I

Job Description
Description Review complex new business, renewals, endorsements, and quote requests to determine acceptability using established company guidelines and material (underwriting manual, bulletins, F C & S, Bests Inc.).

Review and analyze agency performance based on production results, loss ratio (profitability) results, hit ratio, declination ratio, and other measures and manage the results as part of the underwriting team.

Establish line limits, negotiate, and place reinsurance when required.

May participate in agent educational meetings.

Review blanket excess coverages in compliance with established company procedures.

On specialized risks, determine proper company pricing.

When requested by underwriting supervisor, assist in the training of assistant and associate underwriters.

Research questionable risks using various company material and established technical expertise.

May perform audits of agencies having underwriting authority.

May perform other related duties and projects as assigned by supervisor/manager.

Qualifications Minimum of three years of commercial lines underwriting experience

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Good working knowledge of underwriting and pricing risks.

Good working knowledge of company underwriting standards and philosophy

Good working knowledge of all insurance coverages.

Working knowledge of state statutes and regulations pertaining to line assignments.

Excellent analytical skills.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to use personal computer with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software.

Capable of working as part of a team environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic.


Harleysville Insurance

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