• Production Underwriter

    Location US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/26/2018 4:19 PM)
    Job ID
    23893
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Underwriting
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Travel Percentage
    0 to 10%
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group’s member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.

    Learn more at www.gaig.com/careers

    We are currently looking for an Underwriter to work on product liability accounts for our Great American Risk Solutions Division who will have responsibility for risk selection / rejection, pricing, retention, growth and profitability per the divisional goals.

    Responsibilities

    • Has responsibility for risk selection / rejection, pricing, retention, growth and profitability of the programs that they will be managing per divisional objectives.
    • Develops and manages Program/Underwriting Facility Underwriting Guidelines.
    • Handles referrals and audits from Program/Underwriting Facility to ensure adherence to guidelines.
    • Uses independent judgment and initiative to support business goals.
    • Maintains a high level of customer service.
    • Analyzes coverage and limit requests and decides what terms to offer.
    • Prices business to ensure profitability.
    • Ensures that appropriate reports are used to manage Program/Underwriting Facility.
    • Develops and maintains effective business relationships with internal and external customers / coworkers including Reinsurers, Actuary, Marketing, IT and Claims
    • Coordinates claims and underwriting for Program/Underwriting Facility.
    • Plans and implements goals, strategies, and operating & process methodologies for Program/Underwriting Facility.
    • Visits MGA and brokers in order to retain existing accounts, build and maintain business relationships and develop new opportunities in support of divisional objectives.
    • Applies underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules and insurance laws and regulations.
    • May Provides guidance and assistance to other team members.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree or 3 to 6 years of commercial underwriting experience or equivalent work experience. Excess and Surplus Lines experience is a plus.
    • Must have strong communication skills to build and leverage excellent customer relationships and to successfully market products and services.
    • Must have strong hands-on experience with various computer systems including rating systems, MS Word and Excel, Outlook, etc.
    • Completion of or progression toward Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation is a plus.

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