• Underwriting Manager

    Location US-MO-Fenton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/2/2018 12:51 PM)
    Job ID
    24185
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Underwriting
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Fenton, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, Vanliner Insurance Company is a member of Great American Insurance Group. For over 30 years, Vanliner has grown to become the country’s top insurance provider for the moving and storage, parcel and home delivery industries. Our mission since day one, has been to provide first-class insurance products and unparalleled customer service to all of our customers. Our success is driven by the expertise, innovation and commitment to customer service that our employees provide. If you are ready to join an engaging and driven team such as ours, we would love to hear from you!

     

    Responsibilities

    • Oversees employees in functions of the team / unit / department.
    • Has accountability for the risk selection / rejection, pricing, retention, growth and profitability (per divisional objectives) decisions made by members of the team / unit.
      • Empowers employees to use independent judgment and initiative to support business goals.
      • Oversees analysis of coverage and limit requests and decisions for what terms to offer.
      • Ensures business is priced in accordance with company guidelines.
      • Assesses risk quality and compliance within company guidelines and initiates appropriate loss prevention actions.
      • Ensures that appropriate reports are available, accessed and appropriately used for rating and underwriting processes.
    • Ensures that effective business relationships with internal and external customers / coworkers are developed and maintained in order to attract and retain profitable business.
    • Ensures the provision of excellent customer service. Develops and monitors management reports on service levels, activity and customer experience. Makes appropriate recommendations for and implements improvements.
    • Administers, applies and may update underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules and insurance laws and regulations.
    • Analyzes quality and quantity of risks underwritten and prepares reports to communicate this information.
    • Has responsibility for the performance, development and coaching of staff (hiring, firing, performance management, pay increases, etc.). Provides training for new members to the team / unit.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
    Field of Study: Liberal Arts, Business or a related discipline.
    Experience: 5 or more years of years of related experience, including prior supervisory experience. May be in the process of obtaining or may have already completed certification in area of expertise; appropriate certifications could include Associate in Underwriting (AU), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Program in General Insurance (INS) or Associate of Risk Management (ARM).

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