UNDERWRITING SPECIALIST – ENERGY
You would be a good fit if you:
are ethical, proactive, resourceful, strategic, analytical, questioning and curious
are an excellent communicator / negotiator who can develop solutions, solve problems, earn respect and build and sustain relationships while making appropriate, and profitable, underwriting decisions
would be considered to be respectful, supportive and collaborative with team members and business partners
have a solid Commercial Casualty underwriting background with experience handling large, or risk managed, energy risks
To utilize specialized underwriting skills, a high level of authority, good business acumen and current market knowledge to analyze new and existing complex accounts within the energy portfolio.
To provide excellent customer service while building relationships with clients / customers.
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent plus 5 or more years of experience in underwriting energy risks. Bachelors Degree preferred
The ability to work closely with, and understand, Risk Services staff on requirements, procedures and recommendations
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
Experience working under time restraints on new and renewal business
Experience working in a team environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proactively seek renewal and new account opportunities.
Complete detailed opportunity assessment with key distributors to identify growth opportunities.
Qualify accounts to meet with the organization’s appetite, balanced with sound business opportunity.
Make broker/customer or site calls with a planned and well-prepared purpose.
Negotiate terms & conditions and close deals.
Cross-sell other lines of business to increase product density with the account.
Participate in sales team meetings as related to assigned brokers a/o territory.
Proactively engage in the target account process, managing a qualified list of opportunities 90 to 120 days prior to effective date.
Update required systems with details of broker / client visits and account status within specified time frame.
Serve as key contact for assigned target accounts.
Develop strong broker and client networks as related to targeted market segments and industries
Calculate target price accurately by utilizing underwriting tools appropriately.
Measure exposure/analyze risk.
Initiate product development ideas.
Assist in training and developing staff.
Provide expertise on coverage issues with claims programs and guidelines.
Contribute to development of underwriting manuals, programs and guidelines.
Approve / place facultative purchases
Develop and lead marketing presentations to new and current brokers.
Promote the organization’s products and services in order to increase penetration with targeted brokerages
Ensure the successful completion of projects by maintaining continuing dialogue with business unit sponsors during implementation of major projects
Diagnose and develop recommendations to solve unique business unit and customer problems
Lead complex technical or long-term (over 6 months) business projects to implement new or changed systems, programs or products
Investigate, recommend and implement leading edge technical solutions when they meet customer needs
Business travel, as required
How to Apply
Contact Carla Blackmore at 416-465-2931 or at firstname.lastname@example.org