Senior Underwriter – Consumer Goods


  • Under technical direction, underwrites and analyzes new and renewal business.
  • Administers and monitors underwriting rules and guideline, insurance laws and regulations, and rating annual rules.
  • Works writing significant limits and authority on assignments of higher technical complexity and coordination.
  • May provide guidance to lower level associates.
  • Markets companies’ products and services through an agency plant or through the brokerage community.
  • Develops/maintains agency and /or broker relationships.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree Or Equivalent
  • 4 Or More Years Of Related Experience
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and skills reflective of progression of positions of increasing responsibility.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of line/s of business and the legal and regulatory guidelines.
  • Solid knowledge of processing methods and workflow procedures, and basic knowledge of insurance underwriting and regulations for assigned territories.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Ability to effectively assess risk.
  • Strong knowledge of underwriting philosophy, techniques, national/local filing, regulations and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Must be able to function effectively in team environment.
  • PC literate.
  • Superior skills in relationship building, active listening, needs analysis, and win-win negotiating.
  • Demonstrates strong presentation skills and a solutions and service orientation.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Measure exposure/analyze risk
  • Price
  • Quote and Set Coverage
  • Decline
  • Negotiate terms/conditions
  • Service account
  • Processing
  • Manage agencies
  • Cancellations
  • Manage profitability
  • Renewal underwriting
  • Apply principle/practices to insurance
  • Contribute to product development
  • Contribute to underwriting standards
  • Assist as technical product knowledge resource
  • May provide peer training or mentoring
  • Place reinsurance (facultative)
  • Develop and lead marketing presentations to new and current agents/brokers.

Business Accountabilities:

  • Provide technical advice that enables a customer to solve a problem or improve business
  • Develop and maintain positive customer relationships by meeting regularly with customers when no specific initiative is underway
  • Anticipate customer needs, monitor trends in order to recommend changes
  • Resolve technical issues within function or unit
  • Analyze needs,  develop and recommend alternatives for improvements to processes, customer service or products
  • Lead short-term (3 to 9 months), defined scope projects

Performance Accountabilities:

  • Model behaviors that demonstrate commitment to corporate values.
  • Provide input into performance management discussions of project team members.
  • Educate team members and business partners on area of technical expertise.
  • Provide guidance and support for team members.
  • Take action to manage own personal development and encourage others to do the same.

All applicants must email resumes in MS WORD format to Please mention the job title on your subject heading.

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