We are currently looking for an experienced Assistant Vice President/International Casualty Underwriting Manager. This is a great opportunity to utilize your management skills to help us grow our International Practice. This role will be responsible for developing and driving the success of the Large Casualty and Middle Market International business. This is a critical position in driving and cultivating broker relationships and developing our underwriting talent. We are looking for a Leader that will exercise strong technical underwriting knowledge while managing a team of production underwriters. This role requires an influential approach to business relationships and oversight on strategic underwriting practices.
This position is based in New York City.
Client Externally Focused - The job score deliverable rely on delivering service to external clients and/or customers. Typically involves building relationships and promoting the company.
The Assistant Vice President/International Casualty Underwriting Manager is responsible for:
Develop processes and review policies relevant to underwriting to ensure they are in line with strategic business objectives.
Manage relationships with key internal stakeholders in order to identify opportunities for service improvement to ensure commercial viability and customer satisfaction.
Participate in leadership team meetings to provide specialist guidance and enable the implementation of policies, projects and change initiatives to produce profitable results.
Contribute to the business strategy to align underwriting strategy with wider business goals.
Participate in the community of global/regional proposition development practitioners in underwriting to share best practice and continue to meet customer s needs.
Oversee development plans for underwriters to ensure the capability exists to drive business results.
Underwrite and analyze new and renewal business within delegated authority levels.
Recommend and implement action plans after reviewing agency books of business and profit/growth results and trends.
Develop and maintain relationships with distributors (agents and brokers) in support of business retention and new business and work with customers and distributors (agents & brokers) to determine their insurance-related needs and provide solutions.
Support the organization's sales culture by being a Help Point for agents, brokers, and customers.