Reviews and investigates new business submissions and mid-term endorsement requests to determine acceptability for quoting/binding within granted Letter of Authority and established unit guidelines.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Selects, prices, classifies and determines coverage terms of individual general liability risks following established company guidelines and philosophies.
Monitors key performance metrics in order to achieve individual and unit goals.
Meets production and marketing goals while maintaining underwriting integrity and overall profitability of the product line.
Develops production sources and relationships. Maintains excellent communication with brokers and makes broker visits as required.
Exhibits thorough working knowledge of sound underwriting principles, policies, procedures, and controls.
Works collaboratively with other team members and mentors less experienced underwriters and support staff.
Keeps current on issues affecting the general liability line of business as well as the competitors and the overall marketplace. Attends industry conferences as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of commercial lines risk, classification, pricing and coverage options with adherence to applicable statutory compliance issues and corporate guidelines.
Knowledge of basic property and inland marine coverages preferred.
Working knowledge of the wholesale agency distribution system preferred.
Demonstrated ability to interpret and analyze data and make an informed, calculated risk decision.
Strong computer skills (Excel|Word|SharePoint) with demonstrated high accuracy output
Strong problem solving, reasoning, and decision making skills.
Excellent interpersonal and written/oral communication skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks while meeting established deadlines.
Ability to demonstrate planning and organizational skills.
Proven team player and energetic personality.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / CERTIFICATIONS
College degree or equivalent work experience with demonstrated involvement in insurance industry education.CPCU designation preferred.
Five years commercial general liability insurance experience.
Physical demands are considered to be that of an office environment, climate controlled, with minimal physical exertion.This position requires prolonged sitting, ability to utilize a computer and interactions with others in meetings or via phone.
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), flexible spending, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, long-term care insurance, education assistance and paid time off.
IFG Companies is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.