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Sr Commercial Lines Underwriter

Location
Westminster, Colorado
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
6 Sep 2022
UFG is currently hiring for a Sr. Commercial Lines Underwriter to join our team!As a Sr. Commercial Lines Underwriter, you will be working at an awarded Top Workplace. Here is how you will spend your days: Putting your underwriting and marketing skills sets, along with your strong negotiating ability, into daily practice within the insurance realm. You will use your analytical skills to make sound risk selection and manage a commercial underwriting territory of $7-10 million.Your marketing skills will assist you to build strong relationships with agency personnel and provide excellent customer service. As a solid negotiator with agents and customer service technicians, you will work hard to attain the positive results of premium growth and acceptable loss ratios. In addition, your leadership skills will be used to train new underwriters and approve risks within your authority for junior underwriters.

Responsibilities:
  • Obtain and manage a book of business
  • Evaluate insurance coverages
  • Review applications, endorsement requests and renewals for requested limits and coverages
  • Price the risk and secure its proper class
  • Negotiate with agents and customer service technicians to develop a saleable product without adverse selection to the company
  • Regularly visit agents to maintain strong relationships and market products and services
  • Provide guidance and coaching to other underwriters

Qualifications:

Education:
  • Four-year college degree preferred
  • Completion of AU designation and striving to achieve CIC or CPCU program

Experience:
  • 5+ years commercial lines underwriting experience, with risk evaluation skills and solid insurance contract knowledge

Knowledge, skills & abilities:
  • Strong analytical thinking
  • Strong communication, leadership and negotiating skills
  • Strong planning and organization skills with the ability to multi-task; and a willingness to accept challenges and take appropriate risks
  • Ability to handle large workload and prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Promote a positive and professional image and develop productive relationships
  • Demonstrate an open-minded, collaborative work style

Working Conditions:
  • General office environment
  • Occasional travel required

The salary for this position generally ranges between $66,000 - $90,000. This range is an estimate, based on potential employee qualifications, operational needs and other considerations permitted by law. The range may vary above and below the stated amounts, as permitted by Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Rule 4.1.2.

At UFG we offer: Competitive Pay, Annual Bonus Incentive, and Benefits Package; Cash Balance Pension Plan, 401k Match, Tuition Reimbursement.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 705431347-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: United Fire Casualty Company
  • Location: Westminster, Colorado
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Insurance & Superannuation
  • Job Type: Permanent