To underwrite Specialty Primary new business and renewals according to authority level and established guidelines, participate in special projects, and provide mentoring for less experienced staff.
∑ Review large and highly complex policies to verify acceptability based upon company underwriting
guidelines and granted underwriting authority.
∑ Determine whether to accept, modify, or decline risks.
∑ Oversee and approve endorsements as indicated.
∑ Resolve premium audit disputes within assigned territory.
∑ Utilize underwriting tools to determine accurate classifications, rates, and premium charges.
∑ Review state laws, including cancellation and non-renewal, within assigned territory to properly
transact business within the state.
∑ Consult with general agents/brokers to obtain further information, quote rates, or explain
∑ Create, analyze, and interpret data from various reports.
∑ Manage assigned underwriting territory, including management of agents and travel to agent offices.
∑ Mentor less experienced team members.
∑ Conduct educational sessions within the department.
∑ Other duties as assigned.
∑ Bachelorís degree or eight to ten years related insurance experience and/or equivalent
combination of education and experience.
∑ Eight to ten years underwriting experience with authority, preferably in excess and surplus lines.
∑ Demonstrates an understanding and ability to effectively engage in the negotiation process.
∑ Strong oral and written communication skills.
∑ Previous insurance educational work, IIA and CPCU designation strongly preferred.
∑ Detail oriented with initiative and the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.
∑ Excellent analytical skills.
∑ Ability to travel.
∑ Advanced knowledge of computer programs, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
CPCU/insurance designations strongly desired.
Position Type Full Time
Contact Info Billie Weadon
(804) 560-3333 [phone]
8720 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 300,
Richmond, VA 23235
|Argo Group, Colony Specialty, ARIS|
State or Province