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Regional Underwriting Director - Remote

Company: Allied Public Risk, LLC
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Allied Public Risk, LLC, an exclusive underwriting manager of customized products for public entities, seeks an Underwriting Director to join its public entity underwriting team. This is a remote position. Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee production, underwriting, and profitability of book of business (new business and renewals) as to meet or exceed annual production and profitability targets;
  • Accountable for reviewing all new business submissions to verify that the risk qualifies, that all required underwriting documentation has been obtained, and that appropriate pricing has been determined;
  • Participate in new business development in accordance with the first dollar group's business plan;
  • Serve as a resource to all team members with respect to the best way to address complex problems and/or issues;
  • Achieve new business hit ratio and retention ratio goals;
  • Provide technical training to new underwriting team members to ensure that all risks conform to APR underwriting guidelines and file documentation requirements;
  • Issue error free policies and endorsements. Review and analyze complex policies;
  • Establish, maintain and enhance relationships with all production sources as assigned to ensure client retention and foster strategic alliances;
  • Establish and maintain strong carrier relationships to ensure their confidence in your underwriting skills;
  • Participate in enhancing APR's profile in the Public Entity market segment, including scheduling and participating in broker marketing calls, and attending conventions;
  • Establish and maintain an interactive relationship with the Claims Handlers. Be a solid resource on larger losses;
  • Identify opportunities for product expansion/enhancement to ensure account acquisition and retention and ongoing vitality/competitiveness of the product;
  • Meet performance standards for responsiveness, quote, and policy issuance;
  • Become a subject matter expert regarding primary public entity coverage and emerging issues in the public entity segment. Required Skills/Abilities:
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills;
    • Strong analytical skills;
    • Solid computer skills and ability to independently use Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, etc.);
    • Strong negotiation skills combined with the ability to close new business opportunities;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to establish and maintain solid business relationships;
    • Flexibility for extensive work hours during the peak business periods;
    • Flexibility for 0%-15% business travel.Education/Experience:
      • Bachelor's Degree, ideally in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, or similar major;
      • CPCU or ARM designation preferred;
      • 5 or more years minimum experience in the insurance business, with some experience in the Public Entity segment preferred. PI230065978

Keywords: Allied Public Risk, LLC, Harrisburg , Regional Underwriting Director - Remote, Executive , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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