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Associate Underwriter

UPLAND CAPITAL GROUP INC
Dallas, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The role of an Associate Underwriter is to assist with day to day functions of the Underwriting operation.  The Associate Underwriter is also responsible for underwriting new and renewal policies in compliance with established underwriting guidelines and within designated authority levels.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews line of business submissions to ensure all documents are received prior to quoting 
  • Works with direct guidance from Senior Vice President, Underwriting and senior staff to ensure accuracy with quoting  
  • Underwrite Excess and Surplus risk with focus on profitability 
  • Follows all applicable underwriting guidelines as noted within underwriting manuals and policies 
  • Manages assigned queue in policy admin system based on assigned territories 
  • Operates within defined level of authority 
  • Follows defined internal approval process 
  • Consult with brokers to gather required information, communicate rates and counsel on underwriting decisions  
  • Collaborates with senior staff members to participate in marketing efforts 
  • Performs tasks as assigned by leadership

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree plus 0-3 years of P&C insurance experience
  • Must be knowledgeable and demonstrate effective negotiation skills and capabilities
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to analyze data needed in making business decisions and build strong business cases
  • Must be able to prioritize work based on level of urgency
  • Team player with ability to work independently and in fast paced environment
  • Knowledgeable in insurance terminology and processes
  • Ability to travel 5-10% of time to corporate office (if remote) and broker sites
  • This position is based in our Dallas, Texas office

UPLAND CAPITAL GROUP INC

Address

Dallas, TX
USA

Industry

Finance and Insurance

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