“We were certified a Great Place to Work in 2017!”
This role is responsible for the execution of various analytics in the management of existing commercial lines products and/or development of new commercial lines products, collaborating with internal stakeholders as appropriate. A fundamental aspect of this role will be understanding of our systems, rates and rating rules, policy forms and underwriting guidelines as well as researching and analyzing those of our competitors in order to execute changes to maintain and/or improve our market competitiveness.
• Collaborate with the product manager in the execution of the product responsibilities. • Perform primary market research and review, including but not limited to competitor filing. • Collaborate with key stakeholders in the coordination of efforts in the quality assurance and process management/improvement. • Provide leadership in the development/completion of business requirement specifications (BRS) • Provide leadership in the coordination with other functionalities in the implementation of BRS. • Create and/or maintain various product documents, including but not limited to rate and forms manual. • Create and/or maintain Rate Order of Calculation and its Rate Engine configuration. • Perform regular testing of rating/policy processing systems and report any deficiency or areas of improvement. • Ensure that rates and/or policy forms are accurate and compliant in accordance with the state filing. • Prepare reports on Key Performance Indices (KPI) on production & profitability and assist in their analysis. • Preparation of other reports and presentations over product features and issues. • Completion of special projects as directed. • Other duties as requested.
• College degree required. • 3+ years in commercial product management and/or comparable years in underwriting. • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. • Familiarity with various project cycles or project management work • Works well under deadlines in a changing environment with the capability to perform multiple tasks effectively. • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Effective at building strong relationships internally and externally. • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Access, Excel (with VBAs & macros), PowerPoint, Word; Statistical Analysis, SQL and/or SAS • Able to travel with overnight stays up to approximately 10% of the time.
About Topa Insurance Company:
Topa Insurance Company is a growing boutique specialty insurance carrier in Calabasas, California, with more than 30 years of service in the industry. Our highly engaged employees enjoy a modern, collaborative work environment with on-site fitness. Our top notch management team encourages professional development and achievement, with a commitment to make Topa Insurance an employer of choice. We embrace diversity, believe in, recognize and celebrate our people. Our employee engagement scores are amongst the highest in the industry and we were certified a Great Place to Work in 2017. We offer a variety of flexible work schedules and shared incentives built around corporate goals and objectives. Our comprehensive benefits plan includes up to 20 PTO days a year for first year team members, as well as annual time off for charitable activity. We want innovative team members who are eager to excel to join our team.