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Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive ID 2020-4184 Date
Posted 3 days ago (9/10/2020 1:07 PM) Company Vela Insurance
Services Primary Location US-AZ-Scottsdale Loc2 GA, Atlanta - 2
Ravinia Drive - Suite 1000 Category Underwriting Company Details A
constellation in the southern hemisphere, Vela means "sails of a
ship" in Latin. In 1996, Vela ?Insurance Services began operations
writing excess and surplus lines casualty business. In the
beginning, the primary focus was on construction a?nd manufacturing
risks but expanded to write a variety of general casualty and
professional liability classes. Today, we offer both national
service and local knowledge to our exclusive wholesale broker
network and the businesses they serve.?
Responsibilities To evaluate (selection and pricing) and
maintain (control) risk acceptability and profitability within the
company’s underwriting guidelines and procedures for commercial
risks with a focus on non-admitted General Liability for products
and products related risks. Particular focus will be on
Manufacturing and Products Liability. Manage and maintain good
Wholesale Broker relationships. Meet and maintain the production,
profitability, and service standards established for the
Adhere to underwriting authority level as per on file with
Gather underwriting information to properly evaluate commercial
risks for acceptability within company guidelines. Underwrite for
Meet/Exceed production, profitability, and service targets.
Ability to research and solve more complicated problems and make
Determine final coverages and pricing for commercial risks.
Review claims and loss information on individual risks. Use this
information to identify and re-evaluate accounts and develop
strategy for dealing with exposures and frequency issues.
As a team with the Manager, manage the portfolio profitability
and identify favorable and unfavorable classes of business.
Maintain quality and time standards as established.
Be informed/knowledgeable of industry issues and activities
through formal educational processes to develop underwriting
Identify and cultivate brokers with new business
Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent industry
5-15 years of commercial lines underwriting experience.
Strong experience in Excess & Surplus Lines and Wholesale
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