Excess & Surplus (E&S) Brokerage Underwriting Specialist (Hybrid)
Company: Selective Insurance Group, Inc.
Posted on: November 26, 2022
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Selective is a midsized U.S. domestic property and casualty
insurance company with a history of strong financial performance
for over 95 years. Focused on exceptional employee and customer
experience, we are frequently recognized for awards and honors,
including being named to Forbes' 2021 Best Workplaces in Financial
Services and Insurance list.
We genuinely care about each other, our customers, and the
communities in which we operate. Our leaders actively champion
career development and invite us to voice unique ideas and diverse
perspectives. If that sounds appealing, we think you would feel
inspired on our team to achieve and be rewarded for extraordinary
Underwrites new and renewal business at a high volume of premium.
Administers and monitors underwriting rules and guidelines, rating
manual rules, and insurance laws and regulations. Reviews agency
book of business as well as profit/growth results and trends.
Provides service and guidance to agents.
* Gather, analyze and evaluate risk exposure through appropriate
risk documentation. Adopt proactive actions and/or make proactive
recommendations to improve risk profitability.
* Apply knowledge and understanding of coverage forms, rating plans
and guidelines in the selection and pricing of individual risks.
Ensure adequate pricing of individual risks through proper
classification, accuracy of information and adherence to company
underwriting standards and philosophy.
* Work within specific authority level to quote, accept, decline,
modify and renew risks within territorial assignment in accordance
with accepted underwriting guidelines. Work in unison with managing
agents and other departments to grow and maintain a profitable book
* Provide guidance to Agents and other departments regarding
various underwriting information. Effectively communicate
underwriting decisions and appetite to agents. Reinforce the ease
of doing business with MUSIC by meeting or exceeding agent
expectations and service quality on a consistent basis.
* Develop and maintain effective working relationships with
internal and external customers. Communicate openly and in a timely
fashion. Participate in the development of team goals and work
diligently to achieve them. Support all team decisions.
* Conduct continuous profit and growth analysis by territory and
agency as assigned. Monitor premium retention with the use of
electronic reporting tools.
* Visit all assigned agents at least once per year. Travel is
required approximately 15% of the time.
* Trains and mentors lower levels.
Requirements and Qualifications:
* Demonstrate proficiency in usage of all supplied desktop tools,
including the automated underwriting and email systems.
* Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with internal and
* Demonstrated ability to adapt to change as the company moves
forward in its strategic vision.
* Must have valid state-issued driver's license in good standing.
Travel required approximately 15% of time.
* College degree preferred
* Must have over 10 years of underwriting experience
Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. That means
we respect and value every individual's unique opinions, beliefs,
abilities, and perspectives. We are committed to promoting a
welcoming culture that celebrates diverse talent, individual
identity, different points of view and experiences - and empowers
employees to contribute new ideas that support our continued and
growing success. Building a highly engaged team is one of our core
strategic imperatives, which we believe is enhanced by diversity,
equity, and inclusion. We expect and encourage all employees and
all of our business partners to embrace, practice, and monitor the
attitudes, values, and goals of acceptance; address biases; and
foster diversity of viewpoints and opinions.
Selective maintains a drug-free workplace.
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