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Excess & Surplus (E&S) Brokerage Underwriting Specialist (Hybrid)

Company: Selective Insurance Group, Inc.
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

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Our Business



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.



Our Culture



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 results.



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 of business.

* 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 external customers/peers.

* 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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Keywords: Selective Insurance Group, Inc., Scottsdale , Excess & Surplus (E&S) Brokerage Underwriting Specialist (Hybrid), Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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