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Underwriter II in Manchester, CT at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 5/6/2020

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Job Description

National Insurance Agency in Hartford area is seeking a full time Underwriter II.

Underwrite new and renewal general liability, property and package accounts profitably and in accordance with established company guidelines.


A 4-year college degree from an accredited institution is strongly desired, but not required, along with a minimum of 5 year E&S Company P&C underwriting or general agency P&C underwriting experience. Professional designations such as CPCU, ASLI, AU or CIC are preferred.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as underwriting manuals, emails, faxes and procedural manuals. Ability to write routine correspondence in the English language using correct grammar and spelling. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide. Skill and ability to use and operate a computer, fax machine, phone system and copier. Ability to type 40 WPM. Must have a working knowledge of general liability, property and package underwriting, and be familiar with endorsements, including pro-rata and short-rate computations. Working knowledge of most Microsoft programs such as Word and Excel. Excellent organization and communication skills, oral and written, are also a must.


Production and Underwriting

The Underwriter has responsibility for new and renewal premium in the region of assigned group of General Agents. The Underwriter is responsible for underwriting and pricing new and referred renewal accounts in accordance with ACICs underwriting standards, personal underwriting authority level, and ACICs General Agency Agreements (GAA). Assist CRO and Underwriting Supervisor on special projects as requested. Assist in the coverage or classification reviews or workflow changes as requested. Other functions may be assigned as business conditions change.

Relationship Manager

The Underwriter is responsible for several General Agents is the point of contact for that agency and its personnel for renewal business. The Underwriter is responsible for monitoring production; hit ratios, renewal retention ratios and other production and quality measures. ?Possesses a working knowledge of all of ACICs products and is able to perform website training.

Market Research/Intelligence

Gathers market data for new markets, products, and or segments and works with the Chief Risk Officer to identify new production opportunities and track competitor activity. ?Gathers and reports information through visit reports, team briefings and market updates for the ACICs underwriting personnel.


Provides informal and formal underwriting training as required. * ?Mentors less experienced ACIC underwriting personnel on work flow, processing and rating, market conditions, competitors, relationship management, etc.

Documentation/Underwriting Standards

Meets all file documentation standards, complies with underwriting and authority level standards, and passes all audits (both internal and external). ?Responsible for conducting regular and periodic underwriting self-review. ?Demonstrates a working knowledge of ACICs forms and endorsements, including various manuscript forms required on more complex accounts. Demonstrates a working knowledge of, the requirements of the ACICs rating and underwriting methodology and ACIC's reinsurance contracts.

Regional Leadership ?

Works with the CRO to establish and attain General Agency Marketing Plans and assist in agency development.