Senior Umbrella/Excess Underwriter
Company: Crum & Forster
Posted on: October 25, 2018
Summary: Crum& Forster is a leading national property& casualty insurance company with a large, diversified specialty platform. We protect businesses and organizations from the unpredictable nature of risk, giving them the confidence to take on new challenges and flourish in today's increasingly complex and uncertain world. Crum& Forster is a part of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, a global firm engaged in property and casualty insurance, reinsurance, and investment management. Fairfax (FFH.TO) has revenues of over $10 billion and is traded on the Toronto stock exchange. For more information about Crum& Forster, please visit our website:www.cfins.com. The Senior Umbrella Underwriter will review and analyze underwriting data in order to determine if risks meet corporate underwriting standards for Crum& Forster's Umbrella/Excess suite of products- Lead Umbrella, Straight Excess and Excess Umbrella. Responsibilities: Underwrite, analyze, authorize risk acceptability, determine profitable rate/price, and prepare quotations/binders on all aspects of new and renewal business. Provide customer service to existing accounts. Market, sell and promote company products and programs to assigned producers. Review and evaluate profit, volume, and service results for assigned producers. Assist in developing annual business plan, analyze and evaluate results for assigned producers. Attain premium, loss ratio, QAP and service goals as assigned. Keep abreast of industry market trends, competition philosophy, products and distributions systems. Requirements: Excellent problem solving/decision making skills with the ability to influence others. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize as appropriate. Solid customer service and relationship building skills. A proven team player with a drive to succeed. Ability to develop new business relationships. Abide by departmental guidelines, policies and procedures, including authority levels, to comply with C&F's risk management controls. Demonstrated desire and commitment to continually learn, accept new challenges, and strive for personal improvement/growth utilizing internal and external continuing education avenues. Ability to learn and use proprietary software and various computer systems and stay current with changes. Travel as necessary to producer marketing visits and corporate meetings/seminars. Will abide by departmental policies and procedures, including authority levels, to comply with C&F's risk management controls. Qualifications: College degree or equivalent preferred and CPCU designation a plus. At least five (5) years' experience in underwriting commercial Umbrella/Excess business, which includes knowledge of commercial automobile and general liability underwriting or ten (10) years experience in underwriting commercial casualty accounts. LI-RS
Keywords: Crum & Forster, South Bend , Senior Umbrella/Excess Underwriter, Other , Chicago, Indiana
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