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Underwriting Manager - Commercial Lines

Underwriting Manager - Commercial Lines

Job ID 
2017-1418
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Parsippany
Category 
Underwriting

More information about this job

Overview

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, an A+ Superior rated company, is rapidly expanding our footprint throughout the US. We are currently searching for an Underwriting Manager to work out of our Corporate Office in Wilkes-Barre, PA. If you are focused on technology, are attentive to detail, and provide solid customer service, then our team might be right for you!

 

Description:

The Underwriting Manager will supervise staff and oversee day to day operation of an underwriting unit, managing to service level objectives and ensuring that underwriters operate within their letters of authority.

Responsibilities

  • Support underwriting unit by handling referrals, provide technical guidance and expertise, and assist in the development and implementation of continued training for Underwriting Staff
  • Participate in the successful implementation of underwriting projects and initiatives
  • Assist underwriters with managing their territories to accelerate growth and to maintain underwriting discipline.
  • Advocate compliance by associates with and recommend possible improvements to underwriting policies, processes, guidelines and practices
  • Provide leadership, support and guidance to the underwriting team
  • Effectively work with other Underwriting supervisors and with Sales team to maintain a team approach to meeting production and profitability goals.
  • Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training; planning, assigning and directing work; evaluating performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of Commercial Multi-line Underwriting experience
  • Prior Supervisory experience and/or Team Lead experience preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
  • INS, CPCU certification or designations a plus.  

This position is based out of our Corporate Office in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Out of state candidates must be willing to relocate.

 

Some Highlights of our Benefits are:

  • Excellent working hours (Operating hours are from 8am-4:30pm M-F).
  • Generous amount of vacation and sick time. Closed on all major holidays.
  • 401K with company match and profit sharing.
  • A competitive healthcare package.
  • Tuition reimbursement after 6 months of employment. 
  • Be part of Berkshire Hathaway, one of world's most admired companies. We offer opportunities to advance your career!