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Underwriting Leader - Commercial Package

Underwriting Leader - Commercial Package

Job ID 
2017-1469
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Parsippany
Category 
Underwriting

More information about this job

Overview

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, rated A+ (“Superior”) by the leading independent rating organization for the industry, is growing rapidly and has operations throughout the US. We are currently searching for a dynamic candidate to help with our continued expansion efforts at Berkshire Hathaway Guard Insurance and to lead the implementation of the commercial package product throughout the U.S.

 

In this role you will work closely with Executive Vice President of Property & Liability on commercial package strategy including helping to manage profitability and identifying priority industry segments.

    • Package products include Property, GL, Commercial Auto, and Inland Marine
    • Workers Compensation is available to complement package policies

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with compliance, underwriting, actuarial, systems, and sales to ensure smooth launch of product in each state
  • Work with underwriting management to develop appropriate underwriting guidelines
  • Work with systems on rating and form structure for system development
  • Train existing underwriters on package underwriting
  • Review existing ISO package filings for any potential modifications to form or rate

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of underwriting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or corresponding insurance course work.
  • Candidate should possess deep technical understanding of commercial package policy forms including familiarity with ISO package rates and forms
  • Understanding of package rating methodology including experience working with actuarial on pricing adjustments and modifications

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of primary insurance industry and familiarity of competitors
  • CPCU designation preferred
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, and Outlook
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced leadership skills

 

About Us:

 

At Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, we take great pride in bringing out the best in our employees guiding them along a career track of professional development and success!

 

Backed by our ultimate parent, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, we are aggressively expanding and enhancing our commercial lines products offerings with the goal of being the premier name for business insurance which creates opportunities for our staff! 

 

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!