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Senior Underwriter, Middle Market Property

Arch Capital Group

Arch Capital Group

Marketing & Communications
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023

With a company culture rooted in collaboration, expertise and innovation, we aim to promote progress and inspire our clients, employees, investors and communities to achieve their greatest potential. Our work is the catalyst that helps others achieve their goals. In short, We Enable Possibility℠.

Position Description

  • Provide assistance to the Middle Markets Property Manager in the development of the firm's property insurance business for middle market accounts domiciled in the USA.

  • Underwrite, maintain, and grow a book of new business in the Retail Property specialty.

  • In collaboration with our Strategy & Development team, develop and maintain broker relationships based in the central Region.

  • Evaluate and prioritize submissions; analyze exposure using our analytics and modeling tools, review coverage; formulate an offer and determine the pricing in alignment with the profitability objectives of the Business Unit. Negotiate the final property insurance product.

  • Engage with Risk Control to determine account risk surveys and recommendations action plans.

  • Prepare and deliver presentations to brokers and Arch senior management.

Education & Experience

  • 4 year college degree is a plus.

  • Completion of a professional designation: CPCU. ARM is a plus.

  • At least five years of prior property underwriting experience handling ground up middle market accounts, monoline Property or property associated in package.

  • Preference given to those with experience working with Retail Property brokers.

Key Competencies

  • Must have well developed business and social skills and capabilities for strengthening client/broker relationships.

  • Strong communications skills; business writing and oral presentation skills must be excellent.

  • Must be a self-starter with strong organizational skills and ability to work independently

  • Technology capabilities in Microsoft products such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint are essential, as is ability to use and manipulate data.

  • Knowledge of CAT Modeling including reading model output.

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