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Underwriting Director

Arch Capital Group

Arch Capital Group

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

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℠.

The position:

Arch Re Fac’s Underwriting Directors are members of a team spanning the United States, Canada and Europe focused on developing strong, mutually-beneficial business relationships with primary insurance company underwriters. This position with require some domestic travel, approximately 25%.


The Underwriting Directors are responsible for developing client relationships and submission flow, as well as underwriting and negotiating the transactions.

Required Skills:

8+ years property insurer or reinsurer underwriting experience

Desired Skills:

  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Demonstrated customer-service focus coupled with strong negotiation skills
  • Strong Property Underwriting Acumen including an understanding of coverage, risk hazards and policy forms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Sound Computer/Technology skills
  • Desire for continued learning


  • Bachelor’s degree (ideally with a degree/major in Risk Management, Economics, or Business) or equivalent training required
  • Additional industry-specific study and designations (such as CPCU, ARe) a plus


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