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Underwriting Manager - Crisis Management

Axon Underwriting Services LLC

Axon Underwriting Services LLC

Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2023

Who are we?

Axon Underwriting Services LLC was formed in 2013 by underwriting and brokerage experts in order to raise the bar in business insurance performance. Offering a highly efficient Program Administrator/MGA platform and insurance services, Axon provides its brokerage partners the ability to expand current offerings. Our extensive understanding of industry-specific exposures enables us to create comprehensive coverage programs and solutions for targeted industries. Axon underwrites and distributes products backed by the financial strength of domestic A-rated Carriers and as a Coverholder for Lloyds of London.

We are a values-based organization where respect, integrity, excellence, collaboration, and passion define who we are and how we do business. We value diversity of backgrounds, experience, and perspectives and strive to foster an inclusive environment that enables all our team members to bring their best selves to work.

Job Opportunity:

Axon has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Underwriting Manager within Axon Crisis Management. Candidates should be experienced underwriting contaminated product insurance, consumer product recall insurance and foodborne illness & contamination insurance (restaurants, hotels, country clubs and grocery chains) exposures as well as high level knowledge of market forms.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage the growing team of Axon Crisis Management Underwriters, including technical underwriting referrals;
  • Act as an Axon Crisis Management representative at industry conferences;
  • Coordinate Axon Crisis Management participation within relevant industry associations in partnership with our Distribution Manager;
  • Prepare and distribute monthly KPI reports, production reports, and bordereaux to Axon management and carrier partners;
  • Expand on broker and customer relationships;
  • Underwrite complex and challenging risks while developing creative solutions;
  • Understand market conditions and how to respond as they evolve;
  • Be a positive reflection on the company by demonstrating integrity and leadership in the marketplace;
  • Effectively communicate Axon’s value proposition to brokers and clients;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Strong technical skills in underwriting of recall and foodborne industries;
  • Solid understanding of policy forms and coverage;
  • Network of strong broker and client relationships;
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills;
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience;
  • US Crisis Management experience of ten years or more.

Axon Offers:

  • A competitive compensation and benefits package and exciting growth opportunities for career-oriented teammates;
  • A dynamic, action oriented, and thoughtful environment centered on always doing the right thing for our clients and teammates;
  • A purposely non-bureaucratic organization that embraces simplicity over complexity and emphasizes individual excellence in a team framework.

NOTE: Compensation will be commensurate with experience. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Team Member may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Interested in working with us? Send your resume to Sherrie Newman at snewman@axonu.com.