VP of Underwriting - Workers Comp
To serve as an Underwriting Manager utilizing skills and initiative in selecting, pricing and continually managing a book of new and renewal workers’ compensation business to produce an underwriting profit while achieving a predefined objective of premium, renewal retention and new business production goals.
Analyze, select, and price accounts, both new and renewal
Underwrite larger and/or unique exposure accounts within assigned territory, assigned Brokers and premium size.
Assume a marketing role and mentality in both building presentations for large accounts and developing personal skill sets to participate in those presentations.
Responsible for the management of all assigned Broker and Producer relationships. Participate in monitoring and analyzing performance of assigned agencies and initiate a course of action after analyzing facts/data on the impact to Core Specialty.
Perform all other Broker related marketing or production activity as requested.
Exercise responsibility for coaching, training, and performance management of assigned team.
Assume a leadership role in the underwriting department by serving as a mentor to both the underwriters and underwriting assistants and acting as a resource to others in the company for underwriting knowledge.
Provide leadership role with other functional areas in the account management process to ensure profitability.
Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor or other management personnel in the company.
Strong critical thinking skills with the ability to proactively identify underwriting, marketing, or financial challenges and analyze available information to make timely decisions in alignment with our risk appetite.
Working knowledge of California Workers Compensation Underwriting
Ability to write both Fixed Cost and Loss Sensitive Plans
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or others.
8-10 years workers compensation underwriting experience. Experience in California and relationships with California producers is preferred.
Minimum 1-2 years of supervisory experience, experience leading others is a plus.
Familiarity with sales or training preferred.
At Core Specialty, you will receive a competitive salary and opportunities for professional development and advancement. We offer medical, dental, vision, and life insurances; short and long-term disability; a Company-match of 100% of a 6% contribution 401(k) plan; an Employee Assistance Plan; Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and a wellness program