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SVP Underwriting - D&O

Core Specialty

Core Specialty

Pennsylvania, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024


Accountable to underwrite mid-market sized Management Liability accounts including D&O, EPLI and Fiduciary lines for public, private and NFP entities and to achieve strategic objectives within delegated underwriting authority. Manage a team of Underwriters on day to day activities and striving to meet the objectives of the division.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Underwrite book of new and renewal accounts to achieve premium and profit objectives.
  • Select risks consistent with Group and Practice Area Underwriting Rules and within delegate UW Authority
  • Price risks to meet or exceed pricing and profitability targets
  • Develop producer relationships and enhance Core Specialty’s reputation in the market
  • Deliver quotes, binders and policies within established service standards
  • Manage a small team of UW to promote business for Core Specialty
  • Expand new business opportunities through development of new producer relationship and enhance existing relationships
  • Support the Core Specialty brand by participating in regional group marketing events
  • Proactively expand and maintain knowledge of the insurance market
  • Comply with regulatory requirements

Technical Knowledge:

  • Broad knowledge of MPL underwriting industry
  • Specific knowledge of MPL underwriting practices, coverage & pricing/rating methodologies
  • Broad knowledge of producer & competitor marketplace
  • Broad knowledge of targeted industries
  • Broad knowledge of insurance company operations
  • Excellent Communication & Writing Skills
  • Excellent Problem Solving Skills
  • Excellent ability to lead, contribute to and manage team efforts


  • Bachelors’ degree and 15 years of management liability underwriting experience
  • Experience underwriting D&O, EPL, and Fiduciary coverages for private, public and not for profit organizations
  • Above average understanding of management liability policy coverage and forms
  • Above average understanding of management liability risk selection and underwriting processing skills
  • Strong ability to understand and evaluate financial statements for private, public and not for profit organizations.
  • Excellent communication, influencing and mediation skills
  • In-depth knowledge of the wholesale brokerage community with established relationships in the South and Southeast US.


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