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AVP Underwriter - E&O

Core Specialty

Core Specialty

Marketing & Communications
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024


Examination & analyzing of submissions forwarded to Core Specialty by broker partners to determine if the risk is a targeted class of business and subsequently to determine appropriate limits, pricing & terms that will provide Core Specialty with adequate underwriting profit on each risk.

Key Accountabilities:

Execution of Miscellaneous E&O business plans and objectives including:

  • Build Core Specialty’s reputation and presence in the professional liability market

  • Provide prompt and accurate customer service on policy transactions

  • Ensure all risks considered and bound are within delegated authority, underwriting standards, risk selection, peer review and pricing methodologies

  • Provide documented evidence of underwriting activities and decisions in files as required

  • Support Company and Department goals and objectives

  • Build Core Specialty’s relationships with our broker partners

  • In addition to the above key responsibilities, you may be required to undertake other duties from time to time as the Company may reasonably require.

  • Carry out duties within our internal policies and procedures in accordance with applicable law, rules, regulation, good governance and Core Specialty’s shared values, including putting clients at the heart of our business.

Technical knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of Misc. E&O underwriting industry

  • Knowledge of Miscellaneous E&O underwriting practices, coverage & pricing/rating methodologies with the ability to manuscript policy language.

  • Strong knowledge of producer & competitor marketplace

  • Strong knowledge of targeted industries

  • Strong knowledge of insurance company operations

  • Solid understanding of policy wordings and clauses

  • Up-to-date knowledge of the insurance market environment


  • 7+ years in the Miscellaneous E&O marketplace

  • Experience working with support services, including IT, claims, actuarial and operations

  • Strong Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)


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