E&S Production Underwriter - Long Term Care/Allied Medical
Great American Insurance Group
Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group's member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty and property and casualty operations, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.
At Great American, we value diversity and recognize the benefits gained when people from different cultures, backgrounds and experiences work collaboratively to achieve business results. We are intentionally focused on fostering an inclusive culture and know valuing diversity is an essential leadership quality. Our goal is to create a workplace where all employees feel included, empowered and enabled to perform at their best.
Great American Risk Solutions writes a diverse mix of property and casualty business, both primary and excess. Risk Solutions writes mostly non-admitted business, partnering with leading wholesalers. We focus on a specialized solution for a diverse market.
Our team members at Great American Risk Solutions display strong personal character, integrity, and honesty. We are driven champions of change and focus on results. We emphasize teamwork, collaboration – among underwriting, claims, and shared services teams – and continuous development of interpersonal and technical skills.
Great American Risk Solutions is currently searching for a Production or Senior Production Underwriter to join the Great American Risk Solutions E&S Healthcare team. This individual will either focus on Long Term Care or Allied Medical Insurance depending on their background and experience. This candidate may work 100% remote in the United States.
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities
Has responsibility for risk selection/rejection, pricing, retention, growth, and profitability per divisional objectives.
Uses independent judgment and initiative to support business goals.
Maintains a high level of customer service.
Analyzes coverage and limit requests and decides what terms to offer.
Prices business in accordance with company guidelines.
Assesses risk quality and compliance within company guidelines and initiates appropriate loss prevention actions.
Orders and screens miscellaneous reports needed in the rating and underwriting processes, such as Motor Vehicle reports, loss history reports, credit checks, outside inspections, loss control, etc.
Develops and maintains effective business relationships with internal and external customers/coworkers in order to attract and retain profitable business.
Visits agents, brokers, and producers in order to retain existing accounts, build and maintain business relationships, and develop new opportunities in support of divisional objectives.
Interprets, explains, and markets products and services.
Applies underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules, and insurance laws and regulations.
May provide guidance and assistance to lower level associates.
May have responsibility for performance and coaching of staff and may have a participatory role in decisions regarding talent selection, development, and performance management for direct reports.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Liberal Arts, Business or a related discipline.
Generally, 1 to 6 years of related experience, specifically in excess and surplus lines.
Long-term Care and/or Allied Medical Insurance experience preferred.
Experience working in Excel and other Microsoft Office products is preferred.
Progression toward or completion of CPCU or RPLU is preferred.
*Pay is dependent on the candidates’ background, experience, and geographical differential.
Business Unit:Great American Risk Solutions
We offer competitive healthcare, retirement, and paid time off benefits for full-time and part-time benefit eligible employees.