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Facultative Underwriter

Hudson Insurance Group

Hudson Insurance Group

Marketing & Communications
torrance, ca, usa · Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Odyssey Reinsurance Company (OdysseyRe) is the global reinsurance arm of Odyssey Group, one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance and specialty insurance, and subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, which is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol FFH. OdysseyRe offers a broad range of property, casualty, and specialty reinsurance solutions through a network of branch and representative offices across North America, Latin America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa), AsiaPacific and London.

Reinsurers are part of the financial services industry, providing capital and risk management solutions for clients to efficiently manage economic risk. OdysseyRe is rated A+ (Superior) by AM Best and A+ by Standard and Poor’s. OdysseyRe is an equal opportunity employer with excellent benefits and a strong commitment to providing training and opportunities for our staff. We provide employees an innovative, enriching environment and take great pride in their career growth.

We are dedicated to developing future leaders of our organization and the reinsurance industry. Currently, we are seeking candidates with 2-5 years of P&C insurance to fill the role of Facultative Underwriter.

Essential Functions

  • Underwriting evaluation for multiple, general casualty, lines of business
  • Analyzing submission material followed by requesting and researching for additional information to achieve sound understanding of the risk being presented.
  • Pricing the risk based on OdysseyRe pricings tools and other underwriting factors specific to the risk, terms and structure of the placement.
  • Negotiating pricing, terms and participation to maximize profitability for OdysseyRe
  • Reviewing policies and endorsements
  • Marketing/Communication with brokers
  • Work within team environment sharing knowledge and idea’s
  • Underwriting authority dependent upon background and experience


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-5 years of casualty underwriting experience in insurance or reinsurance
  • Concentration in AL/GL/UMB for mid to large commercial accounts
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Discretion in handling confidential/sensitive information

This role offers a hybrid working schedule

In New York City, NY the pay range for this role is $120,000-$150,000. This role may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program. The specific offer will depend on an applicant’s skills, experience and other factors. This range is specific to New York City, NY and may not be applicable to other locations.

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