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W. R. Berkley

W. R. Berkley

Marketing & Communications, Software Engineering
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

Underwriter

Location Name VA, Manassas
ID
2024-10802
Date Posted
2 days ago(7/1/2024 9:26 AM)
Company
Berkley Net Underwriters
Primary Location
US-VA-Manassas
Category
Underwriting

Company Details

BerkleyNet is an innovative workers compensation insurance provider that does all our business online. Our Goal? To make doing business “Ridiculously Fast. Amazingly Easy.”

Responsibilities

As an Underwriter, you will apply practical knowledge to make risk bearing decisions on behalf of the company. You will work closely with team leads and managers to execute underwriting activities that align and support the company’s underwriting strategy. You will also be responsible for completing various underwriting operations tasks, and identifying and implementing solutions to support and uphold our brand promise of delivering a “Ridiculously Fast, Amazingly Easy” customer experience.

As an Underwriter, you will fulfill the primary responsibilities of the role by executing the following:

  • Review and evaluate new and renewal workers compensation accounts to determine approval or denial of risks
  • Effectively determine premium rate in alignment with our new business and retention plan goals
  • Manage your daily responsibilities and competing priorities to be accountable for delivering results
  • Complete data analysis to drive results and improve efficiencies and quality in processes and product offerings
  • Generate and present data metric driven solutions to underwriting business problems
  • Identify issues and thoroughly vet the scope of the issue to determine action plan for resolution
  • Lead or participate in cross-functional project teams
  • Regularly communicate progress of project work to the department and company leadership team
  • Partner with department leadership to focus on resource development and allocation for various projects
  • Assist leadership where needed in department planning and budgeting process

Qualifications

  • 1 - 3 years of experience in the insurance industry preferred
  • Workers’ compensation background preferred
  • Ability to make decisions incorporating diverse perspectives
  • Excellent prioritization, planning and organization skills
  • Strong customer orientation including strong interpersonal, communication and consultation skills
  • Ability to manage and influence in a cross-functional matrix environment
  • Strong discretion in dealing with highly confidential and sensitive information
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills coupled with a strategic and “big picture” mindset
  • Proven record of setting delivery commitments and meeting expectations

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • CPCU, ARM, or other relevant insurance designation preferred but not required

Travel Requirements

  • Low level of U.S. domestic travel required (up to 5% - 10% of time)

Additional Company Details

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies or firms.

The company offers a competitive compensation plan and robust benefits package for full time regular employees.

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.

www.berkleynet.com

Sponsorship Details

Sponsorship not Offered for this Role

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