Senior Underwriter - Regional Manager of Inland Marine
Insurance - Inland Marine
Everest is a leading global reinsurance and insurance organization with extensive product and distribution capabilities, a strong balance sheet and an innovative culture. Throughout our history, Everest has maintained its discipline and focus on creating long term value through underwriting excellence and strong risk and capital management.
At Everest, we believe that our future is determined by the actions we take today. Actions that go beyond business strategy and encompass the values important to our employees and the communities in which we operate. Everests value commitments include: providing an inclusive work environment that offers employees the opportunity to further their development, supporting our communities through the donation of time and financial resources, maintaining our integrity across all aspects of the group, and being an industry innovator to solve global complex risks.
The Inland Marine department of Everest Insurance, a member of the Everest Re Group, Ltd. is looking for a Senior Underwriter to join our Los Angeles, California office.
Responsbilties include but are not limited to:
Establish and communicate underwriting profit goals and other measurements including loss ratio, new business development, policy count, account retention, etc.
Analyze individual risks and book of business results to manage and control underwriting exposure and pricing strategy consistent with company objectives.
Partner with the Vice President to develop strategies and actions to resolve adverse trends or deviations from established underwriting standards identified through producer and account review audits.
Participate in the recruitment and selection process to ensure the organization has the necessary talent to accomplish business goals.
Cultivate and maintain relationships within and outside Everest Insurance to develop and drive new business plans, value propositions and cross-marketing programs.
Represent the company at networking functions and other industry-related events that present and promote departmental initiatives to other external constituencies as appropriate.
Collaborate with internal and external business units to develop joint business plans, value propositions and cross-marketing programs.
Act as a role model demonstrating belief in, and commitment to, continuing to build and lead a value-based organization committed to long-term success.
Other duties as assigned.
Work Experience and Qualification
A minimum of 7 years underwriting experience, ideally in the Inland Marine line
Leadership capabilities with a sound influence in dealing with challenging situations
Previous insurance educational work, IIA and CPCU designation is a plus
Strong ability to partner with internal and external clients
Sales-minded with the ability to significantly contribute to underwriting profits, and continually seek opportunities for niche products and potential agent opportunities
Demonstrates knowledge of the Inland Marine external market and contributes to the development of business strategy
Effective oral and written communication, including influence and negotiation skills
Experience in delivering presentations to all internal and external audiences
Strong external focus with distribution channel
Proficient in the use of computer programs, including Word and Excel
Everest is committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented individuals in the industry. We offer a dynamic work environment and a competitive compensation and benefit package which includes a 401k plan, retirement/savings option, tuition reimbursement, medical, dental, vision, life and group legal plans.
Everest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, genetics, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
All considered applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. with unexpired, acceptable employment eligibility verification documentation.
Los Angeles, CA
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