01/17/2022

Senior Underwriter, Commercial Insurance Specialty- Kansas City Branch

  • Chubb
  • Overland Park, KS, United States
Full Time

Job Description

Senior Middle Market Underwriter – Kansas City Branch

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer.  With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients.

Overview

Chubb Kansas City is looking for a candidate to fill the position of Commercial Insurance Middle Market Underwriter. This underwriter will be responsible for producing up to $1,500,000 of new business and handling a renewal portfolio of up to $10m in premium. Industry Segments include Manufacturing, Wholesale, and Professional Services. Lines of business that would be underwritten include Property, Liability, Auto, Workers Compensation and Umbrella. Underwriter will be responsible for growing the Middle Market portfolio with Kanas City Branch appointed Agents and Brokers. The Kansas City territory includes the entire State of Kansas, Kansas City Metro and Southwest Missouri.

Commercial Insurance writes companies with revenues up to $1B, including both guaranteed cost and loss sensitive program structures.  The position be charged with aggressively marketing to their assigned agency/broker plant to bring in opportunities and will work closely with the respective Commercial Insurance Manager, Industry Segment EFU’s and home office to position this portfolio within Commercial Insurance for growth and profit. 

 

Responsibilities

The Production Underwriter will:

  • Establish relationships with key trading partners and drive submission activity across assigned Agents & Brokers in our desired industry segments. 
  • Be responsible for profit, growth and retention of assigned book.
  • Meet or exceed new business production goals while maintaining profitability across assigned portfolio and adhering to authority and strategies.
  • In conjunction with Underwriter Associate, retain key assigned renewals and lead coordination of Loss Control & Claims Service plans for service level accounts. 
  • Maintain and develop relationships with the branch, our brokers and clients.
  • Develop a prospect pipeline with our major trading partners, as well as engaging other business units for cross-selling opportunities.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years underwriting experience preferably in the core middle market segment.
  • Confidence to gain a marketplace presence and become a trusted advisor for assigned agents/brokers.
  • Presentation and public speaking skills
  • Strong negotiations skills
  • Local broker and insurance marketplace relationships
  • Knowledge and understanding of current insurance marketplace conditions
  • Understanding and adherence to organizational and regulatory rules, and ability to adhere to underwriting authority
  • Understanding of Workers Compensation, General Liability, Property and Auto Liability Insurance coverage, terms and conditions.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Chubb offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits package including life, health and dental, vision, a generous retirement savings plan, disability coverage, stock purchase plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, and business casual dress.  At Chubb, we are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it.  Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran, or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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