AVP Program Manager, Underwriting

  • AmTrust North America
  • Chicago, IL, United States

Job Description


  • Underwrite an assigned book of Program business in accordance with corporate guidelines
  • Assist in the production of new Program opportunities
  • Manage relationships with Program Managers to ensure lasting, profitable books of business.
  • Coordinate the product development for assigned programs
  • Assist in the preparation of specific program filings, as needed.
  • Provide coverage analysis of both competitor and AmTrust products, as needed.
  • Perform audits to ensure compliance with underwriting guidelines


  • Day-to-day underwriting of program business, to include new program opportunities, existing and renewal programs, as assigned.
  • Co-ordination of internal disciplines/resources to bind and manage the program
  • Handling of special acceptances, referrals, communication between AmTrust and Program Managers
  • Monthly monitoring of Program performance
  • Travel, as necessary to perform due diligence, underwriting audits, or other such travel as is necessary to properly service the Programs assigned.
  • Attend industry conferences, as assigned.


  • A college degree required, in addition to property/casualty insurance experience, preferably 10+ years in an underwriting or product development role at an insurance company.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.  Self motivated with a high degree of initiative.  Strong interpersonal skills, time management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written communication skills, including correct use of grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • The position requires strong PC skills, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

What We Offer

AmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities. Our benefits include Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses & children, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Time Off.

AmTrust strives to create a diverse and inclusive culture where thoughts and ideas of all employees are appreciated and respected. This concept encompasses but is not limited to human differences with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, culture, religion or disabilities.

AmTrust values excellence and recognizes that by embracing the diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives of its workforce, it will sustain a competitive advantage and remain an employer of choice. Diversity is a business imperative, enabling us to attract, retain and develop the best talent available. We see diversity as more than just policies and practices. It is an integral part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future.

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