Production Underwriter Plano, TX
As part of Specialty Program Groups' Delegated Underwriting Authority unit, Catapult Insurance Solutions offers creative program insurance solutions & wholesale brokerage for niche industries & hard-to-place risks.
The ideal Production Underwriter candidate will be responsible for increasing sales by way of existing retail agent clients and securing new business accounts by providing excellent customer service, product knowledge and creative and timely problem-solving. This position will have a strong focus on the construction segment including builders risk, property and general liability/XS lines of business.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be required.
Locate new sales opportunities by visiting existing and new customers and presenting our products and services.
Maintain and increase current profitable books of business.
Establish and foster client relationships and anticipate and resolve any problems that may arise.
Respond expeditiously to customer needs and follow through on all aspects of requests, both written and verbal.
Embrace change and participate in activities needed to support the growth of the company.
Develop, analyze, select, and profitably price risks of varying complexity with an emphasis on new business production.
Provide thorough and clear underwriting proposals and in a timely manner.
Achieve agreed upon production and loss ratio goals within assigned book of business.
Must follow all workflows, guidelines, and procedures including, but not limited to the contents of the Associate Handbook. Must immediately report all malfunctions of Nexsure software and any other hardware, software, system, or equipment to the appropriate individual.
This job description is intended to describe the level of work required of the person performing the job.
Essential functions are outlined; other duties may be assigned as needs arise or as required to support essential functions.
This description is not intended as a contract and is subject to unilateral change and revision by management.
All requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate physically or mentally challenged employees.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
This position will require very minimal travel.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
EDUCATION/BACKGROUND Minimum 5 years commercial underwriting experience, with a focus on the construction segment a plus. Must be able to work independently and build strong client and company relationships. Bachelor’s degree is desired.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS must be deemed to effectively speak, read, write, and effectively comprehend English. Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.
Must possess basic math skills. Ability to perform these basic operations using units of American money and weight measurement, and volume.
Ability to calculate premiums based on exposures and rates. Ability to apply payments and/or refunds to specific invoices and item numbers.
Licensing and designations preferred but not required.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to anticipate and resolve future problems before they occur. Ability to solicit assistance when necessary. Ability to problem solve beyond conventional solutions (think outside of the box). To think and always act in the best interest of the Agency, Customer, and Carrier.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to operate computer keyboard and telephone. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position will be performed remotely or within our Dallas office.
WORK LOCATION This position is remote.
Disclosure required under applicable state or municipality regulations: The expected salary range for this position is $55,000-$95,000 and will be impacted by factors such as the successful candidate’s skills, experience and working location, as well as the specific position’s business line, scope, and level.
Department Account Management & Service
Required Experience: 5-7 years of relevant experience
Required Travel: Negligible
Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)
HUB International Limited is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran's status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here athttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm.
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