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Executive Underwriter - Large Casualty Risk Management

Company: Crum & Forster
Location: Richardson
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Crum & Forster Company Overview: Crum & Forster (C&F), with a proud history dating to 1822, provides specialty and standard commercial lines insurance products through our admitted and surplus lines insurance companies.With more than $3.1 billion in written premium as of 2020, C&F enjoys a financial strength rating of A (Excellent) by A.M. Best.C&F is proud of its superior customer service platform and its claims and risk engineering services are recognized as among the best in the industry.Our most valuable asset is our people 3000+ employees, and growing, in locations throughout the United States. The company is increasingly winning recognition as a great place to work, earning workplace and wellness awards.C&F is part of Fairfax Financial Holdings, a global organization with $19.8 billion in revenue.For more information about Crum & Forster, please visit our website: . Job Description: Dallas, Chicago, Morristown, Jersey City, New York City locations.The Risk Management team is looking for an established loss sensitive, large casualty underwriter with an entrepreneurial spirit to build a territory for us. This individual will develop and grow a profitable book of loss sensitive, casualty business by driving broker relationships, soliciting target accounts, and developing underwriting programs, working closely with the actuarial and collateral teams. They will be responsible for driving qualified business flow from target agencies. Strong loss sensitive casualty experience with deductible programs is a requirement. Familiarity with complex loss sensitive programs and structures and collateral options is also required. This position is best suited for a production underwriter who enjoys customer and broker interaction, enjoys wins, has outstanding communication skills, a strong market reputation, and collaborates well with colleagues to achieve synergy between different business units.What you will do:

  • Meet profitability, account retention, and written premium goals determined by the department.
  • Makes independent underwriting decisions and maintain proper file documentation.
  • Participates in training to develop knowledge of department, products, and services within Risk Management and across the C&F platform.
  • Participate in projects (i.e. product development, workflow innovation, etc.)
  • Effectively displays ability to build and foster relationships by managing assigned territory, agents, and accounts.
  • Travel requirement: 20%
  • Other duties as assigned.What YOU will bring to C&F:
    • Bachelor's degree 5+ years of primary casualty underwriting experience, with a strong emphasis in workers compensation or equivalent training program preferred.
    • Continuing insurance industry designations desired (i.e. AINS, ARM, CPCU, etc.)
    • Underwriting knowledge of Workers' Compensation, General Liability, Automobile and Auto Physical Damage.
    • Broker contacts in the Greater NY Metro area to facilitate building out a book of business
    • Strong communication, analytical skills, and business acumen
    • Tremendous energy as we build out the Northeast territory
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills with a commitment to honesty, integrity and unwavering business ethics. What C&F will bring to you:
      • Competitive compensation package
      • Generous 401K employer match
      • Employee Stock Purchase plan with employer matching
      • Generous Paid Time Off
      • Excellent benefits that go beyond health, dental & vision. Our programs are focused on your whole familys wellness, including your physical, mental and financial wellbeing
      • A core C&F tenet is owning your career development, so we provide a wealth of ways for you to keep learning, including tuition reimbursement, industry-related certifications and professional training to keep you progressing on your chosen path
      • A dynamic, ambitious, fun and exciting work environment
      • We believe you do well by doing good and want to encourage a spirit of social and community responsibility, matching donation program, volunteer opportunities, and an employee-driven corporate giving program that lets you participate and support your communityAt C&F you will BELONGWe value inclusivity and diversity. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and welcome everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you require special accommodation, please let us know.#LI-JA1

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