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Corporate Underwriter

Company: Tower Hill Insurance Group
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Tower Hill Insurance Group has an exciting opportunity for a talented Corporate Underwriter who enjoys intellectual challenges and is seeking a rewarding career with a company that is experiencing growth. Not only is Tower Hill Insurance one of Florida's most trusted names in homeowners insurance, but it offers great opportunities for career advancement and personal growth, along with very competitive benefits and rewards. We are growing at a consistent pace and seek professional individuals with drive, team mentality, who want to make an impact, and are committed to a long-term career in the insurance industry.SUMMARY:The Corporate Underwriter will identify, develop, and implement complex underwriting and corporate initiatives focused on driving profitability and operational efficiency. The position orchestrates Underwriting Decision Engines Change Controls, Vendor support, and analyzes Underwriting processes. The position requires critical thinking skills, strong communication, project management and the ability to execute and drive successful results.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Review underwriting procedures, products, and underwriting services focused on increasing profitability, customer experience, and operational efficiency.Advanced understanding of underwriting rules and guidelines to create, test and maintain underwriting decision engines.Maintenance of Personal Lines Vendors Products and Services including upgrades, invoicing, auditing of products and service, and customer support.Conducts department user-acceptance testing; and warranty post-testing to ensure project success. This includes creating test plans for User Acceptance testingReview and manage reported production errors though to resolution.Compose executive proposals, concept documents and other business documents.Communicates with all functional areas of the organization.Proactively identify trends and develop solutions.Applies advanced concepts of risk management to groups of policies.Liaison with Underwriting Project Managers and Systems/IT on strategic projects.Develop project requests including cost-benefit or return on investment (ROI) analysis.Manages projects from inception to completion including reporting on status, developing making modifications as needed, creating executive summaries, and leading the effort with key stakeholders.Monitor and evaluate weather or any other potential catastrophic event and make recommendations to the executive leadership to suspense and restore binding for all product lines across all divisions. Execute approved recommendations.Additional duties as assignedSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESThis position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONSTo 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.REQUISITE SKILLS AND COMPETENCIESStrong attention to detail. Ability to make independent and cognizant decisions. Excellent organizational skills, time management and analytical skills. Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced work environment and adapt well to changes. Possess the ability to learn new things in a relatively short period of time. Excellent written & verbal communication skills required.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEBachelor's degree (B.A.) preferred in Business, Marketing, Statistics, Finance, or Risk Management and 5+ years industry experience in key functional areas Underwriting, Pricing, Claims.COMMUNICATION SKILLSThe ability to gather and disseminate information to and from other departments is a critical element of this position. Qualified candidates must be able to display exceptional communication skills with respect to gathering, organizing, and communicating information to other departments including management.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from various departments and managers.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.REASONING ABILITYAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSInsurance designations are desirable.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSTo perform this job successfully, an individual should have an advanced working knowledge of internet/intranet software and the MS Office products including Word and Excel. SQL, Access, or other database experience preferred. Must have knowledge of computer equipment.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe 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 stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.PM19PI187618000

Keywords: Tower Hill Insurance Group, Gainesville , Corporate Underwriter, Other , Gainesville, Florida

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