Senior/Executive Underwriter

Tampa, Florida

Markel Corporation
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Company Information: What we look for Our exceptional and motivated employees are our greatest strength. Our employees provide the highest level of customer service and help maintain our position as a leader in the global marketplace. Markel Style The Markel Style is what makes us stand out from our competitors. It's our core value which should underpin how we do business, while influencing our behavior and performance. We are looking for people who have potential and share our passion to live the Markel Style, which is described in more detail below. If you think you have these core attributes we want to hear from you. Job Summary: The primary purpose of this position is to underwrite new business and renewals in a profitable manner and according to authority level and established guidelines, and drive projects having an impact on the business. Assigned larger, more important and more complex accounts. Utilize underwriting tools to determine accurate classifications, rates, and premium charges. Understand state laws, including cancellation and non-renewal, within assigned territory to properly transact business within each state. Knowledgeable in coverage forms and policy language; appropriate utilization of forms and exclusions. Assist with resolving premium audit disputes within assigned agents/brokers. Promotes the growth and development of less experienced underwriters and fosters teamwork. The East Territory Senior Underwriter/Underwriting Specialist/Executive Underwriter of Life Sciences will review, analyze, accept, and sometimes declining complex life science risks to ensure profitability for Markel. Other duties include: Communicate with regional managers and national life sciences product line leaders on individual accounts, current and proposed producers, and make recommendations concerning operations, systems and procedures when appropriate; Underwrite and select new business that will produce an underwriting profit. Review submissions and identify exposure and risk from information provided; Review terms, conditions and pricing; Underwrite renewal business and handle related servicing; Implement corrective measures on renewal accounts as needed; Provide training or technical assistance to department underwriting staff; Monitor producers for profitability and production. Qualifications: Minimum 5 years current complex retail life science underwriting expertise in the East Territory of the US; Demonstrated technical knowledge and skills reflective of progression of positions of increasing responsibility; Proven experience in the wholesale and retail channels; Demonstrated marketing and relationship building skills; Four year college degree and/or CPCU or similar designation preferred; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Strong analytical and organizational skills; Must be a team player that enjoys a flexible and spontaneous business environment; Ability to travel up to 25%. Please note: Markel's phased approach for re-entry into our buildings is designed to balance the ongoing health, safety, and well-being of our employees with operational considerations and regulatory/governmental requirements and recommendations. As a result we implemented a hybrid return to work strategy that allows for three days in the office every week. In keeping with the values of the Markel Style, we strive to support our employees in living their lives to the fullest at home and at work. We offer competitive benefit programs that help meet our diverse and changing environment as well as support our employees' needs at all stages of life. All full time employees have the option to select from multiple health, dental and vision insurance plan options and optional life, disability, and AD&D insurance. We also offer a 401(k) with employer match contributions, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, PTO, corporate holidays and floating holidays, parental leave. Work location is flexible if approved by the Company, except that position may not be performed in Colorado. "Why work for us?" Diversity and inclusion Markel is truly a global and diverse company. We believe that diversity makes us better business partners and that embracing people's differences can bring amazing results and fuel innovation. We have a portfolio of businesses and product lines that operate around the world. Community involvement Markel has a rich heritage of supporting communities across the world where our customers and employees live and work. Giving back is part of our history and our future. Our employees share in this philosophy through volunteering, mentoring and fundraising. Commitment to open doors Markel is committed to creating the best work environment. Our open-door policy is essential in recognizing business issues as they rise and to address the changing needs of our diverse and global workforce. Challenging management is a component of the Markel Style-some of our best ideas start from a conversation between a manager and an employee. Entrepreneurial spirit As the Markel Style states, we pursue excellence, strive for a better way, and share the success of others. Markel associates proactively seek new business opportunities, bringing further success to Markel.
Date Posted: 25 September 2022
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