Lead Underwriter - Community Association Underwriter
Newtown, PA 
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Job Description
Position at Alliant Insurance Services

With a history dating back to 1925, Alliant Insurance Services is one of the nation's leading distributors of diversified insurance products and services. As one of the 10 largest insurance brokerage firms in the U.S., Alliant operates through a national network of offices providing property and casualty, workers' compensation, employee benefits, surety, and financial products and services to clients nationwide.

More information is available on the company's web site at:.

SUMMARY

Responsible for reviewing, underwriting and rating broker submissions for new and renewal business.Ensures content of submissions is complete; obtains additional information from Retail Producers and Account Managers as needed.Markets to carrier to obtain quotes, negotiate pricing, define coverage's, and determine commissions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evaluates new and renewal business in accordance with established underwriting guidelines in order to achieve goals of profit, rate and growth;
  • Manages preparation of program renewal specifications and distribution to markets;
  • Participates in all appropriate committees as recognized in managed programs;
  • Works with program's insurance/reinsurance markets to formalize and implement annual business plan;
  • Manages renewal expiration lists and creates timelines for renewals;
  • Reviews policies and endorsements to identify errors or omissions to ensure agreement with binding order; reviews for discrepancies with application, quote, proposal, and/or binder;
  • Orders necessary reports such as credit, location, motor vehicle, and/or inspection reports, as well as building cost estimates;
  • Analyzes inspection reports to accept or reject new business;
  • Coordinates the preparation of policy delivery with all related documents;
  • Issues policies and endorsements; binds coverage and coordinates binders/evidences;
  • Technical expert assisting management, staff, producers, carriers and account managers with resolving complex issues;
  • Coordinates the preparation and distribution of management reports;
  • Maintains and manages coverage bordereaux;
  • Manages and delegates work to underwriters, assistant underwriters and administrative staff; monitors to ensure timely and accurate completion;
  • Maintains updated logs; submissions, written or lost business;
  • Maintains files, historical data and client suspense; conducts follow-ups as appropriate;
  • Coordinates underwriting audits;
  • Complies with agency management system data standards and data integrity (enters and maintains complete and accurate information);
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

8 - 10 years related work experience; knowledge of insurance industry and prior supervisory experience preferred

Requires a valid insurance license; must continue to meet requirements for license renewal

Requires a valid driver's license

SKILLS

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Good customer service skills, including telephone and listening skills

Good problem solving and time management skills

Ability to work within a team and to foster teamwork

Excellent planning, organizational and prioritization skills

Ability to perform complex mathematical functions

Proficient in Microsoft Office products

We are proud to provide comprehensive, high quality employee programs to meet employees' needs now and in the future, including a very competitive financial package. We encourage you to explore what we have to offer.

For immediate consideration for this position, please click on the "Submit Resume" button.

Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

If you are applying for a job and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call our Career Center at 1-877-901-9473 and let us know the nature of your request and contact information. #LI-PT1

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8 to 10 years
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