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VP, Underwriting Manager

New Haven, CT, USA | Ace Group

  • Industry:
    Insurance - General
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Financial Services Professional
  • Experience:
Job Description:
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Lead the Group and Individual Underwriting departments, evaluate and make risk approve/deny decisions.

Lead the New Business and Policy Issue functions

Coordinate day to day activities to achieve goals and insure service levels are maintained

Insure quality, productivity and turnaround metrics are met

Improve efficiencies in process flow and automation

Insure effective collaboration and coordination with the internal business partners, customers and vendors for areas managed

Project Management as assigned

Budget/Expense Management

Key liaison for onboarding new business with sales channels and the end clients.

Responsible for addressing career and training needs on an individual and operational basis.Assesses staff members’ critical strengths and development areas and uses this information to support operations.


Client, Quality and Service Focus

Advanced marketing and sales skills

In-depth knowledge of underwriting products and concepts, as evidence by 10+ years’ experience in the insurance arena or related field. Management experience preferred.

Proven ability to manage and lead underwriting and administrative staff.

Ability to work collaboratively and influence others.

Strong understanding of field distribution plant (broker, regional, independent agents)

Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships.

Ability to manage projects.

Ability to manage conflict/resolution and problem solving.

Ability to align people and resources with strategic priorities.

Undergraduate degree required


Strong interpersonal skills

Strong organizational skills with emphasis on attention to technical detail

Strong Microsoft Office skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and management

Ability to manage multiple functions

Performance management/staff development skills including coaching, conducting mid-year and annual reviews, influencing staff, and conflict management

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