VP, Underwriting Manager
New Haven, CT, USA | Ace Group
Industry:Insurance - General
Functions:Financial Services Professional
Job Description:54 people have viewed this job
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
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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