About Farm Family
Farm Family is a group of insurance companies headquartered in Glenmont, New York, just 2 miles south of Albany, and is part of the American National family of companies. The Farm Family group has over $500 million annual revenue and over $2 billion in assets.
Farm Family offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 401(k) and flexible Paid Time Off program, and a positive work environment.
Farm Family is looking for a Director to join our Commercial Lines Underwriting Team!
Position Description – The Director of Underwriting Services is responsible for monitoring underwriting results, assisting in developing and administering competitive products with adequate pricing, effective risk selection, and ensuring effective and efficient underwriting quality, training and development within Underwriting Services.
Essential Functions include achievement and oversight in the following areas:
·Underwriting Profit & Premium Growth – Achieve an underwriting profit through the implementation and administration of competitive products, effective risk selection, adequate pricing strategies, adequate field underwriting and loss control services, appropriate submission requirements, appropriate underwriting guidelines and authorities, and efficient service to agents and policyholders. Achieve premium and policy count growth within the Company’s risk appetite by investigating, evaluating and proposing new products and/or classes of business.
·Underwriting Expertise – Oversee training and hiring of underwriting staff to assure the Company maintains an appropriate level of underwriting expertise.
·Underwriting Quality – Oversee the quality assurance processes within Underwriting including SOX & ERM compliance.
·Risk Selection – Direct, enhance and expand the risk selection processes and procedures through training; underwriting and field support documents; submission requirements; underwriting criteria and guidelines; loss control and other means.
·Coordination with Other Departments – Develop and maintain working relationships with all departments within Farm Family and across the American National Family of Companies.
· Bachelor’s degree required
· CPCU designation strongly desired
· Minimum of 15 years in the insurance industry
· Minimum of 10 years supervisory experience
· Minimum of 10 years in commercial lines business in multiple states
· Experience in executive level projects and/or management a plus
In support of a safe, drug free environment, criminal background checks and drug & alcohol testing are part of our hiring process. EOE
Farm Family - 11 months ago