This Life Sciences Underwriter position will focus on the multi-line business opportunities California. This position is responsible for achieving departmental goals of profit, rate and growth. The lines of business include package, products, excess, international, work comp, errors and omissions, auto and crime. The individual in this role will also be responsible for building relationships with producers, negotiating price, developing prospects, managing profitability, retention and new business goals. They will also be expected to develop and implement detailed business plans for key accounts and contribute to agency plans for the company. It is expected that the position will spend a significant amount of their time focusing on generating new Life Sciences business.
Main responsibilities include:
Underwrite and negotiate renewals of Life Sciences book of business i
Responsible for account solicitation, risk selection and analysis (including documentation), pricing and sales of Life Sciences products and services for new and existing customers.
Meet with high level client management team (i.e. CFO, COO, Product Development Director) for new and renewal customers and agents and brokers to negotiate coverage, price, terms and service delivery.
Achieve profitability and retention goals.
Account round existing customers and prospect potential new clients.
Marketing and servicing accounts based on company guidelines
Developing strong relationships with assigned independent agents and brokers to effectively drive business results.
Develop and implement detailed business plans for key agents.
Skills and Competencies:
Candidate must have proven ability to successfully negotiate on all levels and develop producer relations.
A strong track record of service orientation and teamwork is required.
Knowledge of marketing principles, underwriting and pricing strategies.
The aptitude to attract and retain profitable business is critical.
A solid background in commercial risk analysis is essential and a deep understanding of products claims made concepts.
Life sciences underwriting background is required
Candidate must have strong interpersonal, written communication skills and focus on quality.
The ability to work independently and cohesively in a team environment in conjunction with service staff, loss control, field marketing claims and loss control employees is essential.
Education and Experience:
Three plus+ years of multi-line underwriting experience is required.
The James Allen Companies - 13 months ago
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