Sr. Underwriter (Inland Marine) - Alpharetta, GA or Chicago, IL
Colony Specialty - Alpharetta, GA

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To underwrite inland marine new business and renewals according to authority level and established guidelines, participate in special projects, and provide mentoring for less experienced staff.

Responsibilities

· Review large and highly complex inland marine policies to verify acceptability based upon company
derwriting guidelines and granted underwriting authority.

· Determine whether to accept, modify, or decline risks.

· Oversee and approve endorsements as indicated.

· Resolve premium audit disputes within assigned territory.

· Utilize underwriting tools to determine accurate classifications, rates, and premium charges.

· Review state laws, including cancellation and non-renewal, within assigned territory to properly
transact business within the state.

· Consult with general agents/brokers to obtain further information, quote rates, or explain
underwriting guidelines.

· Create, analyze, and interpret data from various reports.

· Manage assigned underwriting territory, including management of agents and travel to agent offices.

· Mentor less experienced team members.

· Conduct educational sessions within the department.

Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree or seven year to ten years related insurance experience and/or equivalent
combination of education and experience.

· Eight to ten years underwriting experience with authority, preferably in excess and surplus lines
with a minimum of five years inland marine underwriting experience.

· Demonstrates an understanding and ability to effectively engage in the negotiation process.

· Strong oral and written communication skills.

· Previous insurance educational work, IIA and CPCU designation strongly preferred.

· Detail oriented with initiative and the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.

· Excellent analytical skills.

· Ability to travel.

· Advanced knowledge of computer programs, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

License/Certification

Insurance designations desired.

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