Underwriting Consultant - National Accounts Casualty
Liberty Mutual - Irving, TX

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Advance your Underwriting career at Liberty Mutual Insurance - A Fortune 100 Company!

Take advantage of a unique opportunity to obtain an entrepreneurial underwriting role within a reputable Fortune 100 Company. Liberty Mutual is establishing a local underwriting presence in its National Accounts Southwest division and is looking for underwriters to join the team. As an Underwriting Consultant you will utilize your established relationships with brokers in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana and work collaboratively with internal partners to manage assigned national accounts, select profitable risks and build a profitable portfolio.

Our underwriters focus on answering two fundamental questions. Should we write a policy for a particular customer? What is a fair price for the risk that we would incur by writing the policy? On the surface, these questions may seem straightforward, but as a Liberty Mutual underwriter, you will possess a curiosity that propels you to dig a little deeper for the answers. You will rely on your strong analytic, communication, and negotiation skills and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Underwriters are natural problem solvers who want to know our customers and how we can profitably accept the risks that our policies cover.

Responsibilities:
Identify and pursue opportunities for profitable growth and apply deep and broad expertise by line of business to achieve a balanced, profitable and quality book while protecting Company assets

Develop and maintain effective business relationships with internal and external clients; collaborate with Distribution partners to create and execute plan to manage the agent/broker relationship

Build, develop and display expertise in all dimensions of underwriting, including technical capability, account management and business acumen

Formally and informally guides, mentors, teaches, and coaches less experienced underwriters in both technical and professional skills

Actively continue to improve personal knowledge and practices of the insurance industry through work experience, in-house instruction, insurance specific designations (e.g. CPCU), industry courses, workshops, etc.

Maintain compliance with all regulatory requirements as well as internal policies, procedures and standards

Qualifications:
Proven knowledge and experience in the Southwest business climate.

Experience in a broad range of industries with expertise in loss sensitive rating plans.

Consistently demonstrates the ability to perform the most complex work, possess/apply the highest level of underwriting skill, and make the largest contributions to the organization

Advanced to expert level of knowledge of commercial property and casualty insurance coverages, risk selection, pricing, forms/filings, competitive environment, financial concepts, and producer/territory management

Demonstrated ability to make disciplined underwriting decisions while reaching new business, retention and other goals

Ability to independently analyze the most complex financial statements, hazards, coverage, losses, pricing terms, and competitive positions

Ability to communicate effectively (express views with confidence, presentations, influencing others, etc.), negotiate, work effectively with others, build relationships, plan and organize work, analyze and solve problems, and produce accurate work

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) and a minimum of 7 years of casualty underwriting experience and a commitment to making progress towards attaining the CPCU

Benefits:
We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:

401K and Company paid pension plan

Medical coverage

Dental coverage

Paid time-off

Pay-for-Performance

Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance

Discount fitness memberships

Flexible spending accounts

Tuition reimbursement

Vision care coverage

Work/Life resources

Credit Union membership

Employee and Dependent life insurance

Disability insurance

Accidental death and dismemberment insurance

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