Senior Inland Marine Underwriter

Location: New York City, NY
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $150,000.00 - $190,000.00
Date: 5/5/2017
Job ID: 02479182
Job Description
Senior Inland Marine Underwriter to 190K 
A+ global carrier is seeking a Senior Underwriter-Inland Marine  for the Northeast Region. The Senior Underwriter will take an active leadership role in partnering with the Vice President (Inland Marine) to develop and implement underwriting strategy that identifies profitable market opportunities, new product development, positive agent relationships, operational requirements and financial assessments.The Senior Underwriter will also be responsible for hiring and directing the day-to-day activities of the underwriting staff. Additional responsibilities include: establishing and communicating underwriting profit goals and other measurements including loss ratio, new business development, policy count, account retention, etc.; analyzing individual risks and book of business results to manage and control underwriting exposure and pricing strategy consistent with company objectives; providing leadership and advice to staff in regard to underwriting risks; partnering with the Vice President to develop strategies and actions to resolve adverse trends or deviations from established underwriting standards identified through producer and account review audits; conducting Development Reviews and engage direct reports in developmental and skill building opportunities; participating in the recruitment and selection process to ensure the organization has the necessary talent to accomplish business goals; collaborating with internal and external business units to develop joint business plans, value propositions and cross-marketing programs; cultivating and maintaining relationships to develop and drive new business and programs, including representing the company at networking functions and other industry-related events that present and promote departmental initiatives to other external constituencies as appropriate. Successful candidates will have 10+ years of industry experience underwriting and marketing inland marine business, as well as, proven background leading and mentoring underwriters. Strong technical, business development, computer and communication skills are a must. Bachelors degree and continued industry designations(CPCU, AU, AMIM) are expected. Compensation to 190K including bonus, full benefits package.