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Underwriting Manager

Company: HAI Group
Location: Cheshire
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

HAI Group--, a property-casualty insurance company serving the affordable housing industry, is looking for an Underwriting Manager who is ready to take the next step in their career. As Underwriting Manager at HAI Group, you'll be rewarded with interesting challenges, competitive incentives/benefits, and a people-focused company culture. Are you ready to become a manager on our talented and welcoming Underwriting team? Learn more about the position and company below and submit your resume today! Position OverviewLead: The Underwriting Manager has a dual position, lead a team of Underwriters as well as underwrite large and/or complex accounts. They assist in underwriting and pricing decisions on new and renewal business in an assigned territory. The Underwriting Manager will lead junior underwriters to achieve individual and departmental goals in accordance with department guidelines, authority levels and budget. The Underwriting Manager contributes to the development of junior underwriters and other team members while assisting in implementing short and long-term business strategiesExecute: The Underwriting Manager is responsible for underwriting operations and results within the area assigned as well as the daily activity of assigned underwriting staff. The role is also responsible for developing reports and analysis of data, establishment and maintenance of underwriting/pricing guidelines and departmental budgets.Skills and RequirementsAdvanced knowledge of P & C commercial lines products (Property, General Liability and Auto), coverage forms, rating plans, complex risk evaluation, agency operations and program management. Advanced knowledge of the concepts of Risk Management. Leads, mentors and builds effective teams. The ability to develop, understand, manipulate and interpret statistical information.Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across multiple departments.Effectively negotiates and communicates challenging underwriting decisions to our internal and external business partners. Creative problem solver; innovative Self-motivated; works independently and is a critical thinkerKnowledge/Experience/LicensesRequired: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience Facultative reinsurance experienceHigh level of knowledge of commercial lines P&C products (general liability, property and auto insurance)Experience working with agents and brokersPreferred: Ten years related experience in commercial lines underwritingAt least 3 years of management experience CPCU designation Public/Affordable housing operations knowledgeDepartment OverviewThe Underwriting department evaluates the risk of all current or prospective public and affordable housing properties and operations eligible for insurance coverage. The department fully analyzes risk and exposures and then prices the account based upon established underwriting guidelines and state regulations. The underwriting team's role also includes CAT exposure analysis, coverage evaluation, price negotiation, program profitability, market conditions, reinsurance requirements and policy reviews. The team operates closely with various departments including Claims, Marketing, Risk Control, and across the organization to provide high level services/products to all members. Company OverviewHAI Group is the nation's leading property-casualty insurance company founded by and dedicated to affordable housing organizations. While we are recognized as a pioneer of affordable housing insurance programs, insurance is not our only strength. We protect, preserve, and promote the sustainability of affordable housing with an array of products and services that support the challenges housing organizations face. Besides insurance, we offer risk management services, online training, and consulting services used by more than 1,500 housing organizations nationwide. Headquartered in Cheshire, Connecticut, HAI Group-- was recognized as a Top Workplace in 2020 and 2021.Cultural ObjectiveHAI Group contributes to a culture that creates a safe and healthy working environment and a space of inclusiveness and belonging for all by: exceeding our customers' expectations, working collaboratively across the organization, embracing diversity, and demonstrating mutual respect. HAI Group Benefits and PerksLucrative bonus structureAnnual merit programOutstanding 401(k) programProfit SharingFlexible work schedulesGenerous paid time off, paid volunteer days and paid holidaysMedical, vision and dental InsuranceCompany paid life, AD&D, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverageHSA, FSA and dependent care optionsOn-Site wellness: Full gym and locker rooms, wellness initiatives, outdoor basketball and tennis court, picnic pavilion areaTuition reimbursement and loan repaymentProfessional developmentCommunity outreach HAI Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.No agency submissions please. Resumes submitted to any HAI Group employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the HAI Group Recruiting team for this position will become the property of HAI Group and no agency fees will be paid. PI177811102

Keywords: HAI Group, New England , Underwriting Manager, Executive , Cheshire, Northeast

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