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Excess & Surplus - Production Underwriter for Contract Binding

Company: Cincinnati Insurance Company, Inc.
Location: Harrison
Posted on: May 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description: Make a difference with a career in insurance

At The Cincinnati Insurance Companies, we put people first and apply the Golden Rule to our daily operations. To put this into action, we're looking for extraordinary people to join our talented team. Our service-oriented, ethical, knowledgeable, caring associates are the heart of our vision to be the best company serving independent agents. We help protect families and businesses as they work to prevent or recover from a loss. Share your talents to help us reach for continued success as we bring value to the communities we serve and demonstrate that Actions Speak Louder in Person .

If you're ready to build productive relationships, collaborate within a diverse team, embrace challenges and develop your skills, then Cincinnati may be the place for you. We offer career opportunities where you can contribute and grow.

Build your future with us

CSU Producer Resources Inc. seeks an excess and surplus lines underwriter for its contract binding division. This role will be responsible for reviewing and analyzing underwriting data to determine if risks meet underwriting standards and determine proper terms and rates for acceptable risks within our binding authority agreements. Location is negotiable with a preference for someone living in one of the following locations: NV, NM, UT, AZ, the Pacific Northwest area, or in proximity to our Headquarters in Fairfield, OH.

Starting Pay : The pay range for this position is $70,000 - $90,000 annually. Pay is based on the applicant's education, experience, location, knowledge, skills and abilities. Eligible associates may also receive an annual cash bonus and stock incentives based on company and individual performance.

Be ready to:

  • work in partnership with producers to solicit, underwrite and price new and renewal surplus lines commercial property risks that fall within our contract binding authority agreements
  • determine individual risk acceptability, pricing, coverage, terms and conditions
  • develop, analyze and evaluate information and exposures for complex risks
  • achieve production and loss ratio goals within assigned regional territory
  • work independently with a high level of authority and judgment
  • mentor and train underwriters and underwriting assistants
  • develop successful business relationships with producers
  • research new products and coverage forms Qualifications: Be equipped with:
    • a proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
    • strong interpersonal skills
    • organizational and time management skills
    • strong decision-making, analytical and negotiating abilities
    • the desire to build relationships and listen effectively
    • the ability to develop positive working relationships with team members and agents by working to find possible solutions that are beneficial to all
    • verbal communication skills to explain, negotiate and present information effectively and the ability to know when to use verbal communication over written
    • a valid driver's license (Final candidates will also be subject to a Motor Vehicle Record background check, because the position may include a company vehicle.)
    • an understanding of the policy administration life cycle, information collection, policy issuance, premium bookings, reporting and cancellation
    • the ability to travel within the assigned territory, which may include some overnight stays
    • the ability to express ideas and messages clearly, both written and verbally
    • a good understanding of legal and regulatory frameworks Bring education and experience from:
      • a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
      • a proven track record in underwriting profitable property business with one to three years of P&C experience
      • ASLI or CPCU designations (preferred)
      • demonstrable, established relationships within the excess and surplus lines community
      • a specialized understanding of regional and local property insurance markets and competitor landscape, including global elements
        Enhance your talents

        Providing outstanding service and developing strong relationships with our independent agents are hallmarks of our company. Whether you have experience from another carrier or you're new to the insurance industry, we promote a lifelong learning approach. Cincinnati provides you with the tools and training to be successful and to become a trusted, respected insurance professional - all while enjoying a meaningful career.

        Enjoy benefits and amenities

        Your commitment to providing strong service, sharing best practices and creating solutions that impact lives is appreciated.To increase the well-being and satisfaction of our associates, we offer a variety of benefits and amenities. Learn more about our benefits and amenities packages.

        Many departments at our Headquarters in Fairfield, Ohio, offer hybrid work options, empowering associates to work from home several days a week. Depending on your role and responsibilities, hybrid options may be available.

        Embrace a diverse team

        As a relationship-based organization, we welcome and value a diverse workforce. We provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race; creed; color; sex, including sexual orientation, gender identity and transgender status; religion; national origin; age; disability; military service; veteran status; pregnancy; AIDS/HIV or genetic information; or any other basis prohibited by law. Learn More.

Keywords: Cincinnati Insurance Company, Inc., Fairfield , Excess & Surplus - Production Underwriter for Contract Binding, Professions , Harrison, Ohio

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