Commercial Lines Package Underwriter - Middle Market - Hybrid

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Full time

Overview: <p>NJM is expanding in the Middle Market Commercial Package Marketplace. We are seeking an Underwriter to work out of our Commercial Lines headquarters in West Trenton, New Jersey.</p> <p>This is hybrid role working 3 days per week in the West Trenton, NJ office and the ability to work from home 2 days per week.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Assignment of a local territory to help develop Commercial Package new business opportunities along with Auto, Workers Compensation, and Umbrella.</li> <li>Identify and capture new business opportunities using consultative marketing and sales skills.</li> <li>Manage the profitability and growth of an assigned book of business.</li> <li>Establish and maintain relationships with producers and customers to understand their needs and sell products that respond to their needs.</li> <li>Partner with the Commercial Sales Team in exceeding NJM&rsquo;s business growth, profitability, and retention targets.&nbsp;</li> <li>Negotiate renewal terms.</li> <li>Comply with all legal and regulatory requirements to ensure obligations are met.</li> <li>Assist in mentoring, training, and development of existing underwriting staff.</li> <li>Participate in department projects and perform other duties as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Property &amp; Casualty Agent/Producer License is preferred or must be willing to obtain after hire.</li> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree is preferred.</li> <li>Middle Market experience.</li> <li>Typically has a minimum of 5-8 years&rsquo; experience underwriting commercial package accounts.</li> <li>Extensive knowledge of Commercial Multi-line Package underwriting with a strong focus and thorough knowledge of Property and General Liability assessment, controls, rules, guidelines, pricing, rating, and coverage.</li> <li>Umbrella underwriting experience required.</li> <li>Working knowledge of Facultative Reinsurance.</li> <li>Ability to review coverage requests and independently makes risk decisions based on company appetite, guidelines, risk characteristics and levels of authority. Refers risks as required for additional review.</li> <li>Maintains thorough knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and governance, target industry and class trends, emerging market needs, issues, and competition as it related to Commercial Package.</li> <li>May support related product development ideas and intelligence.</li> <li>Experience developing broker relationships and profitable book of business for assigned local territories.</li> <li>Service-oriented self-starter possessing an excellent professional demeanor. Accountable for accurate and timely work products.</li> <li>Strong communication, interpersonal, problem solving and team building skills. Ability to work with sales, loss prevention, premium audit, product development staff and the broker community.</li> <li>High level of motivation: self-starter, ability to quickly organize materials, prioritize and coordinate tasks.</li> <li>Must be detail oriented to ensure accuracy and quality of underwriting development.</li> <li>Strong analytical skills.</li> <li>Completion of general insurance courses such as CPCU, AU, ARM or CIC are a plus.</li> <li>Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Legal Disclaimer: NJM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is fully representative of the diversity that exists in the communities in which we do business.</p>