Business Insurance Renewal Underwriter II

The Travelers Companies Richardson , TX 75080

Posted 3 weeks ago

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

Evaluation of complex new, renewal and endorsement activities to accept, modify, decline and price accounts. Responsible for individual risk pricing and retention, within the context of overall book financial objectives.

Provide technical underwriting analysis and recommendations to other employees within Travelers Small Business Underwriting and Business Centers.

Responsible for insuring compliance with underwriting strategies and regulatory requirements. Provide excellent customer service support to agents and Travelers Small Business and Underwriting Centers.

Responsible for engaging with agents to negotiate and close individual transactions. Understand and effectively utilize competitive market data. Provide technical expertise in the delivery of underwriting training supporting the needs of the local Business Center teams. Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies

Business & Technical

Strong technical multi-line underwriting skills; strong knowledge of Property/Casualty business and products.

Strong Influence & Negotiation Skills. Analytical, Problem Solving & Decision Making: Manages own work; takes responsibility for decisions and actions; quantitative reasoning, critical thinking skills.

Business Acumen Understands Products, competitor and marketplace. Financial Acumen: understands impact of individual decisions on financial results and objectives. Teamwork & Collaboration:

Establishes strong relationships and networks within Select Business and Underwriting Centers, the Travelers Enterprise and externally. Communication: Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Organization: Strong organization and Time Management Skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks; prioritize and work effectively in a fast paced, decision oriented environment.

Job Summary

Responsible for the underwriting, pricing and negotiation of renewals, endorsements, and/or new business within delegated authority. Goals are focused on supporting key business objectives including account retention and account growth.

The incumbent is accountable for underwriting in a high volume environment. Territory is countrywide. Under moderate supervision, operates within authority as delegated by the Business Center Underwriting Director. This job does not manage others

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge

Four year college degree or related insurance industry experience preferred. Three or more years underwriting experience preferred.

Physical Requirements

Operates standard office equipment

  • Continuously Sitting (Can stand at will)

  • Continuously Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key

  • Continuously

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum two years underwriting experience required.

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Business Insurance Renewal Underwriter II

The Travelers Companies