P&C Middle Market Underwriter

The Hartford Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 months ago

You are a driven and motivated problem solver ready to pursue meaningful work. You strive to make an impact every day & not only at work, but in your personal life and community too. If that sounds like you, then you've landed in the right place.

We're in the business of helping people achieve amazing things by protecting the things that matter most. And you can help us when you join our team of underwriters. They're at the center of everything we do - and by joining us, you'll be on a team known throughout the industry for providing our customers with just the right amount of coverage they need to pursue their unique interests. Your underwriting career here means collaboration, inclusivity, innovative thinking and so much more. Here, doing things the way they've always been done isn't a part of the job. Here, you'll be putting your creative insights to work with other underwriters and leaders, having a seat at the table with key decision makers. And you'll have any number of opportunities for your career to grow in whatever direction you choose.

We'll Be a Good Match if You Have:

  • A customer-first mindset, putting our customers at the center of everything you do.

  • A passion for making decisions through both analyzing h data and employing critical thinking skills.

  • A team spirit and desire to work collaboratively.

  • A financial mindset to help make the best decisions.

  • Ability to own our work and following through on commitments.

  • Ability to decipher and execute within a fluid and changing business environment.

  • An understanding of how to build relationships and trust among diverse groups.

The Hartford is seeking a highly skilled P&C Middle Market Underwriter, who is responsible for the following:

  • Manages and Underwrites a Middle Market book of business (new and renewal)

  • Analyzes agency book on quarter-to-quarter basis for potential action

  • Expertly applies all applicable Underwriting guidelines when making decisions

  • Typically manages higher volume and/or higher Total Written Premium goal compared to country-wide standard

  • Capable of underwriting highly complex business and will require limited support from senior underwriters and infrequent referral activity to complete quotes

  • Has thorough knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and governance

  • Agency Management which includes creating, driving and execution of strategies for new and/or renewal accounts (prospective book management, executes on the mix strategy, low strategy, territorial and agency sales plans, etc.)

  • Acts as a trusted advisor and solution provider to Brokers and Agents

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

  • 5 + years of P&C Middle Market Broker-facing Carrier Underwriting experience required; existing Broker relationships in Portland/Idaho/Montana a plus.

  • Demonstrated success in developing and maintaining solid relationships with all internal and external business partners

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

  • An ability to think analytically about business problems, make recommendations and propose solutions

  • High energy self-starter, who is resilient and has an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Demonstration of solid time, organizational, and desk management skills

  • Goal-oriented and delivers outcomes

  • Ability to challenge the status quo and compete to win

  • Superior technical knowledge and sound decision-making and analytical skills

  • Position title and tier will be determined upon careful review of selected candidate's qualifications

Compensation

At The Hartford, our compensation philosophy is simple: we pay competitive base salaries and reward performance with additional opportunities for annual or more frequent incentive payments. Our incentive plans recognize employee contributions, results achieved and behaviors demonstrated. We reinforce performance through differentiated compensation and rewards. In accordance with Colorado EPEWA, the salary range for this role is $90,000-$130,000, commensurate with experience.

Benefits

Our company's success is due to our employees' dedication and passion for their work. They're our greatest asset. That's why we're committed to offering employees and their families a comprehensive benefits package and award-winning well-being programs. By helping our employees achieve their full potential, we unlock our own. Visit https://www.thehartford.com/careers/benefits for details.

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