Risk Management Consultant

W.R. Berkley Corporation Houston , TX 77020

Posted 7 months ago

Company Details

W.R. Berkley Corporation is a Fortune 500 Company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company is made up of dedicated and passionate people committed to delivering the highest quality insurance products and services to specialized markets worldwide.

At Berkley One, we are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it. Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, national origin, disability, cuccgenetic information, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Responsibilities

Berkley One, a wholly owned subsidiary of W. R. Berkley Corporation, is hiring for the position of Personal Lines Risk Management Consultant. This position will primarily serve our Texas customers and reports to the Vice President of Risk Management.

Berkley One exists to insure and protect the lifestyles of a modern generation of affluence. We seek clients that are sophisticated individuals and families who require world-class risk and claims management customized to their needs, a team of select expert independent agents and innovative digital tools to keep it simple and easy. We'll blend our partners, products and capabilities with all that is Berkley, generating a modern solution for the customers we serve.

About the job

Our culture is one of innovation, creativity and teamwork. Our team is highly motivated, passionate about our business, and deeply experienced in developing and delivering product and service solutions in the personal insurance marketplace.

This role will be dedicated to helping our high net worth clientele reduce their exposure to loss. By working collaboratively with our agency partners and internal stakeholders, the Risk Management Consultant will develop customized loss prevention strategies for our clients and help ensure their assets are covered by the most appropriate levels of insurance.

The ideal candidate will have Personal Lines risk management experience in the high net worth space.

What you will do

  • Perform detailed surveys of client properties for the purpose of identifying underwriting concerns, potential hazards and most likely causes of loss, developing risk mitigation strategies, facilitating solutions to these concerns, determining appropriate levels of insurance to value and when appropriate, identify account rounding opportunities for our agency partners

  • While relying on past experience and knowledge, demonstrate expertise in managing exposures cause by water damage, homes under construction, personal safety and security, natural disasters and other perils typical to the territory and clientele

  • Clearly communicate to clients, agency partners and internal stakeholders one's findings and determinations and work to develop a plan to mitigate risk in a manner consistent with Berkley One's philosophy

  • Perform other duties intended to develop relationships with agency partners. Support Berkley One's growth in assigned territory by articulating our value proposition and services compared to the competition

Qualifications

  • Incredible empathy and understanding of the needs of our customers, both insureds and their agents alike. You will be an excellent, pro-active advocate for Berkley One customers and are passionate about their brand experience

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills. Your communication style is flexible to the situation. You communicate clearly and with a purpose

  • Calm under pressure. You have excellent organizational skills, integrity, and great follow-through on tasks. You are comfortable challenging norms while working collaboratively with colleagues at all levels of the organization

  • You have a strong sense of accountability, fun and adventure

  • Natural curiosity. You love learning how things work and you are always looking for innovative improvements

  • An analytical mind. You love to dive into the details of an account in order to craft pricing and coverage that meet underwriting guidelines, profitability models and customer needs

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in personal insurance risk management, loss control, construction, residential or commercial appraising, underwriting, property claims or a related field position

  • Ability to identify potential causes of loss and develop appropriate recommendations

  • Ability to recognize various construction practices and understand building costs and associated issues

  • Strong insurance and business acumen as well as experience in the high net worth marketplace

  • This professional position requires scheduling flexibility and occasional extended hours in order to meet the needs of the customer. Periodic overnight travel and evening or weekend appointments may be required

  • Advanced proficiency with the Microsoft suite of products and prior experience using e2value or other valuation software

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