Senior Underwriter - Westchester Programs

Chubb Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 2 weeks ago

Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise and local operations globally.


  • Fundamentals of coverage, terms and conditions. Ability to analyze coverage, terms and conditions which generate a profit for the Company while meeting the needs of the customer.

  • Risk Assessment. Ability to identify risk exposures, special or common hazards, and appropriate controls. Ability to select risks based on exposure and risk analysis. Ability to analyze claims and quantify losses.

  • Financial proficiency. Understanding of financial statements and ratios used in risk analysis. Understanding of insurance financial fundamentals; impact of underwriting decisions on company assets.

  • Actuarial fundamentals. Ability to understand loss trends, loss triangles, and ratemaking. Ability to quantify risk based on experience history and forecasting methods.

  • Marketing and Communications. Ability to sell and negotiate to achieve bottom line profitability for the Company. Ability to make presentations and communicate articulately. Ability to base communications on strategic thinking. Ability to manage underwriting decisions in relation to producer strategy.

  • Systems and programs. Ability to use systems and software programs needed to conduct daily business.

KEY OBJECTIVE: Under limited supervision, primary responsibility is to underwrite individual risks presented for referral and be responsible for broader underwriting for MGAs / programs under management.

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to):

  • Manages referrals from MGAs / program partners

  • Implements broader underwriting strategies in cooperation with the internal Program team

  • Works in close cooperation with the internal Program Manager, Compliance and Filings, Loss Control, Actuarial, Claims and other internal business members

  • Periodically reviews coverages and underwriting guidelines for respective programs

  • Provides training and guidance to MGA underwriters as needed

  • Participates in program underwriting audits and other meetings with the MGA as required


  • 5-7 years underwriting experience

  • Experience underwriting multiple lines of insurance

  • Bachelor's degree


  • Knowledge of insurance industry

  • Knowledge of underwriting concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Negotiation skills

  • Marketing skills

  • Basic leadership skills

Chubb strives to offer a diverse and inclusive and rewarding work environment. Teamwork and mutual respect are central to how Chubb operates, and we believe the best solutions draw upon diverse perspectives, experiences and skills. We operate in such a way where everyone, regardless of their singular background has the opportunity to contribute to our collective success.

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