ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop, mentor and coach a team of UWs on SECURA policies, procedures and products
Administer performance reviews for associates, including developing career objectives, addressing performance issues and providing rewards and recognition for exceptional performance
Perform ongoing file reviews as requested by UW Directors and communicate individual results to UWs and UW Directors. May also participate in state underwriting audits as scheduled by the Training and UW Directors
Exercise authority on account referrals for hazard grade, limits, complexity, coverage, premium modifiers and reinsurance as delegated by the UW Directors
Consistently show ability to meet or exceed the annual financial targets of the assigned Commercial Lines team
Underwrite a territory of select agencies as assigned by the UW Director
Coordinate and assist in the backup plan when UW is out of the office
Actively participate in key projects as assigned by the VPUW and/or UW Directors
Communicate and negotiate with agents, Market Managers and external contacts
Actively participate in joint UW/CSS Supervisor meetings
Ability to use basic spreadsheet and word-processing programs.
Ability and willingness to mentor and train others while demonstrating competencies in team building, leadership and problem solving.
Superior written and verbal communication skills required.
Excellent negotiation skills and the ability to interpret financial statements, credit reports, and similar documents. Understands the basic concepts associated with rate reviews and the financial performance of a book of business.
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Ability to establish solid working relationships with internal and external customers.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: