Underwriter, Primary Construction

Starr Companies New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 months ago

We are looking for an Underwriter to join our team at Starr Companies.

Job Description:

  • Achieve budgeted premium goals

  • Develop retail brokerage relationships- minimal, local travel is required

  • Develop client/prospect relationships minimal, local travel is required

  • Assist in the development of underwriting support staff as requested

  • Adhere to underwriting guidelines

  • Premium booking

  • Quote and binder preparation

  • Preparation and review of reports

  • Pricing of accounts

  • Complete account documentation

  • Complete Underwriting Self Audits as assigned

  • Other duties as assigned by department and Underwriting manager

Skills/Experience Required:


  • The position requires self-resilience, discipline, ability to manage a heavy workload and communicate effectively and continuously with other staff and management.

  • Minimum 3-5 years multi-line primary construction underwriting experience

  • Marketing, multi-tasking, computer skills, underwriting, production reporting, business writing, understanding of policy language and endorsements, and effective communication skills.

  • Ability to work well and communicate with other groups internally.

  • If no designations, will be required to enroll in an industry course of study within 1st year of hire.

  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills

  • Advanced knowledge in computer applications: Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Demonstrate leadership and time management skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • General knowledge of Insurance

  • WC, GL, and AL experience

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