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Underwriting Manager

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Copperpoint Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 4 months ago


Responsible for the overall underwriting, profit, growth and retention of new and renewal business that is consistent with the strategy of the company. Recruit, coach and develop underwriting staff to achieve individual, department and company objectives.


  • Develops, implements, monitors and executes underwriting strategies to support the organization's objectives.

  • Maintain a strong understanding of the marketplace, pricing and product offerings as well as demographic trends and report any changes that may impact the company's position in the market and develop mitigation plans where appropriate.

  • Sustain a thorough working knowledge of all company operations such as underwriting guidelines, procedures and tools, and policy and coverage provisions.

  • Establishes, monitors and provides pricing guidance on new and renewal business to assure long-term profitability.

  • Extensive knowledge of profitability, growth and risk concepts.

  • Develop staff through effective coaching and mentoring to maximize individual employee contributions for achievement of personal and company goals.

  • Provide feedback and technical guidance to underwriters and/or underwriting assistants.

  • Conduct file reviews on a regular basis to identify training or coaching opportunities.

  • Participate in agency selection and review process.

  • Develops strong internal and external relationships with various business partners including Claims, Loss Control, Agency Management, Premium Audit, PACTS, etc.


  • Strong business and financial acumen.

  • Ability to effectively influence internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead self and others through change.

  • Knowledge of insurance principles, rates, rules, forms, procedures, regulations, coverages and business processes.

  • Analyze complex administrative or business problems, evaluate alternatives, and make appropriate recommendations.

  • Models self-leadership that encourages open, honest dialogue and leverages diverse strengths of self and others.

  • Communicates in a clear, relevant and timely manner that promotes common understanding and engages stakeholders.

  • Creates and manages synergistic relationships to achieve shared business objectives.

  • Attracts and leverages top talent to create an innovative, high performance environment.

  • Analyzes complex business problems and assesses decision impacts to determine appropriate solutions.Identifies and embraces opportunities to deliver competitive products and customer service.

  • Executes effectively with clearly defined vision and measures of success.xcellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively exchange information with underwriting team, internal and external stakeholders and senior management.

  • BS/BA college degree. The knowledge and skill levels acquired through undergraduate level studies especially in the areas of business administration, finance or marketing.

  • 8 years of P & C insurance industry experience with increasing repsonsiblity and prior supervisory experience-preferred.

About CopperPoint Insurance Company:

Rated A- "Excellent" by A.M. Best, is the state's premier provider of workers' compensation insurance. CopperPoint has begun to offer other additional commercial insurance products as well as offering worker's compensation insurance in other Western states. CopperPoint promotes a cul

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Underwriting Manager

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