Underwriting Specialist

American International Group Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 3 days ago

Functional Area:

UW - Underwriting

Estimated Travel Percentage (%): Up to 25%

Relocation Provided: No


Your future team

Lexington Insurance Company, the leading U.S. based Excess and Surplus Lines company, is strengthening leadership position in the E&S market. We aspire to make Lexington the best in the industry for all of our product and services; driving an end-to-end business that delivers exceptional outcomes for our brokers and clients. Lexington is the home of specialized underwriters, addressing the most challenging risks in the market, providing thought leadership and innovative solutions, supported by Claims and Operational expertise, all working together to solve our client's needs as quickly as possible.

AIG Healthcare has an opportunity for a Senior Production Specialist, specializing in Medical Malpractice and General Liability. The Specialist will be required to underwrite Primary, Umbrella and Excess lines of business. He/She is expected to work effectively both independently and as part of a team to successfully manage their book of business along with contributing to the overall profitability of the malpractice business portfolio. A Senior Production Specialist must be able to illustrate sufficient technical analysis, have a strong underwriting acumen combined with the necessary sales and marketing skills to achieve profitable growth targets. Candidate must have the ability and willingness to coach, train and develop junior staff, (if required) to their fullest potential.

Your contribution at AIG

As a Leader, you are respected for your deep technical expertise and/or ability to oversee programs and processes. You balance the needs of multiple stakeholders, making sound decisions using data analytics, experience, and judgment along with a risk mindset. Ultimately, you take ownership and are accountable for key outcomes.

  • Produce, underwrite, manage and service a profitable book of business.

  • Utilize underwriter authority in accordance with the published underwriting guidelines.

  • Handle a portfolio of renewal and new business including accounts made up of complex risks.

  • Ability to seek out and secure new and profitable business.

  • Manage and develop effective producer and client relationships throughout assigned territory.

  • Coordinate strategy and work collaboratively with other aligned business functions including claims, actuarial, and consulting.

  • Work alongside our Distribution Partners, (Business Development Managers and/or Client Directors) to effectively maximize our distribution partner network.

  • Effectively negotiate and secure policy terms that align with the company directives, especially utilizing new product and service offerings to bring value to the client.

  • Develop and manage underwriting strategies for both renewals and prospects within his/her portfolio of accounts, including knowledge of the current penetration by product, and specific plans to increase company share.

  • Provide direction and support to junior underwriters on new and renewal business.

  • Proactively foster and develop positive relationships with key customers.

  • Make internal and external presentations as necessary.

What we are looking for

  • Minimum of 8-10 years' experience within the Healthcare arena focusing on Hospitals, Allied Health and Senior Living. Knowledge of Medical Groups is an added plus.

  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • Knowledge of specialized Healthcare forms, wordings and program structures, (i.e. loss sensitive including self-insured and deductible programs).

  • Strong interpersonal skills with emphasis on collaboration and working well with others

  • Strong relationships with retail and wholesale brokerage community

  • Knowledge of the market, portfolio management, acquisition and distribution

  • Ability to maintain "audit ready" underwriting files on a timely basis.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment making quick decisions while adhering to a sound underwriting discipline

  • Ability and willingness to be highly visible in the market place and travel as necessary

  • Outcome focused, self-motivated, dependable, flexible and enthusiastic

  • Proficient working knowledge of Excel, Pivot Tables and Outlook.

It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

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