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Axis Assistant Underwriter, Renewable Energy in New York, New York

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital – a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk taking and superior risk adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

At AXIS, we believe that we are only as strong as our people. We strive to create an inclusive and welcoming culture where employees of all backgrounds and from all walks of life feel comfortable and empowered to be themselves. This means that we bring our whole selves to work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodation is available upon request for candidates taking part in the selection process.

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital – a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk taking and superior risk adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

Job Summary

AXIS Renewables is seeking a dynamic individual to join a strategic team of renewable energy underwriters operating in one of the fastest-growing segments of the specialty insurance industry. We currently invite applications for the role of Assistant Underwriter in New York.

Operating under the supervision of a seasoned Renewable Energy Underwriter, the Assistant Underwriter will act within established guidelines and processes to support the growth of the company’s U.S. Renewable Energy business.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review and prepare new submissions and renewals, verify that all necessary data required for the underwriting process is received

  • Review cat modelling output and collaborate with cat modelling team as required deal flow

  • Assist underwriters and underwriting assistants with entering, checking and monitoring of broker and client data

  • Compare expiring contracts to submissions and highlight any inconsistencies for the underwriter

  • Verify if the contract wording is in line with the underwriter’s authorization

  • Assist in the analyses of business relationships, including broker and reinsurer relationships

  • Prepare documentation for clients / broker visits / market events and conferences

  • Assist underwriters in client audits and prepare files for internal and external audits

  • Prepare special acceptances and endorsements for referral to underwriters

  • Assure proper organization of underwriting files (both hard and electronic copies)

REQUIRED EDUCATION/TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:

  • Highly motivated self-starter who can quickly assess marketplace opportunities and analyze and assess those opportunities for the benefit of AXIS and its clients

  • 1-2 years’ experience in either specialty insurance, or the renewable energy industry is desirable

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

  • Demonstrated rigor and work ethic

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Ability to multi-task and manage conflicting priorities

  • Excellent team-working skills

  • Accurate and diligent working approach

  • Self-initiated and high motivation; proactively addressing of issues

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