Axis Underwriter/Senior Underwriter, Commercial Management Solutions 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.
The Underwriter/Senior Underwriter, Commercial Management Solutions (CMS) will act within established guidelines, market, analyze, review, evaluate and monitor new and renewal of public and private company Management Liability business, including D&O, Employment Practices, Fiduciary and Crime for the East Region.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
o Prospects new business targets and opportunities and develops strategies to procure new business.
o Manages personal book of business with regard to new lines, renewals.
o Forms and develops new broker relationships, as well as maintains and strengthens existing relationships with brokers operating within the East Region.
o Underwrites individual risks. Develops appropriate limit structure, retention, pricing and endorsement recommendations within underwriting guidelines. Refers to supervisor for approval.
o Meets established divisional servicing objectives related to quote turnaround, policy issuance, phone management, renewal management, file maintenance, and documentation.
o Perform required marketing calls through regular broker visits, as well as client meetings.
o Cross-market with all product lines within AXIS
o Continue to develop and update product and underwriting knowledge.
o May participate in projects, other duties or similar work as required.
Required Education/Training & Experience:
o Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Professional designations preferred (RPLU, CPCU, etc).
o Seeking a candidate with 2-5+ years’ experience in underwriting Management Liability coverage lines, or related Professional Lines experience
o Advanced technical expertise, underwriting skills and knowledge of insurance and underwriting principles, practices and procedures. Experience should include ability to assess company financials, analyze stock metrics, manuscript forms and manage individual portfolios.
Other desired skills and characteristics:
o Excellent communication and marketing skills.
o Strong presentation skills and computer skills.
o Established broker contacts and relationships
Rewarding. Challenging. Meaningful.
We are shaping the direction of Insurance and Reinsurance during a critical and exciting time for the industry.
Whether you are a student approaching graduation or a seasoned professional looking for a new environment, AXIS has the right challenges and career opportunities for you. At AXIS, we value each individual and recognize that attracting and retaining the right people is essential to the success of our company.
We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes medical plans for employees and their families, health and wellness programs, retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and much more.