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Underwriter - Philadelphia & Plano Texas.

Posted 8/3/2020

Job Summary:

The Distinguished Programs Underwriter is responsible for risk selection, pricing and policy construction for accounts in accordance with the underwriting standards, program guidelines and designated underwriting authority. The Underwriter must balance working independently and as a team player to achieve the established Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and Service Level Agreement (SLA) parameters. Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:


  • Analyze and evaluate applicants to ensure proper risk selection
  • Calculate and negotiate premium to ensure rate adequacy
  • Construct a policy with terms and conditions specific to underwriting requirements and applicant’s exposures
  • Adhere within underwriting guidelines, authority, compliance requirements and procedures
  • Build new business pipeline through outbound interaction with brokers
  • Manage renewal list to maximize policy retention
  • Maintain effective communication with internal and external customers
  • Provide and create solutions for a broad range of customer inquiries
  • Promote teamwork and organizational success
  • Obtain, understand and share market intel and trends
  • Deliver the highest level of customer experience with external and internal customers
  • Navigate our online broker portal to complete tasks and troubleshoot
  • Identify opportunities to improve underwriting efficiencies
  • Participate in projects as requested


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum two to five years of commercial insurance underwriting experience preferred
  • Insurance license and professional designations preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including negotiation skills
  • Self-driven, detail oriented, and strong organizational skills including time-management and prioritization
  • Some travel required