Experience:
3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
6/12/2019
Job Category:
Finance
Underwriter - Business Insurance
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Travelers | Spokane, WA
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Job Description

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

Evaluation of complex new, renewal and endorsement activities to accept, modify, or decline. As needed, price accounts following defined best practices. Provide technical underwriting analysis and recommendations to other employees within Travelers Small Business Underwriting and Business Centers. Responsible for insuring compliance with underwriting strategies and regulatory requirements. Provide excellent customer service to agents and internal business partners. Responsible for engaging with agents to close individual transactions. Provide technical expertise in the delivery of underwriting training supporting the needs of the local Business Center teams. Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies

Business & Technical Knowledge: Strong technical multi-line underwriting skills; strong knowledge of Property/Casualty business and products. Analytical, Problem Solving & Decision Making: Manages own work; takes responsibility for decisions and actions; quantitative reasoning, critical thinking skills. Teamwork & Collaboration: Establishes strong relationships and networks within Select Business and Underwriting Centers, the Travelers Enterprise and externally. Communication: Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Organization: Strong organization and Time Management Skills - Ability to manage multiple tasks; prioritize and work effectively in a fast paced, decision oriented environment.

Job Summary

Responsible for the underwriting of Small Commercial endorsements, renewals and/or new business within delegated authority. Goals are focused on supporting key business objectives including account retention and account growth. The incumbent is accountable for underwriting in a high volume environment. Territory is countrywide. Under moderate supervision, operates within authority as delegated by the Business Center Underwriting Director. This job does not manage others

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge

4 year college degree or related insurance industry experience preferred. 2 years underwriting experience preferred.

Physical Requirements

Operates standard office equipment (Continuously) Sitting (can stand at will) (Continuously) Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key (Continuously)

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum two years property casualty insurance experience required.

About Travelers

In an uncertain world, Travelers is an insurance leader, committed to keeping pace with the ever-changing needs of our customers, and anticipating their needs for the future. There is no stronger testament to our dedication to protecting customers from loss than our continued innovation and ability to transform our industry. In fact, from the first ever auto and space travel policies and hybrid car discount, to the 2009 founding of The Travelers Institute for public policy, our history of advancements has propelled our company-and our industry-towards ever higher standards for customers. Travelers is a company that works hard at the science of what we do: we analyze information, process perspectives and measure results to create the best combination of products and services. We work equally hard at customer service and how we interact with the people whom we do business. Over the years, we've strived to earn our customers' loyalty by continually improving our abilities to listen and respond to their needs. Today, more than 150 years after our founding, Travelers is one of the nation's largest property casualty companies with more than 30,000 employees, 13,000 independent agents and 22 product lines across the personal, business, financial and international insurance segments. Travelers has become a symbol of financial strength and is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and ranks 106 on the Fortune 500. Minimizing risk, preventing loss and helping our customers prepare for the unknown, Travelers' comprehensive products, services and support give individuals and businesses the confidence they need to feel secure. For more information, please visit: http://www.travelers.com/