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Senior Underwriting Manager, Excess Casualty West Region

Company: Liberty Mutual
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Advance Your Underwriting career at Liberty Mutual Insurance - A Fortune 100 Company!

Manages a regional Excess Casualty team focused on general industries in order to grow profitably. Focuses efforts on operating with efficiency, developing multi-line expertise, and growing profitably. Leads the selection, development, and performance management of underwriting staff; fosters expertise through training, development, coaching and mentoring mechanisms.

  • Execute the underwriting segment strategy for a geographic territory to attain profit, quality, growth, diversification, and other operational objectives.
  • Ensure underwriters focus efforts on sources of profitable growth; build and strengthen underwriter expertise on multi-line accounts;.
  • Ensure that submissions are triaged, prioritized and skill-based routing practices enable the right underwriters to work the submissions in the right order.
  • Analyze proposals prepared by underwriters for quality, compliance and execution against appetite; uses letters of authority to provide approval for risk selection and acceptance, coverage, and price.
  • Evaluates underwriting performance based on scorecard factors, including profitability, multi-line diversification, rate, loss ratios, expenses, reserve adequacy, and reinsurance.
  • Lead the selection, ongoing development, and performance management; ensure that underwriting managers foster expertise through referral, coaching, mentoring and other mechanisms.
  • Maintain underwriting guidelines, compliance and controls for the territory; oversee audits of underwriter performance.

Advanced knowledge of commercial property & casualty products including competitive conditions; insurance operations; finance and actuarial concepts; regulatory environment; reinsurance; account management; underwriting; producer management; and industry trends. Ability to plan, organize and get work done through others; work cross-functionally and build relationships by engaging and motivating people; negotiate; influence others; be approachable; communicate effectively (listening, verbal, written, presentations, etc.) and project confidence; Ability to adapt, learn quickly, and respond effectively to varied and intense challenges as normally acquired through an advanced degree or equivalent training, 10 or more years of relevant experience, some of which should be in a leadership/ management capacity. Professional designations (e.g. CPCU/ARM) preferred.

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.

Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a "Great Place to Work" by Great Place to Work US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" onIDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates-as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit:

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Liberty Mutual, Plano , Senior Underwriting Manager, Excess Casualty West Region, Other , Plano, Texas

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