MAPFRE Insurance Commercial Lines Underwriter II (Miami, FL) in Miami, Florida

Commercial Lines Underwriter II (Miami, FL)

Location:​ Miami, FL

Job Summary

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Commercial Lines Underwriter II

A higher level commensurate with experience will be considered.

*Preferred location is Miami. Will consider candidates in Jacksonville or Orlando.

Profitably manages risk selection in assigned Commercial Lines underwriting territory through analysis of the information presented. Selects, declines or provides alternatives for the risks reviewed and exercises judgment in pricing acceptable risks and binding the company to exposures within the scope of their authority. Underwrites in one or more states.

Performs agency management responsibilities that involve analyzing, monitoring, and evaluating assigned agencies to identify concerns or trends within a book of business. Works with assigned agencies to influence the overall profitability, quality and composition of the book of business and adherence to the company's objectives. Provides assistance to unit members in achieving service and production standards. Researches technical underwriting issues and problems in order to provide alternatives and solutions. Develops information regarding market conditions and overall industry knowledge. Provides technical assistance and training to develop underwriting personnel.

Job Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree or professional level of knowledge in a specialized field, or equivalent, related experience.

  • Experience: 0 - 2 years - or Associates Degree equivalent plus 2 - 4 years.

  • Knowledge: General knowledge of industry practices, standards, and concepts within field of work. Applies them to perform work requiring analytical business skills.

  • Decision Making: Makes decisions related to a wide variety of situations within management limits. Interprets guidelines and procedures, applying judgment and discretion. Decisions influence portions of a project, client relationships and/or expenditures.

  • Supervision Received: Works independently under general supervision. Work is reviewed for overall adequacy in performing tasks.

  • Leadership: May provide training and guidance to less experienced staff.

  • Problem Solving /Operations/Direct Work Involvement: Develops solutions to a variety of problems, typically of moderate scope and complexity. Refers to and interprets policies and practices for guidance.

  • Client Contacts: Contacts other departments and or external organizations or parties frequently. Contacts are primarily at or below upper management levels. Represents organization on specific projects. Communication may involve persuasion, and negotiation.

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Prior experience as a Commercial Lines Underwriter I or equivalent at another insurer, or underwriting services supervisor is required. Demonstrates ability to exercise business judgement, effective oral and written communications, sales and negotiations skills, analytical skills, and time management within the current job assignment.

MAPFRE is committed to recognizing our employees as our most valuable resource. We know our employees are the foundation for our accomplishments. That’s why we offer so many opportunities to share in the success they help us achieve.

We are MAPFRE. We are people who take care of people.

If you require an accommodation for a disability so that you may participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact the MAPFRE Insurance Talent Acquisition team at talentacquisition@mapfreusa.com.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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