Commercial Underwriter

1 month ago
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Umialik Insurance Company, a member of the Western National Insurance Group, is seeking an experienced, detailed oriented, and analytical Commercial Lines Underwriter to write and retain commercial lines accounts, both new and renewals, while enhancing profitability of our portfolio.


Position will be responsible for:

  • Developing a commercial lines book of business with assigned agencies, using established practices, processes, procedures, and authority level to analyze operations and exposures of different types of risks to modify, renew, and write new policies of medium complexity. 
  • Researches and analyzes to develop practical underwriting solutions consistent with organizational objectives. 
  • Will utilize understanding of risk and exposures to identify opportunities to maximize assigned territory loss ratio and growth objectives. 
  • Builds and maintains strong agency relationships. Regularly travels to assigned agent locations to develop agency partnerships, promote/negotiate higher agency ranking position, and to develop an increasing number of high performing agencies. 



• Bachelor’s degree in Insurance, Finance or equivalent 
• Intermediate MS Word/Excel experience
• Basic/Intermediate ImageRight and PointIn knowledge
• Strong understanding of commercial lines rating methodology, insurance marketplace and emerging industry issues, commercial insurance underwriting industry practices, standards, and underwriting concepts
• Strong negotiation and relationship building skills
• Analytical with ability to exercise sound business judgment
• Able to multitask and solve problems
• Proficient oral and written communication skills


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