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The Chubb Corporation

VP Underwriting - Commercial Insurance, Rochester

The Chubb Corporation - Rochester, NY

Job Description
VP Underwriting - Commercial Insurance, Rochester \r
The Commercial Insurance Underwriting Manager is responsible for directing the day to day operation of the underwriting team and managing the overall $50m (approx.) Commercial Insurance book of business for the Rochester Branch. This includes underwriting guidance/expertise, staff development, performance management, marketing and agency relationships, and expense management. RESPONSIBILITIES Lead the Group and Individual Underwriting departments, evaluate and make risk approve/deny decisions. Lead the New Business and Policy Issue functions Coordinate day to day activities to achieve goals and insure service levels are maintained Insure quality, productivity and turnaround metrics are met Improve efficiencies in process flow and automation Insure effective collaboration and coordination with the internal business partners, customers and vendors for areas managed Project Management as assigned Budget/Expense Management Key liaison for onboarding new business with sales channels and the end clients. Responsible for addressing career and training needs on an individual and operational basis.  Assesses staff members’ critical strengths and development areas and uses this information to support operations.

Job Requirements
COMPETENCIES Client, Quality and Service Focus Advanced marketing and sales skills In-depth knowledge of underwriting products and concepts, as evidence by 5-7 years’ experience in the insurance arena or related field. Management experience preferred. Proven ability to manage and lead underwriting and administrative staff. Ability to work collaboratively and influence others. Strong understanding of field distribution plant (broker, regional, independent agents) Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships. Ability to manage projects. Ability to manage conflict/resolution and problem solving. Ability to align people and resources with strategic priorities. Undergraduate degree required SKILLS Strong interpersonal skills Strong organizational skills with emphasis on attention to technical detail Strong Microsoft Office skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and management Ability to manage multiple functions Performance management/staff development skills including coaching, conducting mid-year and annual reviews, influencing staff, and conflict management

9 days 19 hours ago

The Chubb Corporation


VP Underwriting - Commercial Insurance, Rochester The Chubb Corporation - Rochester, NY, United States


Location: Rochester, NY

Company Profile:
For more than 130 years, the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies has been delivering exceptional property and casualty insurance products and services to businesses and individuals around the world. Today, we are the 12th largest property and casualty insurer in the United States and have a worldwide network of some 120 offices in 26 countries staffed by 10,200 employees. The Chubb Corporation reported $52.2 billion in assets and $13.6 billion in revenues in 2012. According to Fortune magazine, Chubb is the 202nd largest U.S.-based corporation.