• Assistant Vice President, High Excess Workers’ Compensation

    Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-Los Angeles
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  • The Position

    Arch Insurance is a global insurer offering our clients superior coverage and service. We embody the Arch guiding principle of focusing on retaining experienced and talented employees to differentiate us from the rest of the pack. Our group operates from offices in the US, Canada, Bermuda, UK, and Australia providing specialty risk solutions to clients worldwide across a wide range of industries. With over ten years of operating history and strong financial ratings, our track record remains solid.


    The AVP-HEC will be responsible for the underwriting, operational, business development, producer management and underwriting compliance of excess workers’ compensation in the Western Region. The AVP-HEC position has direct responsibility for the successful development and growth of the producer relationships within the region as well as key influence and input regarding performance management and skill development of the High Excess Workers’ Compensation regional staff. The AVP-HEC is directly responsible for the underwriting decision-making performance for High Excess Workers’ Compensation business and accountable for the consistent and proficient understanding, internal and external communication and monitoring of the High Excess Workers’ Compensation’s business unit underwriting strategies within the Western Region.



    Job Responsibilities

    • Develop strong relationships with producers in order to successfully manage regional business.
    • Monitor/influence and consistently/proficiently execute departmental underwriting strategies to develop and maintain a profitable book for the business underwritten in the region.
    • Strong performance management skills for his/her team.
    • Strong customer-service focus with the ability to instill same in others.
    • Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills in both internal and external interactions.
    • Monitor/influence submission management, timely quoting, account retentions and thorough file compliance/documentation per BU strategies/Arch guidelines.

    Desired Skills/Experience


    • Strong technical underwriting skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
    • Effectively prioritize work with ability to meet deadlines in fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.


    • Bachelors Degree preferably in Economics, Business, Finance, or Accounting
    • A minimum of 10 years of excess workers’ compensation or alternative risk transfer underwriting experience required
    • Recognized underwriting qualifications (e.g., CPCU, ARM) or MBA preferred

    Arch complies with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance when considering qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records for positions in our San Francisco office.


    Arch complies with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance when considering Qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories for positions in our Los Angeles office.




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