• Programs Assistant

    Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
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  • Overview

    The Company


    Arch Re is a well-capitalized, leading diversified insurer that focuses on supplying significant capacity to the global reinsurance marketplace. We have the worldwide reach, agility and resources to support ceding companies capitalizing on changing market conditions and new opportunities in various lines and geographic areas around the globe. Our business strategy keeps operational controls tight and costs low, helping to maximize efficiencies for our broker partners. A subsidiary of Arch Capital Group Ltd., Arch Re has been recognized by clients around the globe for providing expert underwriting, skilled claims management, outstanding service and world-class product offerings.


    Arch Capital Group Ltd. is a Bermuda-based company which provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance on a worldwide basis through its wholly owned subsidiaries. Arch offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package. Additionally, Arch is committed to helping its associates create what’s next by providing access to a variety of programs supporting your professional development and a culture that encourages innovation, collaboration and professional growth. We seek talent that thinks innovatively, values collaboration and will go the extra mile to serve our customers and develop our company.


    The Position

    Arch Re Fac’s Program Assistant is an integral part of the Arch Re Fac Programs Team, and its purpose of supporting ARF home-office staff in Farmington, and production staff department-wide, in the administration and underwriting of Program business (automatic facilities, pseudo-treaties, binding agreements, etc.) The Program Assistant also provides back-office support relative to the Program portfolio for the Finance and Claims areas of the company.


    Job Responsibilities

    • Supporting the administration may include:
      • Clear opportunities against existing department activity
      • Gather information and organize to facilitate the underwriters’ analysis
      • Interact with clients to obtain and/or verify opportunity’s information
      • Provide timely and accurate contract drafts and synopsis of changes in subsequent draft
      • Ensure all items on the Program checklist are dealt with for each opportunity by the appropriate resources and that all Program entries in ARF’s paperless documentation system are appropriately filed and labeled
      • Timely and accurate compilation of exposure information on in-force programs into central tracking repository
      • Follow-up with clients to chase down late bordereaux
      • Configure and maintain facilities within ARF’s web-based client transaction porta
    • Supporting the underwriting may include:
      • Preliminary analysis of Program opportunities, including rating and documentation of any assumptions made therein
      • Exposure interpretation and input into department systems/tools
      • Customization of tools to make more applicable to case at hand
    • Back-office support may include:
      • Provide timely and accurate written and estimated premium reports
      • Input key accounting data elements in premium tracking system


    Desired Skills

    • Strong communication skills with attention to detail
    • Ability to prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Advanced skills in Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook

    Required Education/Experience 

    • Bachelor's degree degree in related field 
    • 2+ years of experience in the insurance experience required 


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