• Underwriter/Senior Underwriter

    Entity Arch Insurance Group Inc (U.S.)
    Job Locations US-CT-Hartford
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  • The Position

    The P&C Programs Underwriter is responsible for the execution of all underwriting initiatives and directives in the P&C Programs division, which are developed in coordination with the VP of Underwriting, P&C Programs.  This position is responsible for insuring referrals for assigned programs are underwritten in alignment with program goals and strategies.  The underwriter will consistently review program results; claim activity; referrals and marketplace intel to make recommendations to appropriate Program Mgr. and VP, Underwriting that will improve the results of assigned programs.


    Job Responsibilities

    • Works effectively within assigned authority delegation, including recommendations for amendments as appropriate
    • Program specifics underwriting review and approval, declination or other recommendation for Program Administrator generated referrals within authority
    • Provides recommendations to VP, Underwriting and Program Manager for program specific or division wide underwriting amendments to coverage, pricing and underwriting approach as necessary
    • Works collaboratively on behalf of P&C Programs with other underwriting support teams within Arch including Property, Ceded Re; Product, Corporate Underwriting, Actuarial and Compliance
    • Assists Program Manager with in person or remote underwriting audits of assigned programs.  When appropriate assists on other programs for peer audits
    • Independently represents the division to internal and external constituents on underwriting issues or projects that impact assigned programs
    • Collaborate with Program Managers in annual planning process and ongoing measurement to insure plans and results are in alignment with underwriting strategies for each program
    • When requested, assist or lead with special projects to improve underwriting results within P&C Programs or corporately
    • Travel up to 15% is expected for external (Program Administrator visits and events) and internal meetings (Jersey City, NJ for support unit meetings and professional development training)

    Required Skills/Experience

    • Minimum 3+ years commercial lines underwriting experience, 5+ years preferred
    • Communication skills
    • Technical job skills
    • Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Strategic Thinking


    • Bachelors Degree

    The Company

    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, Australia and South Africa, 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.


    Arch Insurance employs a disciplined underwriting approach and prudent risk selection across all types of business. Our mission is to provide our insureds with superb coverage and claims handling through careful and diligent underwriting of risks and business-friendly solutions. Across our global operations, Arch Insurance employees are ready to meet your needs with professionalism and excellence.


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