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Executive Underwriter - Engineering - Chicago
##Underwrite profitable new and renewal business to meet Engineering targets regionally including global elements;~crlf~##Ownership of large accounts/clients, including negotiation of participation, pricing and terms and conditions;~crlf~##Train and develop team and referral point for underwriters;~crlf~##Develop and maintain strong relationships with brokers and clients;~crlf~##Specialized technical expertise/lead for at least one sub-LoB; and~crlf~##Work effectively within the global matrix.
##Underwrite large new and renewal accounts to meet top and bottom line targets (regionally and/or globally). ~crlf~##Negotiate participation, pricing and terms and conditions with brokers. ~crlf~##Proactively manage capacity.~crlf~##Underwrite and evaluate Natural Catastrophe Accumulation, ensuring an understanding of catastrophe modelling and interpretation of scenarios for Engineering. ~crlf~##Underwrite International Insurance Programs for Engineering.~crlf~##Specialized technical expertise/lead for multiple sub-LoBs.~crlf~##Underwrite in line with Engineering governance framework (e.g., Underwriting Authorities, global MSU, Underwriting Guidelines, Rules and Principles).~crlf~##Ensure contract certainty is achieved on all accounts at time of inception.~crlf~##Ensure utilization of global pricing tools.~crlf~##Ensure placing and binding of FAC Reinsurance prior to policy inception.~crlf~##Ensure accurate policy documentation issued to broker (where AGCS responsibility to do so) or broker has issued documentation (where broker responsibility).~crlf~##Ensure file is established (whether electronic or paper) and maintained for each risk and transaction handled.~crlf~##Proactively support completion of policy administration and credit control processes.~crlf~##Contribute to development and execution of regional Underwriting strategy for Engineering regionally.~crlf~##Train, develop and coach experienced staff (including Senior Underwriters).~crlf~##Manage complex referrals from underwriters and spokes and re-underwrite complex business as appropriate.~crlf~##Delegate work as appropriate.~crlf~##Proactively drive acquisition of new business and retention of existing business for large/key clients (including client and broker negotiations where necessary).~crlf~##Proactively liaise with MMC on market management initiatives.~crlf~##Positively represent AGCS externally to the market with key brokers/distribution channels.~crlf~##Proactively drive involvement of functional areas in Underwriting process, including MMC, ARC, Claims, and Operations.~crlf~##Develop and maintain strong relationships with key brokers and clients and other relevant stakeholders (e.g., risk managers).~crlf~~crlf~
##Bachelor Degree preferably in Economics, Finance, Insurance Management, Engineering/Technical or Business Administration; ~crlf~##Completion of professional insurance qualification (e.g., CII);~crlf~##Significant experience in Underwriting profitable Engineering business;~crlf~##Specialized expert understanding of multiple sub-LoB products and portfolio;~crlf~##Demonstrable, established relationships with brokers at peer group level and well established within market;~crlf~##Specialized understanding of regional/local Engineering insurance markets and competitor landscape, including global elements;~crlf~##Good understanding of legal and regulatory framework;~crlf~##Experience working in a complex, global matrix organization;~crlf~##Ability to assess risk inherent exposures and natural hazards relevant to Engineering;~crlf~##Analyze current performance against benchmarks applying how the market operates and functions, the business needs and customer needs;~crlf~##Design, develop and implement consistent, robust wordings;~crlf~##Robust understanding of policy administration life cycle, information collection, policy issuance, premium bookings, credit control, cancellation;~crlf~##Ability to analyze highly complex data, from multiple sources, in detail; identify and resolve issues before they transpire;~crlf~##Ability to express ideas and messages clearly, both written and verbally;~crlf~##Ability to "sell" an improvised or prepared audience winning story;~crlf~##Use general office application tools e.g. Power Point, Excel, and Word; and~crlf~##Ability to persuade and motivate others to act, without executive authority.~crlf~~crlf~
Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz Group's dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business. AGCS provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Aviation (incl. Space), Energy, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (incl. International Insurance Programs).
Worldwide, AGCS operates in 30 countries with own units and in over 210 countries and territories through the Allianz Group network and partners. In 2016, it employed around 5,000 people and provided insurance solutions to more than three quarters of the 'Fortune Global 500' companies, writing a total of €7.6 billion gross premium worldwide.~crlf~~crlf~AGCS SE is rated AA by Standard & Poor’s and A+ by A.M. Best.~crlf~~crlf~More information about careers at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty can be found at www.agcs.allianz.com/careers~crlf~~crlf~
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