Underwriting Specialist Middle Market Commercial (Seattle or Denver)

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

We are seeking a Commercial Package Underwriter to join our Middle Market underwriting team in Seattle or Denver. ~crlf~~crlf~This is the perfect role for a skilled underwriting professional who is part Sales Executive, part Innovator, part Decision Scientist, and part Customer Advocate. If you thrive on personal responsibility, love building relationships that last, and appreciate the ability to utilize your analytical skills, then why are you staying in a position where you’re an underappreciated cog in the wheel? Come join one of the largest insurance companies in the world and be a part of making something big happen in the United States.~crlf~~crlf~This position is 100% remote but will require external visibility and travel to meet with assigned Brokers.

##Drive profitable underwriting growth.~crlf~##Display a customer-oriented responsiveness and strong initiative and follow-through in managing interactions with our brokers. ~crlf~##Represent Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty on the front line, executing the Middle Market underwriting strategy in the Western US.~crlf~##Build a pipeline of profitable new business by establishing and maintaining new producer relationships.~crlf~##Effectively negotiate price and terms with key producer partners.~crlf~##Participate in key project initiatives. ~crlf~##Proactively manage capacity.~crlf~##Underwrite and evaluate Natural Catastrophe Accumulation, ensuring an understanding of catastrophe modeling and interpretation of scenarios. Assist in underwriting International Insurance Programs. ~crlf~##Write new business within our Standards of Underwriting, Underwriting Guidelines, and Rules and Principles, ensuring contract certainty is achieved on all accounts at time of inception and that when necessary, ##FAC Reinsurance placing and binding occurs prior to policy inception.~crlf~##Ensure file is established (whether electronic or paper) and maintained for each risk and transaction handled. ~crlf~##Act as the face of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty externally to the market.~crlf~##Drive involvement of functional areas in the Underwriting process, including Market Management, Allianz Risk Consulting, Claims, and Operations. Support our Product team partners in delivering innovative coverage solutions to the market.~crlf~~crlf~

##3-5 years of proven experience underwriting Commercial P&C business.~crlf~##Advanced understanding of Middle Market products and portfolio and regional/local insurance markets and competitors;~crlf~##Relationship-focused and customer-oriented with established track record with brokers at the regional and local level;~crlf~##Strong verbal and written communications skills with an ability to persuade and motivate others to act;~crlf~##Ability to utilize various web-based systems and a comfort level with Teams, OneNote, Power Point, Excel and Office 365 Suite. ~crlf~##Bachelor’s degree preferred.~crlf~~crlf~

AGCS is dedicated to offering its employees an environment open for learning and development and hosts its own Underwriting Academy to drive continued excellence in underwriting and to better understand and serve our clients’ needs.

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.~crlf~Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.~crlf~For more information, visit www.agcs.allianz.com or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.~crlf~~crlf~

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