Executive Contract UW, Surety - South

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Baltimore, MD, US, 21202

Area of Expertise:  Underwriting
Unit:  Allianz Trade
Employing Entity:  Euler Hermes North America Insurance Com
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Remote working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  42389
Position Cluster: 

 

Reporting Line: Regional Vice President – Contract

 

Responsible and accountable for the marketing and underwriting of Surety portfolio within your region for the Allianz Trade North America Surety Team. The Surety Manager is responsible for maintaining existing and developing new broker relationships, effectively marketing Allianz Trade Surety’s capabilities, underwriting profitable business in the U.S., and assisting in mentoring, training, and developing junior underwriters.

 

Key Responsibilities and Duties

 

  • Working with their Regional Vice President (RVP), executing the established strategic business plan to maintain and expand Allianz Trade’s Surety business in the United States.
  • Developing and underwriting a profitable portfolio of Surety business through active engagement in the Surety marketplace with existing and new broker relationships in the local market.
  • Documenting all decisions and recommendations consistently and transparently.
  • Conducting account and portfolio underwriting activities in a manner consistent with underwriting guidelines and portfolio management requirements established by Allianz Trade.
  • Collaborating with colleagues across the Americas and internationally in order to fully leverage surety capabilities and existing customer base.
  • Actively travel to attend broker and agency visits, industry groups, and local surety events, as requested by the RVP.
  • Participate and lead in internal projects and initiatives as requested by the RVP.
  • Collaborating with RVP in training and mentoring underwriters

 

Required Qualifications and Skills

 

  • College degree with emphasis in business, economics, or finance
  • 5+ years of industry experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in surety in the U.S. in your local market.
  • Established track record developing business with brokers and strong relationships with them.
  • Proven ability to underwrite and grow a Surety portfolio.
  • Recognized expertise in the underwriting of surety accounts and risks.
  • Proven track record of successful underwriting results
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, service-driven environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal, in order to establish a market presence
  • Must be willing and able to travel within assigned territory

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Nearest Major Market: Baltimore