Program Manager

Location
Hartford, Connecticut (US)
Salary
commensurate with experience
Posted
Mar 09, 2018
Closes
May 08, 2018
Ref
1423
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Manager

Global insurance company has an opportunity for a highly motivated individual interested in having oversight authority to ensure the profitable growth of an assigned book of managing general agents.   The ideal candidate will be interested in working within a collaborative team environment while engaging with clients on a day to day basis while working on complex national accounts. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Commercial Lines Program Manager will develop underwriting guidelines.
  • Perform complex pricing while creating financial designs.
  • Commercial Lines Program Manager will manage complex National Accounts.
  • Manages agents through examining and evaluating accounts in accordance with company underwriting guidelines.
  • Commercial Lines Program Manager will act as liaison to multiple departments throughout the organization.
  • Act as Project leader for multiple programs.
  • Build effective working relationships with assigned agency personnel as well as internal team members.
  • Commercial Lines Program Manager independently researches and evaluates information to determine risk acceptability, exposures and underwriting information to make logical decisions that support company strategy and guidelines.
  • Effectively communicates and negotiates underwriting and pricing objectives to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Commercial Lines Program Manager will drive new business and renewal opportunities through effective marketing and sales skills.
  • Complete agency audits within company guidelines to ensure compliance to underwriting and pricing standards for agents with delegated underwriting authority.
  • Travel- required for marketing visits, conducting audits or annual reviews.
  • Commercial Lines Program Manager will attend agency conferences, organizes seminars and breakout sessions.
  • Participate and lead special projects related to onboarding new programs.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 2 years of commercial insurance underwriting related experience.
  • Must have experience and be confident with customer facing responsibilities.
  • Knowledge and application of negotiation techniques for day-to-day interactions with agents and customers to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Multiline Underwriting and exposure to variety of business segments preferred.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge and exposure to insurance agency operations.
  • Knowledge of complex coverage features such as large deductibles and their impact on coverage and pricing.
  • Program or Managing General Agency experience preferred.
  • CPCU, ARM, or AU industry designations in progress or intentions to pursue.

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