Chubb Dir, Underwriting in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/5738303 Combined Insurance, a Chubb Company is seeking a Director, Underwriting to join our fast-paced, high energy, and growing company. For nearly 100 years in the insurance industry, our company has been passionate about serving our customers and providing them peace of mind and protection when they need it the most. Come build your career here, along with other positive, hard-working, talented professionals?just like you!Summary:nThis position will be responsible for the underwriting of our Worksite Group Voluntary Benefits products to include Disability Income, Accident, Critical Illness, and Universal Life. This position will correlate risk factors to underwriting standards in determining acceptance of risk within service and production standards. He/she will partner with Chief, UW and AVP, UW to develop, implement, and maintain modern, best in class underwriting standards. Responsibilities:


+ Solicit new and renewal submissions from sales leaders and brokers; achieve profitable growth through effective use of underwriting and business skills

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+ Evaluate and select new risks based on established company/departmental guidelines and within delegated authority

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+ Identify risk exposures and appropriate controls

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+ Maintain performance standards and meet satisfactory quote turnaround time

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+ Partner with sales leaders and brokers to generate new business revenues by developing prospects, visiting brokers, and participating in presentations

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+ Collaborate with sales leaders and other internal departments to foster a constructive working relationship

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+ Conduct loss frequency analysis; identify, analyze and provide plan for corrective action as necessary

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+ Guide and mentor junior staff.

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+ Effectively negotiate and secure policy terms that align with the company directives, especially utilizing new product and service offerings to bring value to the client.

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+ Coordinate strategy and work collaboratively with other aligned business functions including sales, operations, actuarial, and claims.

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+ Determine terms and conditions and complex rating plans

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+ Handle more complex files and portfolios within underwriting authority


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