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Underwriting Operations E&S in New York at QBE

Date Posted: 6/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    New York
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Contribute to the development of the Risk Mgt P and C business by underwriting insurance risks, monitoring and reporting on progress, identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and recommending and implementing actions to contribute to portfolio growth and profitability.
  • Contribute to the execution of timely and efficient operational underwriting activities within area of responsibility by aligning decisions with established guidelines to evaluate and rate exposure
  • Support streamlined underwriting operations by processing, documenting and organizing assigned new business, renewal, endorsed and cancelled policies, preparing and maintaining legal notices and underwriting quotes to support business strategy
  • Leverage underwriting data and accurately reflect in the pricing model
  • Maintain key reporting and tracking databases by following up on loss sensitive documents, monitoring receipt of collateral and escalating areas of concern as necessary
  • Manage underwriting client files by utilizing customer relationship management tools and updating records as required to reflect current state
  • Build relationships with internal and external customers by requesting underwriting information, researching and analyzing inquiries and escalating issues as necessary
  • Participate in operational projects to review and/or design new required process modules and evaluate market dynamics and opportunities to ensure underwriting compliance and grow the book of business
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders by sharing information, recommending solutions to basic underwriting issues and guiding clients as required
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value “can do” people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun
  • Adopt QBE values in personal work behaviors, decision-making, contributions and interpersonal interactions; manage own career development by soliciting feedback and valuing other perspectives

Required Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience


1 year relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications




Experience in operational underwriting and/or finance




  • Underwriting department processes and procedures
  • Products and concepts relating to the insurance industry
  • Continuous improvement methodology and principles
  • Evaluating information to determine compliance with standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards


  • Understand market trends and current organizational strategies
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders
  • Build and maintain professional networks
  • Show drive and initiative
  • Communicate information in a clear, well-organized, and professional manner
  • Use logical approach to analyze issues


  • Drive for stakeholder success
  • Build and capitalize on beneficial internal and external relationships
  • Effectively and efficiently present logic, reasoning, and analysis to others
  • Win concessions without damaging relationships
  • Complete tasks attentively and thoroughly

Work environment

Travel frequency

Infrequent (approximately 1-4 trips annually)

Physical demands

General office jobs

Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is not substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate basic office equipment including telephone, headset and computer. Incumbent must be able to lift basic office equipment up to 20 pounds.

Number of Openings:


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Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

The companies of QBE North America are committed to equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, citizenship, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. All personal information contained in this application will be kept confidential as required by law.