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VP, Underwriting Leader Corporate in Irvine at QBE

Date Posted: 7/17/2018

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Job Description

Manage all underwriting and production for the Regional portfolio for Standard Lines Property & Casualty Corporate Insurance Business. The position will lead all geographic strategy and execution for assigned region by communicating the vision, refining operations and enhancing processes to support achievement of goals and profitability for assign Regional Profit/Loss with the target Agent/Brokers for the market
  • Communicate vision of Corporate Insurance business plans by guiding territorial goals and expectations, collaborating with senior leadership and analyzing metrics to ensure operations support organizational objectives in assigned territory
  • Demonstrate leadership that develops a team culture with an appropriate balance of underwriting and sales to drive excellent outcomes which achieves and exceeds business plan goals
  • Facilitate underwriting team’s regular communication with agencies to strengthen business relationships and equip agents with information and tools that support the achievement of Corporate Insurance Accounts new business and retention sales objectives
  • Provide operational oversight of territory by managing underwriting initiatives and resources, monitoring performance, appetite mix of the portfolio and addressing any adverse trends.
  • Lead the underwriting territory initiatives, agency visitation, new business production, renewal retention, quality self-reviews, authority delegation for team and ensure continuous improvement of all direct resources for services and processes in the territory
  • Utilize high degree of business acumen to drive negotiations and relationships surrounding complex risks to ensure agreements and plans contribute to organizational growth and development as a competitive force in the marketplace
  • Shape and manager the Large Account Service Solutions process for eligible accounts in partnership with Loss Control, Claims, Sales, Product, and others as appropriate
  • Partner with Product and the Referral team on risk selection and pricing
  • Manage assigned staff and resources in the branch location to ensure compliance with underwriting standards and best practices, effective management of insurance risks and adherence to legal and regulatory requirements
  • Manage a performance enhancement culture by actively coaching and mentoring direct reports, providing regular feedback and developing employees for wider roles and responsibilities to foster professional growth and development
  • Manage budgeted resources by anticipating expenditures, accurately forecasting resource needs/costs and  properly accounting for expenses to meet requirements and achieve fiscal responsibility
  • Create a positive environment by modeling cultural expectations and guiding leaders to reward performance and value "can do" people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun
  • Model QBE values in personal work behaviors, decision-making, contributions and interpersonal interactions; manage own career development by soliciting feedback and valuing other perspectives

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