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Underwriting Executive – Umbrella Casualty in Los Angeles, CA at QuestPro Consultants

Date Posted: 1/6/2019

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Job Description

Excess Umbrella Underwriter- Sherman Oaks, CA

One of the leading providers of excess and specialty insurance is actively seeking an executive-level underwriter to take over an established book of Umbrella business.  This is a tremendous opportunity for a person to become part of a recognized leader in the industry and make a solid impact on the organization as a whole.  


  • Maintain exceptional levels of job knowledge and knowledge of market conditions and advise management of how these impact our products and operations
  • Service casualty risks with a heavy focus on umbrella coverages
  • Determine and recommend acceptable pricing and terms within limits of written underwriting authority
  • Bind coverage and oversee timely issuance of policies
  • Monitor claims and loss experience
  • Maintain relationships with existing producers and develop same with new producers
  • Conduct broker negotiations and presentation during marketing calls
  • Assist in special reports and projects
  • Maintain an awareness of industry trends and issues
  • Various other duties as assigned


  • College degree or equivalent business experience
  • 10-15+ years Casualty underwriting experience, 
  • Prior experience in Excess Umbrella underwriting
  • Strong math aptitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Team oriented attitude and approach
  • Ability to make decisions and demonstrate initiative
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Excel and Word)
  • Good negotiation skills