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Senior Underwriter - Builders Risk

Company: XL CATLIN
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description - Senior Underwriter - Builders Risk (78002199D20221027) Job Description Senior Underwriter - Builders Risk ( Job Number: 78002199D20221027 ) DISCOVER your opportunity West Coast/USA At AXA XL we provide dedicated expertise to solve risk management challenges for large contractors & deliver unique solutions, significant capacity and diverse construction experience. Our Builders Risk team offers Project Specific, Master Builders Risk and Contractors Block policies to clients who may also have a global exposure. As a result, our builders risk underwriting team will tailor the policy to fit each client's unique needs. Our North America Construction underwriting team is looking to add a underwriter to our builders risk team. Using your in-depth underwriting expertise you will tailor high touch effective solutions for our current and prospective clients partnering with dedicated industry experts who have an average of 15+ years of construction industry risk management experience. DISCOVER your opportunity What will your essential responsibilities include?

  • Marketing to producers to secure new and renewal business.
  • Reviewing of submissions, terms and conditions, statement of values, loss history and catastrophic modeling and conducting appropriate research to determine the degree of risk for each account based upon company Builders Risk Guidelines and underwriting authority granted.
  • Coordinating with varied business divisions including Actuarial, Claims, Reinsurance, Accounting, Marketing, Regulatory and others internally that support our businesses.
    • Determining quote or declination of risk.
    • Calculating rates and premium charges using approved rating models.
    • Developing and modifying policy wording in accordance with delegated underwriting authority when the standard forms are not appropriate.
    • Actively cross-sell afforded products and services. -
    • Supporting service standards in delivery of builders risk products and services. -
    • Effectively mentoring, supervising and motivating underwriters, underwriting assistants and other integral members of your team.
    • Leadership and involvement in special projects as assigned by senior management. In this role you will report to the Senior Vice President & Profit Center Head of Builders Risk. We're looking for someone who has these abilities and skills:
      • -The ideal candidate will have an extensive Commercial Underwriting background. -
      • Ability to provide solutions for general contractors, and owners to contribute to the underwriting of the full range of Builders Risk accounts.
      • Knowledge of Primary Casualty including Wrap-Ups and Excess and Umbrella liability is a plus. -
      • Work independently with the ability to be an open-minded team player with a willingness to actively listen to comprehend unique circumstances that require practical and unique solutions to complex issues.
      • Outstanding insured and broker interaction in assigned geographic territory with the ability to effectively target current and prospective contacts in order to effectively promote offered products. -
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills to work with both internal teams and external brokers as you will work in a team environment, assisting underwriters and / or deal administrators as part of their overall responsibility. -
      • Outstanding organizational, time-management and multi-tasking skills. -
      • Outstanding comprehension and work experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
      • Bachelors Degree required with advanced education and / or professional designations including but not limited to CPCU, IIA, CRIS preferred but not required.
      • Willingness to travel (approximately 25% travel as necessary) within assigned geographic territory. AXA XL, the P&C and specialty risk division of AXA, is known for solving complex risks. For mid-sized companies, multinationals and even some inspirational individuals we don't just provide re/insurance, we reinvent it. How? By combining a comprehensive and efficient capital platform, data-driven insights, leading technology, and the best talent in an agile and inclusive workspace, empowered to deliver top client service across all our lines of business --' property, casualty, professional, financial lines and specialty. With an innovative and flexible approach to risk solutions, we partner with those who move the world forward. At AXA XL, we know that an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce enable business growth and are critical to our success. That's why we have made a strategic commitment to attract, develop, advance and retain the most diverse workforce possible, and create an inclusive culture where everyone can bring their full selves to work and can reach their highest potential. It's about helping one another - and our business - to move forward and succeed. Our enterprise I&D mission is to become the most inspiring company to work for. We'll achieving this through our three areas of focus:
        • Drive an Inclusive Culture -create a global workplace that works for everyone, with a culture that values all individuals, backgrounds and ideas, and where every colleague feels safe, valued and respected.
        • Diversify Our Workforce -increase the representation of women in leadership, achieving 50% by 2023, and focus on underrepresented populations by region, positioning AXA XL as an employer of choice for all talent.
        • Support Our Marketplace & Communities -support our communities and visibly and thoughtfully champion equity around the globe. At AXA XL our approach to corporate responsibility (CR) is the same as our approach to business; constantly seeking to provide innovative solutions to the world's most complex problems. From offering our expertise, products and services to help build more resilient communities, to advancing understanding and response to climate change, our strategy - Our Impact. Our Future. - aligns key issues that are pertinent to our business - climate, water and financial resilience - and contributes to AXA Group's purpose to "Act for human progress by protecting what matters.".
          • Climate: We're reducing our carbon footprint, protecting ecosystems and exploring how our business can help build a better world.
          • Water: We're developing water resilience where it is - and will be - needed most.
          • Financial resilience: We're helping create opportunities for the unemployed and underemployed, so they can be better prepared for unexpected changes.
          • Hearts in Action:We have established volunteering and charitable giving programs to help colleagues support causes that matter most to them, known as our "Hearts in Action" programs. AXA XL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Location : US-CA-Los Angeles Other Locations : US-CA-San Francisco, US-Colorado, US-TX-Dallas Work Locations : US TX Dallas 14643 Dallas Parkway 14643 Dallas Parkway Suite 770 Dallas 75254 Job Field Schedule : Full-time Job Type : Standard AXA XL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any colleague or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status or any other category protected by local law.

Keywords: XL CATLIN, Los Angeles , Senior Underwriter - Builders Risk, Accounting, Auditing , Los Angeles, California

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