Director of Commercial Lines – Assistant Vice President

Location: Dallas, TX
  • Full Time/Direct Hire
  • Dallas, TX

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Director of Commercial Lines – Assistant Vice President
 Location: Phoenix, AZ or Dallas, TX
Our client, a highly respected insurance carrier and its subsidiaries rated A+ by A.M. Best is seeking a Director of Commercial Lines to provide leadership in the development, marketing, and profitable growth of commercial lines underwriting for our territories in Arizona, Arkansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.
 Responsibilities and Duties:
 Develop, implement, and adhere to underwriting standards with an emphasis on maintaining profitable relationships with independent agents.  
Evaluate and manage commercial lines underwriting, including sales representatives, to develop profitable business volume with a focus on adequate submission flow.
Work with Underwriting and Actuarial teams on product line and pricing reviews.
Establish individual development plans for direct reports and team members.
Maintain a strong local presence in each of our markets and build positive agency relationships.
Ensure compliance standards are met and ensure underwriting guidelines/profiles are adhered to through corrective actions when necessary.
Identify and document business problems and propose alternative solutions to improve workflows.
Conduct quality reviews for proper file documentation and coach team members accordingly.
Keep abreast of industry regulations and pursue continuing education in the field.
A bachelor’s degree in insurance or a related field is required. –
3-7 years of commercial lines management and/or marketing experience or equivalent industry experience is required.
 Demonstrated ability to coach and lead others.
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and management.
Analytical thinking skills with the ability to collect data and draw valid conclusions.
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills for reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Strong interpersonal skills to maintain professional relationships with fellow workers, agency contacts, and the public.
Interested in a program of continuing education by participating in industry-sponsored and company-sponsored educational courses.
The ideal candidate is a team leader with a keen eye for profitable business opportunities and maintaining positive agency relationships.
This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. If interested, please apply, and become part of our stable, well-regarded, and growing team.

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