Vice President of Underwriting
Reporting to the SVP & Chief Operating Officer, the Vice
President of Underwriting will direct the Underwriting function for this client.
Lead and manage the regional underwriting teams, developing and implementing
national strategies that support the company’s objectives, including generating
new business opportunities and maintaining high retention ratios.
Functions: Individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The essential functions listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required with or without
Participate in general management of the Client
Company as an Officer and any subsidiaries.
Lead and direct the Underwriting activities
related to the admitted business for all companies and locations within the Client
Develop national underwriting strategy and
structure regional underwriting teams to support company objectives.
Implement strategy to generate new business
opportunities and maintain high retention ratios.
Partner with Business Development to develop
and implement strategies to generate new business opportunities, employing
game-changing tactics to solidify and strengthen underwriting support for our
national sales efforts.
Identify new products and services needed to
support business initiatives.
Create and maintain relationships with
individual accounts and producers to develop business opportunities and retain
Ensure compliance with Underwriting rules and
Develop annual department budget and monitor
Provide input and recommendations to the
strategic management team to address and respond to changes in the healthcare
marketplace and delivery system.
Serve as key liaison with the Client Company
Group Underwriting Advisory Panels.
Support the Business Development team in
presentations to producers and accounts.
Conduct presentations to employees, senior
management, business partners and Board of Directors as needed.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as
Responsibilities: Responsible for
the development of the Underwriting department budget; Completes monthly review
of actual expenses to budget, identifies variances and reports to finance;
Review and approve staff expense reports consistent with company guidelines.
Responsibilities: Hires and trains staff effectively in
multiple locations; Works with staff on professional development plans and
opportunities; Interacts frequently with staff to provide feedback on
performance; Consults with Human Resources as appropriate.
Expenses: Employees must be able to pay for certain
business expenses in advance. Examples
include such items as airline tickets, rental cars, hotel deposits, seminar
General office environment is primarily
sedentary work which requires the following physical activities: standing,
sitting, walking, reaching, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive
motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move
up to 10 pounds.
Exposure to LCD on a daily basis.
A moderate noise level is usual.
year degree in Business, Management, or related field is required.
degree or professional designation(s) are preferred.
Minimum of ten years of Medical Liability
Underwriting experience including a minimum of five years as a supervisor.
Experience with a national insurance company is preferred.
Writing and Presentation skills.
Strong organizational skills and attention to
Project Management skills with ability to multi
Independent judgment and discretion.