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Vice President of Construction Underwriting

Atlanta, GA

General Placement Service

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Career Field Underwriting
Insurance Discipline Property & Casualty
Relocation Assistance Available
Job Duration Full Time
Salary Offered Open

Our client is an insurance organization currently writing business in 48 states. They are based in the Southeast with several satellite offices nationwide. They specialize in the heavy construction industry writing risks such as crane and rigging, concrete pumpers and specialty transportation. They are well positioned in their niche and have been consistently adding staff over the last year.

The Vice President of Underwriting will report to the Senior VP and oversee all underwriting operations in the Atlanta and Chicago offices. VP will develop strategies and objectives that will lead to achieving the goals and benchmarks established by the company executives.

• Establish and maintain customer relationships
• Manage underwriting to maintain profitability
• Create complete plans that balance risk, profit, customer relations and strategic goals
• Foster strong team mentality that builds strong internal relationships
• Give and accept responsibility within agreed parameters and demands accountability.
• Use industry expertise to analyze company processes to solve specific problems that arise
• Coach and mentor staff as well as external contacts that are essential to the continued success of the organization
• Work in conjuncture with Loss Control and Claims departments create a conducive environment for a large volume of submissions
• Continue to build and maintain a strong industry presence and reputation
• Will make 12-14 trips annually to either the Chicago office or to meet with a client in the field

• Heavy construction equipment program experience (Crane/rigging, concrete pumping contractors, contractor’s equipment rental, and specialized transportation)
• Performance management experience including maintaining a continuous improvement program, conducting evaluations, and communication of submission through renewal, underwriting ratios, income metrics, renewal metrics and pricing metrics
• Understanding of variable compensation program, workflow and process, and quality assurance programs
• Construction risk, construction product defect, energy, oilfield, and refinery plant underwriting experience along with worker injury hazard identification and taking underwriting action when over the exposure
• Thorough understanding of commercial underwriting, forms and claims processes with the ability to impart this understanding through employee training

• College Degree and industry designations preferred
• 10 – 15 years commercial underwriting experience.
• Minimum of 5 years of management experience in underwriting

Please Reference NIRA# /GIR48248
General Placement Service
Chad Mirandy
521 Plymouth Street
Greensburg, 15601
(724)871-1405 -- fax

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