Job Description

Senior Underwriter, Professional Liability
Job Number: 21-15525
Ready for a rewarding opportunity in the Financial Services Industry? Eclaro is looking for a Senior Underwriter, Professional Liability for our client in Chicago, IL.
Eclaro's client is a market-leading insurance company, providing property, casualty, and specialty insurance services within the United States. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Position Overview:
  • Responsible for the submission generation, underwriting and policy issuance of various Liability accounts.

  • Submission generation of MPL opportunities from target agencies that meet the MPL appetite.
  • Provide acceptable level of underwriting documentation for all assigned accounts.
  • Be able to articulate underwriting positions and most importantly, reasons for such positions internally and externally.
  • Communicate effectively to agents both orally and in writing.
  • Represent client and MPL professionally whether internally or externally at agent offices or industry events.
  • Some knowledge of Executive Assurance (D&O/EPL) lines of business is desirable.
  • Provide monthly forecasts for new and renewal business and regular reconciliations to such forecasts.
  • Be able to provide detail as to variances from forecast, include new business results, lost business and pricing changes.
  • Monitor new business flow, quote ratio and hit ratio from each target agency to monitor variances to plan.
  • Develop strategies to correct variances with each agency.
  • Initiate and conduct quarterly meetings with target agents to report on results, collect feedback and gain buy-in for strategies to improve results

Required Skills:
  • Superior account underwriting of all MPL new and renewal accounts.
  • Possess strong underwriting knowledge of all coverage lines within MPL.
  • Strong relationships with wholesale and/or retail MPL brokers
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work with management at a senior level
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple priorities
  • Independent and innovative thinker with creative problem solving skills & strategic thinking
  • Strong analytical skills/judgement and mathematical skills
  • Effective communication both oral and written
  • Effective negotiation skills

  • BA or BS, ideally with a degree/major in Economics, Business, Finance, or Accounting
  • 2-5 years of Professional Liability and/or Cyber underwriting experience

If interested, you may contact: 
Gail Ramos     
Gail Ramos | LinkedIn
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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