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Full-time Underwriting Associate - Previous Insurance Experience Preferred

at Chubb in Pittsburgh, PA

For nearly 130 years, the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies has been delivering exceptional property and casualty insurance products and services to businesses and individuals around the world.

Today, we are the 11th largest property and casualty insurer in the United States and have a worldwide network of some 120 offices in 27 countries staffed by 10,100 employees. The Chubb Corporation reported $50 billion in assets and $13 billion in revenues in 2010. According to Fortune magazine, Chubb is the 185th largest U.S.-based Corporation. Forbes listed Chubb as one of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies.

We have emerged as a leader in the insurance industry not only on the basis of our size or our longevity. We consistently strive to build lasting relationships with our customers and 8,500 independent agents and brokers, and we aim to be the best at what we do by delivering unparalleled service and innovative, scalable and specialized products backed by financial strength and third-party endorsements.

Chubb is currently seeking an Underwriting Associate to join our team in Pittsburgh, PA.

Position Responsibilities:

As a Commercial Underwriting Associate you are accountable for:
• Collaborating with team members and producers to achieve growth, profit, renewal retention, service and producer/client management goals for the core commercial book of business including package, auto, work comp, umbrella and international
• Gathering and analyzing account information (loss information, driver information, financials, loss control reports, etc.) and developing underwriting recommendations and pricing strategy
• Contribute to account rate/quote strategy
• Completing, documenting and referring risk reports to underwriter
• Handling individual risk inquiries from brokers/agents
• Coordinating account processing for renewals and new accounts with underwriter and customer service representative
• Providing rating and issuance instructions including appropriate forms, coverages, and final premium
• Reviewing submission information with underwriter and preparing quote letter
• Documenting underwriting analysis information in the electronic file; ensuring electronic file integrity
• Binding coverage and/or processing endorsements within designated underwriting authority

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to multi-task and to independently prioritize competing demands/requests within given time constraints
• Advanced knowledge of product-specific coverage, policy forms, pricing tools, regulatory compliance and Chubb systems
• Ability to independently accept, modify or reject risks based on analysis of underwriting information
• Recommends and implements solutions to process challenges
• Demonstrates solid knowledge of Chubb’s local business strategy, value-added services, markets and products
• Demonstrated ability to coach others
• Proficiency in MS Word and Excel

Education and Experience:
• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Previous experience in similar role preferred.

Chubb prides itself on the ability to provide all employees with an extraordinary work environment which promotes teamwork, diversity and incentives for those who exceed expectations. Chubb has been recognized as one of the top 50 companies for diversity by Diversity Inc. magazine, one of America’s most admired companies by Forbes, and one of the top 100 companies to work for by Fortune.

Chubb's compensation and benefit plans work together to create a Total Rewards Program for our employees that is among the best in our industry. As a global organization, we work hard to achieve our goal of providing flexible and competitive compensation and benefits packages in each local market in which we operate. Our goal is to exceed average market practices for our performers. For more information about Chubb and our benefits, visit our website at

All interested applicants must apply online at Reference Requisition number 11210.

Chubb & Son, Inc., a division of Federal Insurance Company, does not accept resumes from unsolicited third party agencies or recruiters. No fees will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates in this manner.

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