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Full-time Sr. Commercial Lines Underwriter I

at Chubb Insurance in New York

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 seeking a Commercial Insurance Senior Underwriter for our White Plains, NY office.

The Candidate selected will review and evaluate renewal and new business in accordance with established underwriting guidelines. This position will focus on middle market commercial opportunities in the West Chester Branch territory. The individual will be expected to be very effective at generating relationships and capitalizing on agency travel. They will help achieve department goals of profit, rate and growth. Lines of business include property, liability, auto, work comp and umbrella. The Underwriter is responsible for building relationships with producers, negotiating price, developing prospects, managing profitability, retention and new business goals. This individual will be expected to develop and implement detailed business plans for key agents. They must be able to work effectively in collaboration with a team of Underwriters, customer service representatives, claims, and loss control personnel. This position will manage a $5 – 8 mm+ book of complex business with aggressive new business goals ($1.0M+) and frequent agency travel.

Competencies/Tech Skills:
• Minimum of 5 years commercial lines underwriting experience combined with excellent selling skills.
• Candidate should be familiar with developing marketing plans and handling complex accounts.
• Must have knowledge of commercial multi-peril, automobile, work comp, umbrella underwriting and issuance.
• Must possess excellent communication and negotiation skills.
• The ability to take initiative, strong time management skills and the ability to work independently, but also demonstrate strong collaboration skills in a team environment as well.
• Ability to demonstrate a high level of leadership skills is also desired.

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

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

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