Divisional VP of Excess Liability
Company: P&C / Life / Health Insurance, Orange, CA
Posted on: December 1, 2018
The Excess Liability Division is currently searching for a Divisional Vice President to manage our Western region, including California, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Hawaii. The position is located in our Orange, California office. This is a rare and unique opportunity to work with some of the most experienced, knowledgeable and successful people in the USA Umbrella/Excess space.” People with a proven track record of getting quality results over a very long period of time.’’ Your chance to contribute on a true, winning, TEAM
This position will have both officer and non-officer underwriting team members reporting to it. The VP manager will be responsible for all local Underwriting and Marketing functions, consistent with the Divisional objectives and direction.
Responsibilities Establishes an annual business plan and executes the division’s underwriting strategy and achieves the Underwriting Profit and related Objectives. Once established, a relatively high level of local underwriting authority will be maintained. The individual will have or quickly obtain expertise/ high level of knowledge in, Umbrella/Excess liability coverages and ensures staff is able to interpret and explain, all products, facilities, practices and services in a professional and effective manner Oversees both Retail (80%) & wholesale (20%) broker relationships. Oversees the quality assurance processes including formal audits and comprehensive underwriting file reviews. Will be an Active participant in divisional planning and problem solving. Reviews and interprets competitive information. Recommends to home office appropriate action based on competitive landscape. Has accountability for performance, development and coaching of staff (hiring, firing, performance management, pay increases, etc.). Ensures the department has a sufficient number of trained staff to provide necessary levels of service and achieve department performance objectives. Qualifications 10+ years of commercial underwriting experience within casualty lines of business. High priority placed on specific Umbrella/ excess Liability current experience 5+ years of umbrella underwriting experience. Bachelor’s degree; CPCU, ARM, AMIM, or ARE designations preferred. Demonstrated Experience supervising/managing people Evidence of: Strong presentation, High energy level, Genuine Enthusiasm for the business, effective communication, and negotiation skills. Demonstrated effective relationship building skills are required. Leadership Skills Displays highest levels of integrity and honesty Ability to develop and clearly articulate a strategic perspective including strategic analysis and planning. Ability to be an active participant in visioning and problem solving process. Excellent communication skills. Ability to influence and champion change. Adept at networking, relationship building, and collaboration. Experience in inspiring, directing, encouraging and motivating employees (5+ years preferred)
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