Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 03-30-2018
Agriculture Underwriter Senior level role - Our client is a prominent insurance company who is a leader in Agriculture (Equine, Farm and Ranch) products throughout the US. They are offering a remote position where you will work from home underwriting their risks and expanding your territory's footprint and profitability. This elite specialty AG department is the company's fastest growing unit.

As a Senior Agriculture Underwriter you will review submissions for insurance from assigned Agriculture Business Agents to determine acceptability of risks solicited. Working with Retail and Managing General Agents you will establish a primary carrier position within the agency while developing a book of business populated with target risks. Managing, monitoring and maintaining strong agent relationships you will be accountable for implementing and achieving business objectives and goals. Addressing regulatory inquires, contributing to support product development in the Agriculture business sector you will be collaborating with the Company’s Product Management, Actuarial, Marketing, Reinsurance, IT, Claims, Operations and Legal Departments.

Responsibilities include:
> Examine, identify, assess and evaluate individual risks by analyzing exposures from various sources (e.g. application, diagrams, inspection reports, riskmeter, google earth, risk websites, etc.) to make appropriate underwriting decisions to accept, decline, or modify risks within assigned territory. Implements underwriting decisions in compliance with state laws.
> Manage profitable agency relationships by evaluating results and conducting portfolio reviews for assigned territory and individual agencies, developing integrated pictures of factors that affect profitability and growth and recommending, implementing, and monitoring necessary action plans. Participates in producer reviews and implements resulting action or development plans.
> Provide timely, articulate, and consistent responses for quoting, writing and renewing business within prescribed Underwriting Authority granted by the Company.

Must have previous experience working as an Agriculture Underwriter - minimum 5 years
Dayne Hayes
Western International Staff, Inc.
Please contact me with any questions:
Email:  dhayes@westerninternational.com
Phone:  (w) 480-777-0008

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