Underwriter Assistant - November 2017

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Builders Insurance Group
Job Description
 
 
Position Title: Underwriter Assistant
Department Underwriting
Reports To: Underwriting Team Lead
 
 
JOB SUMMARY:
 
The Underwriter Assistant is responsible for assisting the Underwriters and Underwriting Team Lead with processing all transactions such as policy rating, policy issuance, endorsements, cancellations and reinstatements within the Company guidelines, written and verbal communication with agents, and other duties necessary to ensure that the best customer service is provided to all internal and external customers.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
 
  • Process renewal transactions after the Underwriters evaluate and review the risk
  • Prepare the renewals for policy issuance
  • Maintain diary for all requests from agents
  • Perform post underwriting duties for all new business that is consistent with the documented procedures
  • Process all requests received from the agents and Underwriters accurately and timely
  • Assist Underwriters in daily needs based on workload and priority
  • Handle customer service and telephone calls for Underwriters and department
  • Assist Underwriters in contacting agents when additional information is needed
  • Monitor all reports to ensure the timely correction of all policy issues
  • Additional duties and projected as assigned
ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS, EDUCATION and WORK EXPERIENCE
 
  • High School Diploma required
  • Risk Management or related disciplines preferred
  • 2 - 3 years P&C policy processing experience preferred
  • Knowledge of the construction industry preferred
  • 3 or more years of workers’ compensation or general liability experience preferred
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and focus on detail
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality
  • Ability to interact with individuals at all levels, inside and outside of the company
  • Computer literate; strong Microsoft Office skills

 
 
NORMAL WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL EXPECTATIONS
 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
  • General office environment
  • General sedentary work
 
NOTE:
The information listed above is not intended to be construed as an employment contract, nor is it intended to state or imply an exhaustive list of duties to be performed by this employee or by this job title. Every employee at every level of the company is expected to perform additional duties or tasks as required by business need and requested by their Supervisor/Manager.
 
 
 
 
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