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Senior Underwriter, Environmental

Company: American International Group
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Environmental Division of AIG has an opportunity for a Senior Underwriter in the Houston office. This role is responsible for retention and growth of all Environmental insurance products, including Contractor's Pollution Liability and combined-form primary General Liability and Pollution Legal Liability, with corresponding Excess and Commercial Automobile.

The performance objectives for this position are as follows:

  • Communicate risk appetite and NA Casualty Value Proposition to brokers.
  • Collaborate with Distribution, Territory Managers, and other line(s) of business underwriters to target desirable accounts and cross selling opportunities from brokers.
  • Rapidly evaluate, prioritize and select submissions to be underwritten.
  • Recognize and create cross selling opportunities for other AIG General Insurance products.
  • Work with brokers to understand deal structures, terms, and AIG Services that best meets clients' needs.
  • Negotiate pricing, terms & conditions, and deal structure with brokers and clients.
  • Participate in special underwriting projects as needed.
  • Develop strong, long term relationships with brokers and clients to profitably grow a book of business.
  • Working with their manager, develop an individual business plan that is in line with product strategies.
  • Responsible for maintaining risk selection in adherence with product guidelines and for achieving rate, renewal retention and new business goals.
  • Provide mentoring and training to less experience underwriters
  • Provide superior customer service to brokers and clients.

Technical Skills & Experience

  • Casualty and/or pollution insurance experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent).
  • Analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills.
  • Ability to work across multiple areas of company and industries.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Candidate should be positive, energetic, self-motivated; possess strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills; be well-organized, and have strong negotiating skills.
  • Team player a must.
  • Knowledge of market segmentation, portfolio management, acquisition, and distribution.
  • Highly motivated and results-oriented.
  • Ability to work in dynamic, rapidly changing environment, adapting to changing requirements and collaborating with a wide range of colleagues to quickly deliver solutions.
  • Willingness to be flexible, learn on the job, and maintain a can-do attitude

It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission - creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

To learn more please visit: https://www.aig.com/about-us/diversity-equity-and-inclusion

Functional Area:

UW - Underwriting

Estimated Travel Percentage (%): Up to 25%

Relocation Provided: No

RISK SPECIALISTS COMPANIES INSURANCE AGENCY INC

Keywords: American International Group, Houston , Senior Underwriter, Environmental, Other , Houston, Texas

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