Senior Field Underwriter

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Senior Field Underwriter will focus on exceptional customer service, the development of strong agency relationships, evaluation, and pricing of risks, as well as growing and managing a book of business in a team concept. This is an exciting opportunity where the right candidate with established agency relationships in the state of Tennessee will be instrumental in growing and shaping an existing book’s future composition.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Develop, foster, and enhance new and existing agent relationships to drive in qualified submissions, quotes and binds to lead profitable agency growth and meet annual goals.
  • Collaborate with all team members including in-house underwriters, and various other departments to manage a designated book of business, providing underwriting oversight to ensure clients receive customer service far exceeding their expectations.
  • Schedule or exceed an expected number of agency visits on a weekly basis.
  • Underwrite and negotiate new and renewal within company guidelines for acceptability, adequate pricing, and profitability, accomplished through sound underwriting decisions and within a designated letter of authority.
  • Documentation of underwriting files within established parameters. 
  • Attending agency related seminars, conferences, and events.
  • Preparation of required monthly reports, collaboration on special projects and presentations as required.
  • Regional travel as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or related field; CPCU and/or ARM desirable, but not required.
  • Ten or more years of demonstrated Workers’ Compensation underwriting experience with carrier, or equivalent experience, preferably in the construction industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of Workers’ Compensation Insurance, preferable with Tennessee experience.
  • Proven track record of ability to build, maintain, and foster agent relationships in the state with a focus on the Greater Nashville and Knoxville areas. 
  • Familiarity with other SE jurisdictions including but not limited to NC, GA, SC, TX, and AL, desirable. 
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment while demonstrating teamwork capabilities.
  • Good computer skills, excellent communication, and presentation skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk, sit; reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

FCBI is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of color, race, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State and/or local law.

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