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Underwriting Consulting Director

Company: CNA
Location: Dallas
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

Underwriting Consulting Director page is loaded Underwriting Consulting Director Apply locations Dallas, TX, USA time type Full time posted on Posted 4 Days Ago job requisition id R-1977 You have a clear vision of where your career can go. And we have the leadership to help you get there. - At CNA, we strive to create a culture in which people know they matter and are part of something important, ensuring the abilities of all employees are used to their fullest potential. - CNA seeks to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees that helps them - and their family members - achieve their physical, financial, emotional and social wellbeing goals.

For a detailed look at CNA's benefits, check out our Candidate's Guide . JOB DESCRIPTION:Individual contributor responsible for the overall management, business development, analysis and monitoring of a book of business of the highest complexity. Recognized as the most senior level, technical expert in an underwriting specialty. In conjunction with senior level management, works within the broadest limits of authority requiring the highest degree of technical complexity and coordination. May have national or company-wide scope of responsibility in specialty area.Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs a combination of duties in accordance with departmental guidelines:
  • Works with senior management on the most complex underwriting risks employing advanced diagnostic and systematic analysis to assess acceptability. Develops specialized endorsement language for the most complex risks.
  • Determines appropriate pricing of the most complex risks for assigned book of business based on financial and competitive analysis in line with compliance requirements.
  • Participates with senior management in the development and implementation of underwriting policy, marketing and business strategy.
  • Interprets corporate strategies and initiatives to tailor the company's approach based upon the assigned territory. Builds consensus within the organization for such an approach.
  • Analyzes quality, quantity, and profitability of the most complex risks underwritten, and presents reports to senior management.
  • Markets products and services through agencies or through the brokerage community and makes field visits.
  • Develops and maintains agency and/or broker relationships, particularly with the largest key customers in assigned territory, to assure positive and profitable outcomes on the most complex, high-risk business.
  • Keeps current on state/territory issues and regulations, industry activity and trends. May represent the company in industry trade groups. Freely shares knowledge and expertise with others.
  • Mentors and guides less experienced underwriters and assists in the development of underwriting training.
  • Responsible for special underwriting projects and presentations.Reporting Relationship
    Director or aboveSkills, Knowledge and Abilities
    1. The highest level of technical and product specific expertise, underwriting skill and knowledge of insurance and underwriting principles, practices and procedures.
    2. Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills. Ability to effectively interact with all levels of CNA's internal and external business partners.
    3. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects.
    4. Ability to deal with ambiguous situations and issues.
    5. Creativity in resolving unique and challenging business problems.
    6. Ability to achieve results by taking a proactive long-term view of business goals and objectives.
    7. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software.
    8. Demonstrated leadership skills.

    Education and Experience
    1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Professional designations preferred.2. Typically a minimum ten years underwriting experience with proven track record of results.#LI-MA1#LI-Remote CNA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in the recruitment process. To request an accommodation, please contact leaveadministration@cna.com . 0:00 -/ - 1:56 About Us At CNA, we are focused on success, individually and collectively. We pride ourselves on promoting a culture that challenges and engages people. We strive to connect people, departments and business areas, to function as a team, and to serve our customers and communities with professionalism and respect.Our dedication to employee engagement, continuous learning and the open exchange of ideas is the cornerstone of our business. These ideals, combined with our focus on the customer, enable us to explore new market opportunities and build on our success.Our values, culture and financial strength are what differentiates us from other employers and make CNA the place you want to work. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion CNA is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture grounded in equity that supports our organization, clients, and communities by prioritizing talent and programs that represent our current environment and empower all employees and partners to be active allies and advocates for equality. Globally, our Employee Resource Groups - Advocacy for Visible & Invisible Disabilities (AVID), Asian Professionals for Excellence (APEX), Empowering Black Professionals (EBP), Generational Perspectives (GP), Organization of Hispanics and Latine Americanos ( -OHLA!), Pride, Women Impacting Leadership (WIL) and Veterans - make CNA, and our communities, even stronger. Corporate Social Responsibility At CNA, we have a long standing commitment to the diverse communities in which we live and work. We actively make a difference for the greater good through partnerships, sustainability, initiatives, and working together for a better tomorrow. Corporate Social Responsibility is not one person, or one department, it's the entire enterprise coming together to make the world a better place.

Keywords: CNA, Dallas , Underwriting Consulting Director, Executive , Dallas, Texas

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