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Job offer Miami: Underwriting Specialist, Energy

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Under limited direction, contributes to the growth and profitability of energy product line through underwriting, marketing and portfolio management. Requires specialist knowledge of technical underwriting of downstream Oil & Gas and Power Generation business. Demonstrates strong analytical, marketing and business development capabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Underwrites downstream Oil & Gas and Power Generation insurance and reinsurance business within their Underwriting Authority, possibly through electronic methods
  • Reports to the Energy Regional Product Line Manager. Selects and prices business by making analytical, data-driven decisions based on the information provided
  • Key contributor to development of the business plan based on insights and trends derived from research, and information derived from broker and client interactions and relationships
  • Leverages expertise and insights from research and client interactions to advise senior management and leadership on strategy; seen as a “go-to” person for this.
  • Works cross-functionally with counterparts in other functions (e.g. Risk Engineering, Claims, Actuarial, Finance, Operations) to achieve objectives
  • Key driver and thought leader for product development and refinement based on data insights, research and client interaction; participates/leads in development and execution. Examples: driving ∙ LSM efficiently into an identified desired portfolio opportunity and/or refining existing products by stripping out sub-optimal business from a book.
  • Manages own portfolio of clients
  • Maintains exceptional market presence based on status as “go-to” and a household name with brokers for the line of business, including established trading relationships with brokers at leadership level.
  • Constantly looks to strengthen these relationships, develop new ones to maintain and win business
  • Acts as representative for the firm. Advocate for Liberty, seeks cross-selling and promotional opportunities.
  • Contributes and participates in team meetings
  • Spends a large proportion of time (c. 10%) on designing/providing technical training for Underwriters and Assistant Underwriters (but does not hold direct line management), as well as mentoring.
  • Maintains and develops status as demonstrated thought-leader, e.g. by taking appointments on relevant external bodies, appearing on panel discussions, media interviews etc.
  • Fulfils compliance requirements of role, escalating where necessary
  • Proactively shares technical line of business knowledge and best practice with colleagues across the globe who underwrite for the same line of business

Knowledge Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 5 years technical underwriting experience of the on-shore energy classes
  • Advanced knowledge of Underwriting and Risk Engineering concepts, practices and procedures
  • The ability to effectively interact with Brokers and internal departments
  • Ability to travel overseas when necessary
  • Strong verbal and communication skills in English & Spanish (Portuguese preferred)
  • Ability to collaborate effectively as a team player across departments and geographies;
  • Competent negotiation, analytical and decision making capabilities and skills
  • Established strategic and marketing capabilities
  • IT competency
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification desired – e.g. CPCU or ACII
  • Extensive experience within an appropriate underwriting discipline within the insurance industry

 

Source: Liberty Mutual Miami and LinkedIn

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