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Commercial Underwriter
Ref No.: 19-08700
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Sunrise System Inc. is currently looking for Commercial Underwriter in Phoenix, AZ with one of our top client.
Job Title: Commercial Underwriter
Job Id: 19-08700
Location: Phoenix, AZ 85027
Duration: 3 months
Position Type: Hourly contract Position (W2 only)
Major Duties & Responsibilities
  • Project based work focused on bringing existing products to a new market supporting product development which includes appetite definition and underwriting management.
  • Underwriting responsibilities include: evaluating, accepting, rejecting, or modifying Small Commercial risks within established underwriting guidelines and authority utilizing Client's Small Commercial on-line platform.
  • Demonstrate strong underwriting quality and profitability through appropriate risk selection and documentation
  • Takes ownership for an assigned book of business and communicates underwriting decisions quickly and effectively with assigned agents.
  • Build and maintain a result-oriented relationship with the Territory Sales Leads for assigned book of business to drive overall results including profitability, growth, and retention.
  • Identify and drive enterprise cross-sell opportunities utilizing Client's full product suite, to include Financial and Management lines, for assigned book.
  • Understands the unique needs of the small business owner and partners with agents to craft a specialized policy and sell Client's Small Commercial value proposition
  • Proactively seek to retain key renewals by working closely with the Territory Sales Leads and agents to negotiate premium and terms and conditions 
  • We are looking for an experienced candidate that is highly motivated to succeed, has strong desk management competencies, is technologically proficient and is results oriented.
  • Ideal candidate will have 3+ years of multi-line underwriting experience within the Small
  • Commercial Digital Insurance space and possess knowledge of policy issuance and processing center workflows
  • Must possess strong commercial multi-line underwriting acumen with the ability to handle and make rapid decisions on small commercial risks
  • Demonstrate tenacious problem solving skills and the ability to adapt to change as the company advances its strategic vision
  • Strong sales acumen, effective communication and creative marketing skills are critical; must be able to demonstrate success with managing tight time frames, high volumes of work, agency relationships and positioning Client's strengths within the Small Commercial arena
  • A strong track record of service orientation is required.
    Knowledge and proficiency with technical issues, compliance, coverage, products and pricing strategies expected
  • Experience in using commercial rating and policy issuance systems and software programs (MS Word, Excel, Intermediate level) needed to conduct daily business 
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience 
  • Interviews will be conducted the week of 6/24 and 7/8
  • Typical profile of a Small Commercial Underwriter would consist of 3-5 years of experience for an Underwriter (5-8 years of experience for a Sr. Underwriter within commercial underwriting)
  • Experience with BOP (Business Owner's Policy) highly desirable
  • Experience with GL, WC & Auto or Package Underwriting as long as it is casualty based
  • Open to individuals with a Small Commercial Tech OR Lifesciences background 
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Michael Peng
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