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Underwriting Consultant (Contract Surety)

Company: CNA Insurance
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

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.Individual contributor responsible for the overall management, business development, analysis and monitoring of a highly complex book of business of Surety accounts. Recognized as a technical expert in an underwriting specialty. Under general management direction, works within broad limits of authority on assignments requiring a high degree of technical complexity and coordination. May have regional, industry segment or company-wide scope.JOB DESCRIPTION:Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Performs a combination of duties in accordance with departmental guidelines:
Works on highly complex underwriting risks employing diagnostic and systematic analysis to assess acceptability. Develops specialized endorsement language for highly complex risk.
Determines appropriate pricing of complex risks for assigned books of business based on financial and competitive analysis in line with compliance requirements and with little oversight needed from superiors.
Makes recommendations on underwriting policy and pricing strategy.
Analyzes quality, quantity, and profitability of highly complex risks underwritten; prepares and presents reports to management.
Markets products and services through agencies or through the brokerage community and makes field visits.
Develops and maintains agency and broker relationships with large producers within the assigned territory to reach positive and profitable outcomes on complex, high-risk businesses.
Keeps current on state/territory issues, regulations, industry activity, and trends. May participate in industry trade groups.
Mentors and guides less experienced underwriters and assists in developing underwriting training.
Utilizes advanced functionality in relevant CNA systems to perform day-to-day activities.
Responsible for special underwriting projects and presentations.Reporting Relationship
Manager or aboveSkills, Knowledge, and Abilities
1. Advanced technical expertise, underwriting skills, and knowledge of insurance and underwriting principles, practices, and procedures.
2. Strong communication, negotiation, and presentation skills. Ability to effectively interact with all levels of CNA's internal and external business partners.
3. Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects.
4. Ability to deal with ambiguous situations and issues.
5. Creativity in resolving unique and challenging business problems.
6. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software.
7. Demonstrated leadership skills.
Education and Experience
1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Professional designations preferred.2. Typically, a minimum of eight years of underwriting experience.#LI-TB1CNA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in the recruitment process. To request an accommodation, please contact

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