Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group, a member of American Financial Group, is a Fortune 500 company consistently recognized as a top place to work. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.
Great American’s Professional Liability Division (PLD) is proudly backed by the financial strength of the Great American Insurance Company, and operates with the goal of providing broad coverage, competitive rates and industry-leading service to support your business. We offer non-medical service providers protection from claims alleging an act, error or omission by the firm, its staff or contractors working on its behalf. We recognize every industry has its own unique needs. Let us create customized coverage solutions for your specific professional liability exposures.
We are currently looking for a senior underwriting officer to build our professional liability underwriting platform in Canada. This is an excellent opportunity to start a new venture in a changing market that is seeking stability.
The proposed classes of business will consist of the following professional services firms:
Architects & Engineers/Design Professionals
Responsible for the P&L for the professional liability business in Canada including the establishment of the strategic plan and product launch for this business.
Oversees the development and execution of broker action plans to support the acquisition of profitable PL business.
Identifies opportunities to develop both individual risk opportunities as well as potential programs in the Canadian market.
Ensures that this book of business meets all budget and performance targets.
As the business needs warrant, successfully recruit staff to support the build out and servicing of the underwriting platform.
Has accountability for the risk selection / rejection, pricing, retention, growth and profitability (within scope of authority and per divisional objectives).
Oversees receipt and analysis of submissions and decisions of what terms to offer (policy limits, credit limits, deductibles, coverage options and conditions, etc.).
Ensures business is priced in accordance with company guidelines.
Develops and maintains strong relationships with brokers and agents by providing excellent customer service in order to attract and retain profitable business.
Develops and monitors reports on service levels, activity and customer experience.
Works with other functional units within the division to identify goals and strategies to optimize customer service and satisfaction.
Administers, applies and may update underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules, and insurance laws and regulations.
Analyzes quality and quantity of risks underwritten and prepares reports to communicate this information.
Ensures the appropriate utilization of underwriting and desktop systems.
Assesses risk quality and compliance within company guidelines and may initiates appropriate loss prevention actions.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 27438
About Great American Insurance Group
Great American’s Professional Liability Division (PLD) is proudly backed by the financial strength of the Great American Insurance Company, and operates with the goal of providing broad coverage, competitive rates and industry-leading service to support your business. We offer non-medical service providers protection from claims alleging an act, error or omission by the firm, its staff or contractors working on its behalf. We recognize every industry has its own unique needs.
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