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Sr. Underwriter Excess Casualty Division

Company name
Allied World Assurance Company

Philadelphia, PA

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Job Description:

Allied World has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Underwriter, to manage and grow a portfolio of general casualty business by exercising proper underwriting discipline, and by marketing and servicing both existing and potential wholesaler clients. The opportunity exists within the Specialty Excess Casualty unit focusing on wholesale distribution with a targeted approach on construction, real estate, and products liability risks. 

Duties and Responsibilities


Specific responsibilities of this position include:

Perform account analysis according to Allied World (US) General Casualty guidelines

Develop accout pricing/ structure/ make recommendations

Perform and document referrals

Prepare quotes, binders, underwriting worksheets within company guidelines

Maintain files in an orderly manner consistent with company guidelines

Delegate and supervise work to Account Coordinators as needed

Attend Client meetings, lunches, dinners, and other social outings as applicable

Market to wholesalers within assigned region and engage production meetings

Work with Legal department for manuscript wording analysis and preparation as needed

Ability to interact with senior management on referral items, and willingness to train and work with UW Trainee and Junior Underwriters.

Excellent Communication skills for both internal and external clients

Ability to work independently in a fast paced, high pressure environment

4-5 years experience in General Casualty underwriting

Proficient in microsoft applications including word, outlook,  and excel

Excellent organizational skills, and ability to multi task required

CPCU designation, or other applicable insurance designations

Willingness to travel for client meetings and broker visits throughout the assigned region

About Fairfax

Fairfax is a holding company which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management.

About Allied World

Allied World, through its subsidiaries and brand known as Allied World, is a global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions. Allied World offers superior client service through a global network of offices and branches. All of Allied World's rated insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries are rated A by A.M. Best Company, A by Standard & Poor's, and A2 by Moody's, and our Lloyd's Syndicate 2232 is rated A by Standard & Poor's and AA- by Fitch.

Our generous benefits package includes: Health and Dental Insurance, 401k plan, and Group Term Life Insurance.  Allied World Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to

an individual's race, color, national origin, religion or belief, sex, age, genetic information,

marital or civil partnership status, family status,

sexual orientation, gender identity, or their protected veteran or disability status. 

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Allied World Assurance Company
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Company Profile
Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, through its subsidiaries and brand known as Allied World, is a global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions. Allied World takes a cutting edge approach to crafting products and services that meet the diverse requirements of our clients and enable us to respond to local needs. This strategy has contributed to our success, allowing us to be entrepreneurial yet financially secure. With 20 offices servicing clients throughout the world we are building a truly global branch network.

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