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Assistant Manager - Workers' Compensation Underwriting

Company: Zenith Insurance Company
Location: Norristown
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Oversees the operations, processes and workflow of an underwriting team. Team may include professional employees and/or support staff.The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:Conducts annual performance reviews on staff.Participates in hiring decisions, coaching, and disciplinary actions as necessary.Provides on-going performance feedback to direct reports.In consultation with the underwriting manager addresses performance management issues timely and appropriately.Uses file reviews to ensure underwriting guidelines and authorities are followed and quality standards are met.Assists manager in selecting highly qualified new hires for open department positions.Conducts regularly scheduled meetings to discuss team results and recognize employees; maintains open communication within the team.Assigns staff to special projects or task forces for development.Provides appropriate supervision, coaching, and mentoring to assigned staff.Creates an environment within the team that fosters creativity, innovation, teamwork, engagement, and growth.Works very closely with others in the department and branch to promote teamwork.Manages peak workloads, develops strategies on how to handle volume in a timely manner.Achieves planned results through decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles, and practical experience.Will recommend or make decisions regarding existing or new programs that have a significant impact on operations and carry potential consequences if unsuccessful.Applies principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.Work productively and harmoniously with others on a consistent basis.Respond positively to direction and feedback on performance.Consistently maintain professional and appropriate demeanor.Perform other duties/projects as assigned.Education, Skills and Experience RequirementsBachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required.Minimum of five years of related work experience required.Demonstrates leadership in current position. Is a visible leader.Strong oral and written communications skills used to explain, teach, and document.Strong reading and math skills.Knowledge of workers' compensation policy rules.PC literacy required.Data analysis skill to determine workloads and strategies for peak periodsStrong presentation and listening skills.Strong in data analysis.Proficient in Zenith's underwriting philosophy and standard industry procedure.Driver License in good standing. Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level

The expected salary range for this position is $126,488.94 to $140,543.26. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience, geographic location, and other job-related factors as permitted by law.

Keywords: Zenith Insurance Company, Philadelphia , Assistant Manager - Workers' Compensation Underwriting, Executive , Norristown, Pennsylvania

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