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Regional UW Director - Contract Surety MidAtlantic

Company: Crum & Forster
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Crum & Forster Company Overview
Crum & Forster (C&F), with a proud history dating to 1822, provides specialty and standard commercial lines insurance products through our admitted and surplus lines insurance companies. C&F enjoys a financial strength rating of "A" (Excellent) by AM Best and is proud of our superior customer service platform. Our claims and risk engineering services are recognized as among the best in the industry.
Our most valuable asset is our people: more than 2000 employees in locations throughout the United States. The company is increasingly winning recognition as a great place to work, earning several workplace and wellness awards, including the October 2023 Great Place to Work Award for our employee-first focus and our steadfast commitment to diversity, equity and Inclusion.
C&F is part of Fairfax Financial Holdings, a global, billion dollar organization. -For more information about Crum & Forster, please visit our website:
Job Description
Regional Underwriting Manager -
Can be remote/work from home, but must be in greater Mid Atlantic area. - Philadelphia, Southern NJ, Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia.
Responsible for review and analysis of underwriting data to build and maintain a profitable book of business within the Contract Surety assigned territory. - Manages agency relationships through continued customer service and marketing activities. - Actively contributes as a technical expert in both underwriting activities and department-specific industry knowledge. This role will report directly to the Senior Vice President of Contract Surety.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Drives profitability, retention, and written premium goals.
  • Manages territory to help achieve goals.
  • Makes independent decisions within underwriting letter of authority and maintains proper file documentation.
  • Assist in developing annual business goals for assigned agents/producers. - Responsible for analyzing results and maintaining accountability of agency partners.
  • Maintains awareness of market trends and identifies emerging threats.
  • Possesses an in-depth knowledge of department products and services.
  • Ability to clearly articulate the department's value proposition.
  • May provide input into the development of strategic annual divisional planning activities.
  • Participates in training and initiatives. May participate in projects.
  • Travel required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Recommended Education & Requirements -
    - - - - - - - - - Bachelor's degree and seven plus years of mid-major market Contract Surety underwriting experience with a carrier.
    - - - - Established relationships with Mid Atlantic retail brokers highly desirable.
    - - - - - - - - - Possesses strong communication and analytical skills to pursue new business.
    - - - - - - - - - Proficient in software needed to succeed in the department.
    - - - - - - - - - Excellent organizational and time management skills.
    - - - - - - - - - Possesses underwriting and industry designations applicable to area of specialization.
    What C&F will bring to you
    At C&F you will BELONG
    We value inclusivity and diversity. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and welcome everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you require special accommodation, please let us know.
    For California Residents Only: -Information collected and processed as part of your career profile and any job applications you choose to submit are subject to our privacy notices and policies, visit for more information.
    Crum & Forster is committed to ensuring a workplace free from discriminatory pay disparities and complying with applicable pay equity laws. - Salary ranges are available for all positions at this location, taking into account roles with a comparable level of responsibility and impact in the relevant labor market and these salary ranges are regularly reviewed and adjusted in accordance with prevailing market conditions. The annualized base pay for the advertised position, located in the specified area, ranges from a minimum of $100,400 to a maximum of $228,300. The actual compensation is determined by various factors, including but not limited to the market pay for the jobs at each level, the responsibilities and skills required for each job, and the employee's contribution (performance) in that role. To be considered within market range, a salary is at or above the minimum of the range. You may also have the opportunity to participate in discretionary equity (stock) based compensation and/or performance-based variable pay programs.

    • Flexible work arrangements.
    • Competitive compensation package. - -
    • Generous 401K employer match.
    • Employee Stock Purchase plan with employer matching.
    • Generous Paid Time Off.
    • Excellent benefits that go beyond health, dental & vision. Our Wellness programs focus on your family's complete wellness, including your physical and mental wellbeing
    • A core C&F principle is that you manage your career. To support your development, we have a wealth of ways for you to keep learning, including tuition reimbursement, industry related certifications and professional training available to you.
    • A dynamic, ambitious, fun and exciting work environment.
    • A spirit of social responsibility, matching donation program, volunteer opportunities, and an employee driven corporate giving.


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