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Underwriting Specialist at Willis Towers Watson Date Posted: 5/26/2016
 Employee Type: Full-Time Location: Dallas, TX 
 Experience: Not Specified Date Posted: 5/26/2016 Job Role : Underwriting Specialist Location : Dallas, TX The CompanyWillis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 39,000 employees in more than 120 territories. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Unlock your potential at Willis Towers Watson The Business Investment, Risk and ReinsuranceOur sophisticated approach to risk helps clients free up capital. We work in close concert with investors, reinsurers, and insurers to manage the equation between risk and return. Blending advanced analytics with deep institutional knowledge, we reveal new opportunities to maximize performance. The RoleFreberg Environmental, Inc is an insurance program manager that has been underwriting environmental insurance for contractors/consultants, fixed sites and haulers of hazardous materials for 25 years. SUMMARY DESCRIPTIONFreberg Environmental, Inc. is looking to find a successful underwriting specialist for our Environmental Impairment Liability program. The candidate will underwrite environmental impairment liability and commercial general liability products and be responsible for the profitability, retention and growth of assigned book of business. ​ Responsibilities: Responsible for the profitability, growth and retention of assigned book of business that is consistent with overall business line objectives. Underwrites targeted new and renewal business by reviewing and analyzing applicant’s loss history, financials, and other pertinent information to determine acceptability of risk in accordance with company underwriting guidelines and authority. Maintains complete and documented underwriting files that meet the requirements of the company and carrier. Understands pricing components and rating methodology and prices risk based on financial and competitive analysis. Utilizes underwriting tools to determine accurate classifications, rates, and premium charges. Approves endorsement transactions for book of business within assigned territory. Develops account opportunities from established wholesale brokerage relationships. Demonstrates advanced knowledge of underwriting concepts, practices and procedures. Participates in marketing activities Desired Skills and Experience Bachelor’s degree and 5-10 years of commercial underwriting experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior environmentally related underwriting experience preferred. Capable of managing a large book of business with minimal supervision. Must be committed to client relationship management and service. Advanced knowledge of computer programs, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Excellent communication capabilities oral and written. Effectively interacts with internal departments and brokers. Professional designation as Associate Underwriter (AU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM) or CPCU designation is a plus. Additional Information: Will consider remote working environment. What we can offer you?Competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, 401k and an employee stock purchase plan as well as many other options to full time employees. Willis Towers Watson believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. Our continued success depends greatly on our ability to fully and effectively employ qualified persons, regardless of race, color, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, military status, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable human rights or equal opportunity legislation. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.