Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group (MSIG) is one of the world’s top ten property/casualty insurance carriers with over 35,000 employees worldwide. MSIG insures large multinational and domestic companies, and offers comprehensive global insurance programs.  Our US subsidiary, Mitsui Sumitomo Marine Management (MSMM), currently has Underwriting Specialist opportunity in our Dallas, TX office. SUMMARY:  Underwrite profitable Commercial Lines business within assigned territory in accordance with Corporate and Field office goals.MAJOR FUNCTIONS:  §  Selects and underwrites the most complex Commercial Lines risks within delegated underwriting authority.  Applies appropriate pricing techniques according to company filings and state/bureau conformance.  §  Identify and develop strong partnership relationships with agents to obtain submissions; market intelligence and new business goals. §  Develops and executes formal written agency plans with all assigned agents in territory. ·         Establishes and executes effective and efficient producer and client visits (with appropriate business units – Risk Engineering, Claims and Marketing Representatives) in order to maintain and increase new business. ·         Coordinate with inter-company departments as well as producers, insureds, and Marketing Representatives to ensure appropriate high level account management standards are maintained. ·         Monitors underwriting results, premium and loss trends within assigned book of business. ·         Responsible for helping develop and implement best practices in the areas of Account Management. ·         Comply and document accounts in accordance with regulatory and internal underwriting guidelines. ·         Deliver quality service to brokers and customers within established service metrics for new, renewal and interim requests. ·         Analyze policy forms and endorsements requests from brokers. ·         Develops and implements business plan for new appointments of Texas agencies and building company’s agency plant. Understanding and knowledge of Texas insurance market and Texas agency plant.  ·         Identifies and reports market intelligence to help meet current and future needs to ensure competitiveness in the marketplace. ·         Determines if reinsurance is needed and procures quotes from various internal and external markets Education and/or Experience  Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university preferred; 8+ years of related commercial lines underwriting experience required. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations CPCU or insurance related courses preferred Other Qualifications                                                 ·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.·         Demonstrated negotiations skills.·         Interpersonal skills including the ability to develop and maintain strong business relationships as well as having the ability to deal effectively with difficult or sensitive situations.·         Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.·         Work independently and as part of a team.·         Ability to travel (same day and overnight) using all forms of transportation. Computer SkillsMust be proficient in the MS Office Suite of products including MS Word and Excel Supervisory Responsibilities                                              This job has no supervisory responsibilities.