Selective Insurance Company of America

  • Underwriting Manager- E&S Lines

    Location US-AZ-Scottsdale
    Experience (Years)
    Full-Time Regular
    FLSA Status
    Job ID
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  • Overview

    Supervise the activities of underwriters and coordinate their activities with internal and outside personnel. Operates within letter of authority for referral underwriting.  All job duties and responsibilities must be carried out in compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements.


    • Supervises, coordinates, and monitors activities and results of an underwriting team to obtain and ensure accurate, quality work while at the same time maintaining high production standards.
    • Schedules, priorities and distributes workflow of unit to ensure work is done in a timely fashion and all deadlines are met.
    • Provides guidance to agents and policyholders and provides technical guidance and expertise to underwriters. Acts as a liaison with other supervisors, branches and corporate departments with whom their unit interacts. Conducts agency visits as required by company standards.
    • Recommends procedural changes and plans, organizes and implements these changes. Keeps current on all changes effecting unit's work production and on changes within the insurance industry.
    • Responsible for the profitability and production of the team per budget.
    • Arbitrate problems between agents, insured’s, or other departments.
    • Develops and utilizes management reports to assist in monitoring team and individual underwriter results.
    • Testifies in court and/or participates in the taking of depositions as needed on claims or coverage issues.
    • Participates in state pricing reviews
    • Oversees training and development of staff. Evaluates and gives guidance to staff on an on-going basis as to their abilities and duties and makes personnel recommendations to ensure proper and optimum use of personnel.



    • Broad underwriting technical background
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Good analytical skills
    • Proficient with Word, excel & Outlook
    • College degree preferred.
    • 7+ years Underwriting experience required
    • 3-4  years experience in rating, inspections, and claims is also preferred


    Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Selective maintains a drug-free workplace.


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