Director - Underwriting Support


: $114,495.00 - $206,040.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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JOB TITLE: Director of Underwriting Support


REPORTS TO: AVP Operations

JOB PURPOSE: To supervise underwriting support operations while driving continuous improvement and efficiency.


* Implement tools and systems to improve workflow tracking and service level metrics.
* Monitor and improve team performance.
* Lead the development of comprehensive procedures in a centralized library.
* Oversee the day to day operation of the underwriting support function.
* Develop and implement workflow procedures.
* Coordinate process and systems training for the underwriting support staff.
* Conduct reviews and support development of direct reports in four US offices.
* Participate in the recruitment and selection process to ensure the organization has the necessary talent to accomplish business goals.
* Drive improvements with other departments as needed, including Business Support Services and IT.
* Conduct duties of the Underwriting Assistant role as needed.
* Other duties as assigned.


* Bachelor's degree from an accredited university required.
* Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience; insurance industry experience preferred.
* Experience managing direct reports.
* Customer service orientation.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* Strong analytical skills.
* Ability to work with detailed information accurately.
* Effective planning, problem solving, and decision making skills.
* Ability to balance multiple inquiries and competing demands utilizing a positive coaching approach with employees.
* Sense of urgency with an ability to prioritize as service demands change.
* Proficient with common software and overall comfort with technology.
* Ability to travel up to 25%.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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Associated topics: administrative, administrative assistant, administrative coordinator, assistant, beverage, chief operations officer, facilities, front desk, staff, support * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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