Multinational Accounts Practice Underwriting Manager


: $96,570.00 - $157,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Insurance

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Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

Supports long and short term business strategies to effectively achieve profit and growth objectives for the Multinational Accounts Practice book of business through sound underwriting, timely quoting, and effective global program execution and implementation.

Underwriting and Multinational transaction responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Works with Business Units to identify areas in which the Multinational Accounts Practice can support key Business Unit strategies.
* Works with domestic Account Executives as appropriate to support cross-sell opportunities and

market penetration objectives.

* Develops tools to make prospecting, quoting, etc. more efficient and market competitive.
* Advises Field on the underwriting and pricing of global exposures in coordination with domestic Account Executives.
* Engages various multinational partners to build a timely, competitive, and comprehensive insurance programs which meet local policy requirements and legal/law interpretations.
* Ensures production and underwriting objectives are achieved.
* Develops and maintains effective and collaborative relationships with internal resources (e.g., Claim, Legal, Operations, Product Solutions, Product Managers, etc.) to ensure delivery of all related services to domestic Account Executives, brokers/agents, and clients.
* Develops and maintains productive relationships with the Enterprise as well as multinational partners around the world, in partnership with the B&SI Senior Management team.

Post-transaction responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Works to improve and maintain back-end infrastructure processes (booking, invoice issuance, policy issuance, etc.).
* Coordinates with Claim when foreign claims are at issue and assistance is needed.
* Assists Reinsurance Accounting with billing and payment reconciliation and collection when needed.
* Helps develop, maintain, and follow a set of formal, written Standard Operating Procedures for the Multinational placement process.
* Leads the development and implementation of an efficient data management structure.
* Develops and/or augments existing training for Business Units and Field Staff, including the

Multinational Resident Experts.

Other Responsibilities include:

* Leads an assortment of strategic initiatives to strengthen the Multinational Accounts Practice.
* Manages multi-layered projects to fruition; communicates and organizes effectively to convert a strategic plan into reality.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies


General knowledge of billing/accounting concepts as well as data/workflow management

General knowledge of legal/regulatory terms and concepts (as it relates to insurance)

Strong communication and collaboration skills.

Ability to organize people/ideas and project manage with minimum oversight.

Ability to think strategically and convert/execute strategy into reality.

Ability to effectively troubleshoot and manage many 'balls in the air' without losing focus.

Advanced competence in change management and resiliency. Ability to adjust easily to new

situations and changing priorities.

Advanced networking & relationship building skills. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Job Summary

Responsible for the growth and management of the Multinational Accounts Practice Management Liability book of business, including timely underwriting, quoting and subsequent post-sale implementation of global programs. Coordinates the placement of complex international Management Liability requests through Travelers Foreign Subsidiaries, INI Network or foreign insurers (i.e. fronting companies).

Participates in the broadening and development of the Bond & Specialty Insurance global footprint, including finding new solutions in strategic jurisdictions and maintaining and improving existing solutions. Leads internal and external growth, communication, and marketing efforts to increase Travelers' penetration and competitive advantage in the multinational space.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree preferred

3 years of underwriting experience with Management Liability Products preferred

5+ years of total underwriting experience preferred

Bilingual candidates (Spanish or Mandarin) preferred

Physical Requirements

Operates standard office equipment. Requires extended periods of computer use. Requires extended periods of sitting.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of 5 years of equivalent work and/or industry experience.

Associated topics: underwriter * 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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