Sr Associate UW Specialist (Remote Option) (Houston, TX)

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American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905. We've been recognized by Forbes as one of America's most trustworthy financial companies and best mid-sized employers. With focus on our organization's values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.

What's in it for you?

American National supports a comfortable, diverse, and inclusive work environment, following a casual dress code and focus on healthy work-life balance. We understand that comprehensive benefits are important which is why we offer a generous package that includes: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, health-wellness initiatives, and a volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a charity of choice, and referral bonuses! We also offer a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more.

Sr. Associate UW Specialist

American National is seeking a SR. Associate UW Specialist. The senior associate underwriter specialist functions as the technical expert for Specialty Markets. Must demonstrate technical expertise and a keen knowledge of policy processes and systems. In order to serve at this level for the lines of business, he/she must serve as an expert with the policy administration systems and processes to independently service agent and policyholder needs and to provide technical support to the team. They must demonstrate technical expertise and potential leadership skills with the desire and ability to grow into a position where he/she will manage people.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Monitors service levels for new business, policy changes and renewals and remains in communication with the department manager regarding service levels.
• Serves as the point of contact for the manager and for the field regarding the management of service levels for the team or region.
• Responds to agents and internal clients when a high degree of technical and/or negotiation skills are required.
• Submits requests to the analyst team and/or Corporate Technology Services in order to implement system enhancements when efficiency improvements are identified.
• Develops and mentors associate underwriters to become more independent in their roles and serves as a backup manager for the department when manager is out of office.
• Performs quality control and/or quality assurance reviews, as determined by the manager, in order to ensure quality work by the associate underwriter team and coach team regarding areas of improvement identified in these QA reviews.
• Provides support to new team members following the completion of the initial training into the department.
• Works in tandem with the manager to assist in the professional and technical development of team members.
• Exhibits leadership traits such as motivational support and the empowerment of others to enhance the quality of work from the team, conveys confidence in their abilities, and recognizes individual successes.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Associate degree.
• Two to four years of experience.
• Equivalent experience considered in place of collegiate studies.
• Formalized leadership training and leadership experience preferred.

Salary for this position can range from $43,742for candidates who are minimally qualified through $65,613 for more highly qualified candidates. Candidates outside of the range are encouraged to apply, and will be considered based on experience, skill and education.

Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.Weare dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with the job qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this position or other opportunities at American National.

American National's recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal .

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American National is an equal opportunity employer , committed to enhancing a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.
More Information on American National
American National operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in Galveston, TX, League City, TX, Springfield, MO and Glenmont, NY. American National was founded in 2022. It has 4265 total employees. To see all 21 open jobs at American National, click here.
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