Underwriting Director , Physicians

| Dallas, TX, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 87,000-178,000 Annually
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You have a clear vision of where your career can go. And we have the leadership to help you get there. At CNA, we strive to create a culture in which people know they matter and are part of something important, ensuring the abilities of all employees are used to their fullest potential.
Leads and directs an underwriting group and is accountable for business results through overall management, profitability, and business development of a book of business. In conjunction with senior management, works within the highest limits of authority. Has regional, industry segment or company-wide scope of responsibility.
Will have the ability to work on complex underwriting risks employing diagnostic and systematic analysis to assess acceptability. Determines appropriate pricing of complex risks for assigned book of business based on financial and competitive analysis in line with compliance requirements and with little oversight needed from superiors.
JOB DESCRIPTION:
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Performs a combination of duties in accordance with departmental guidelines:
Directs the work activities and has full management responsibility for the performance and development of subordinate staff in accordance with corporate strategic direction.
Coaches, leads and develops underwriters and directs the development of underwriting training.
Participates with senior management in the development and implementation of underwriting policy, marketing and business strategy.
Develops and implements operating plans for enhancing the business and meeting strategic objectives.
Reviews and directs the application of underwriting policy and pricing for all risks within an assigned book of business.
May market products and services through agencies or through the brokerage community.
Develops and maintains agency and/or broker relationships to ensure positive and profitable outcomes.
Reports business progress to senior management.
Keeps current on state/territory issues and regulations, industry activity and trends. May represent the company in industry trade groups.
Reporting Relationship
AVP or above
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
1. Ability to effectively lead, coach and develop an underwriting group.
2. Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills. Ability to effectively interact with all levels of CNA's internal and external business partners.
3. Senior level technical and business management acumen, underwriting skill and knowledge of insurance and underwriting principles, practices and procedures.
4. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and teams.
5. Ability to deal with ambiguous situations and issues.
6. Creativity in resolving unique and challenging business problems.
7. Ability to achieve results by taking a proactive long-term view of business goals and objectives.
8. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software.
Education and Experience
1. MBA or its equivalent in experience. Professional designations preferred.2. Typically a minimum of ten years of underwriting experience with a proven track record of results.
In certain jurisdictions, CNA is legally required to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. In California, Colorado, Connecticut, New York and Washington, the national base pay range for this job level is $87,000 to $178,000 annually.Salary determinations are based on various factors, including but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location. CNA offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to help our employees - and their family members - achieve their physical, financial, emotional and social wellbeing goals. For a detailed look at CNA's benefits, please visit cnabenefits.com .
CNA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in the recruitment process. To request an accommodation, please contact [email protected] .

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CNA Benefits Overview

One of the many advantages of working at CNA is the benefits program we offer you and your eligible dependents,
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Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Some meals provided
Relocation assistance
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