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Underwriter Trainee
at Arch Insurance Group
New York, NY

Underwriter Trainee
at Arch Insurance Group
New York, NY

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Description

The Company

 

Arch Insurance is a global insurer offering our clients superior coverage and service. We embody the Arch guiding principle of focusing on retaining experienced and talented employees to differentiate us from the rest of the pack. Our group operates from offices in the US, Canada, Bermuda, UK, Australia and South Africa, providing specialty risk solutions to clients worldwide across a wide range of industries. With over ten years of operating history and strong financial ratings, our track record remains solid.

 

Arch Insurance employs a disciplined underwriting approach and prudent risk selection across all types of business. Our mission is to provide our insureds with superb coverage and claims handling through careful and diligent underwriting of risks and business-friendly solutions. Across our global operations, Arch Insurance employees are ready to meet your needs with professionalism and excellence.

 

Job Responsibilities

The Position

This position is intended for a candidate seeking growth opportunity in a dynamic organization. The trainee will join a specific business unit, as assigned, and will receive ongoing on-the-job training in his/her line of business.  The trainee also will be part of the company’s year-long Underwriter Training Program, and as such, he/she will participate with other trainees in formal classroom training which takes place in the Fall.  This is an intense, two-week training session which expands the trainee’s insurance knowledge and understanding of Arch’s strategy, culture, products, and services.  As a follow-up in the Spring, there is a one-week classroom session offering specific knowledge- and skills-building workshops.

 

Job Responsibilities

As the trainee develops skill and gains experience, on-the-job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Marketing Arch products and services to wholesale and retail brokers
  • Underwriting and pricing products, including:
    1. Financial analysis
    2. Exposure analysis
    3. Policy contract review and rating
    4. Claims review
    5. Binding new and renewal accounts according to our underwriting philosophy and strategy
    6. Servicing our brokers and customers

Desired Skills/Experience

Desired Skills

  • Highly proficient with MS Word, Excel, Outlook

  • Exemplary oral and written communication skills; analytical, with keen ability to think through issues; solid understanding of financial statements; proactive; able to organize and prioritize to meet multiple demands and commitments; strong work ethic; team player; exhibits leadership potential.

Required Education/Experience 

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