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Underwriter, Cross Class, Renewable Energy

Company: Axis Capital Holdings
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital - a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk taking and superior risk adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

Job Summary: The Renewable Energy Underwriter position will be focused on the ongoing development of the US Renewable Energy portfolio. The successful candidate will underwrite a profitable portfolio of renewable power generation property and casualty risks, but with a focus on our general and excess liability book of business. While this will be a technical underwriting role, a fundamental requirement will be developing and maintaining new and existing broker and insured relationships. The successful candidate will be required to work harmoniously with other underwriters, actuaries, and claims team on a daily basis. They will be required to establish, support, and maintain effective relationships with peers, the unit head, Insured's and brokers.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Underwriting

o Independently underwrite new and renewal risks within delegated underwriting authority guidelines

o Risk review, assessment and decision making

o Negotiation of terms and conditions

o Meet brokers and clients, and other marketing of AXIS, relationship development

o Review and draft policy wording changes

o Liaise and coordinate with reinsurance partners

o Issue Quotes to brokers on new and renewal business

o Further develop the US renewable energy book with an emphasis on new growth areas for Axis

o Prepare detailed underwriting proposals for consideration at appropriate peer review

o Refer risks outside authority levels to unit head

o Check details of underwriting in daybook entries and ensure appropriate underwriting data/signing

o Handle endorsements

o Complete reports and presentations

o Assist in general underwriting related administration to ensure efficient workflow within the team, including development and adoption of new underwriting system

o Contribute to the annual business planning process

File Maintenance and Compliance

Correct and maintain all files and documents both manually and electronically to ensure AXIS is in compliance at all times with the relevant regulatory environment

General and Ad Hoc Administration and Support

o Liaise with other departments - claims, finance, operations, ceded re, broker relations, and external stakeholders

o travel domestically and Occasionally internationally

o Any other reasonable requests made by management

Ideal Education, Training, Skills & Experience:

o Bachelor's Degree or above

o 5+ Years Relevant insurance Industry experience

o Power generation industry experience preferred

o Excellent numeracy skills, including ability to analyze detail and judge data and reports

o Strong analytical skills, including competence with Microsoft Excel and other MS Office systems

o Good organizational and time management skills, including the ability to effectively manage high volumes

o Excellent negotiation skills, hard-working and ability to work under pressure

o Strong communication and team working skills

o Flexibility and a willingness to "go the extra mile"

o Presentable, professional, and intelligent

o Able to work independently

Keywords: Axis Capital Holdings, Kansas City , Underwriter, Cross Class, Renewable Energy, Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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