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Underwriter Trainee - Management & Professional Liability at Philadelphia Insurance Companies

Updated: February 12, 2018
Category:  Underwriting

Marketing Statement

Philadelphia Insurance Companies, a member of the Tokio Marine Group, designs, markets and underwrites commercial property/casualty and professional liability insurance products for select industries.   We have been in operation since 1962 and are nationally recognized as a member of  Ward's Top 50 and rated A++ by A.M.Best.

 

Duties

The Manangement and Professional Liability Trainee will participate in a training program which will include classroom based learning, on the job training, and independent study. A portion of the training program will involve shadowing of current employees across various teams. You will learn the fundamentals of the Management and Professional Liability industry and skills needed to become a successful underwriter. The program will last approximately one year during which time some business travel will be required for training.

Responsibilties include:

Provides support and assistance to Management & Professional Liability (MPL) underwriting staff by handling administrative and routine underwriting tasks. A typical day will include the following:

  • Interacts with and learns the role of other groups (loss control, claims, administration, etc.) in providing MPL products and services to routine accounts.

  • Supports MPL underwriting staff using the necessary systems, forms, methods and procedures.

  • Learn and understand key components of common products in the MPL line of business as well as learn and maintain knowledge of company workflow and company procedures.

  • Contact agents, brokers and marketing department as appropriate to clarify and correct inconsistent, incorrect or missing application/submission information, and conduct follow ups with agents, brokers and marketing department on binding conditions and additional information requests.

  • Take pricing referrals, coverage questions and endorsement referrals on our Automatic book according to delegated underwriting authority and guidelines.

  • Accurately enter all new and renewal submissions, update the workflow tracking system with appropriate entries, run reports to determine assignments and complete account status follow up by contacting agents, brokers and the PHLY marketing department via the most appropriate method of communication.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Proficient MS Office
  • Detail-oriented and interested in learning the insurance field
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Some experience with professional liability or commercial lines insurance experience

EEO Statement

Tokio Marine Group of Companies (including, but not limited to the Philadelphia Insurance Companies, Tokio Marine America, Inc., TMNA Services, LLC and First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd.) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In order to remain competitive we must attract, develop, motivate, and retain the most qualified employees regardless of age, color, race, religion, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, family circumstances, life experiences, marital status, military status,  sexual orientation and/or any other status protected by law. 

Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefit package, which includes tuition reimbursement and a generous 401K match. Our rich history of outstanding results and growth allow us to focus our business plan on continued growth, new products, people development and internal career opportunities. If you enjoy working in a fast paced work environment with growth potential please apply online.

 
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Paid Time Off for Volunteer Work
Family-Friendly Benefits
Educational Support
Medical & Dental Plans
Paid Time Off
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