Director, Product & Underwriting, Wholesale Auto and Environmental

The Hartford

4.5

(69)

Hartford, CT

Why you should apply for a job to The Hartford:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.4/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 87% would recommend this company to other women
  • 90% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • The Professional Women’s Network (PWN) provides professional support, growth, advancement and networking to enable greater gender balance.
  • The Hartford offers diversity awareness training known as Appreciating Differences and Managing Inclusion.
  • Employees will be provided with leave of up to four weeks and paid at a rate of 100 percent of their base pay.
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    Position summary

    research the competitive landscape, economic, industry, product, actuarial trends, risk assessment and financial metrics to determine recommendations for new product/coverage opportunities and strategies.
    • Provide thought leadership in area of expertise, including drafting white papers and first alerts, and participating on industry panels.
    • Develop and maintain underwriting guidelines and underwriting authority. Provide internal and external training and collaborate with peers and UW community.
    • Work closely with senior leaders and stakeholders throughout the organization to develop and implement underwriting strategies to achieve performance goals, identify trends, and develop recommendations for improvement, as needed.
    • Advance pricing and portfolio segmentation for portfolio analysis and shaping. Support underwriting on key business initiatives and maintain relationships throughout the organization to support multi-disciplinary problem solving and execution and input across all levels of the business.
    • Develop insight into competitors' strengths, weaknesses and strategies and leverage to drive profitable business and increased market penetration.

    Qualifications:

    7+ years' experience within P & C Specialty Lines; focus and expertise in product & underwriting for Auto & Environmental strongly preferred
    Superior understanding of Product Management & Product Development, inclusive of policy form development and interaction with actuaries and reinsurers.
    Strong understanding of all aspects of underwriting execution
    Ability to use data and analytics to understand and drive underwriting strategy
    Understanding of financial concepts
    Strong project management, negotiation, influencing, legal and analytical skills
    Ability to absorb multi-disciplinary input and translate into effective actions
    Superior communication skills, both oral and written
    Ability to collaborate to drive effective partnerships and deliver outcomes
    Leadership and mentoring skills
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Demonstrate a talent to motivate and inspire team employees and cross functional teams
    Bachelor's degree strongly preferred

    Hybrid & Remote:

    • Sustaining The Hartford's unique workplace culture is vital to delivering on our purpose - underwriting human achievement - and continuously producing outstanding results. Our enterprise work model, which reflects a mix of in-office, hybrid and fully remote roles, helps us attract, retain and develop the talent we need to achieve the company's strategic goals. This role can be performed in either a hybrid or remote work arrangement.

    Compensation

    The listed annualized base pay range is primarily based on analysis of similar positions in the external market. Actual base pay could vary and may be above or below the listed range based on factors including but not limited to performance, proficiency and demonstration of competencies required for the role. The base pay is just one component of The Hartford's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term or annual bonuses, long-term incentives, and on-the-spot recognition. The annualized base pay range for this role is:

    $130,000 - $195,000

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age

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    Why you should apply for a job to The Hartford:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.4/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 87% would recommend this company to other women
  • 90% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • The Professional Women’s Network (PWN) provides professional support, growth, advancement and networking to enable greater gender balance.
  • The Hartford offers diversity awareness training known as Appreciating Differences and Managing Inclusion.
  • Employees will be provided with leave of up to four weeks and paid at a rate of 100 percent of their base pay.