Senior Commercial Surety Bond Underwriter - Southeast

The Hartford

4.5

(69)

Multiple Locations

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

    e isn't a part of the job. Here, you'll be putting your creative insights to work with other underwriters and leaders, having a seat at the table with key decision makers. And you'll have any number of opportunities for your career to grow in whatever direction you choose.

    As a Senior Commercial Surety Bond Underwriter at The Hartford, your primary role will be to support all Bond lines of business strategies by marketing and underwriting business in partnership with field office specialists.

    Responsibilities:

    • Rigorously analyze underwriting information and assess most complex risk within the framework of company standards.

    • Maintain disciplined adherence to underwriting and service standards.

    • A high degree of decision-making authority in the regional office and look at book of business issues.

    • Weigh decisions between underwriting standards and customer needs and expectations.

    • Balance risk relative to return to make effective and acceptable underwriting decisions.

    • Conduct client meetings/agency calls.

    • Cultivate customer and producer relationships to promote Bond products and services within the regional office.

    • Seek out resources to identify and satisfy customer and producer needs.

    • Share pertinent information to support product development, market research and identification of business opportunities between Bond lines of business and other Hartford business units. Develop and implement strategy across the regional office.

    • Effectively utilize the Bond Center to support sales and service objectives. Ensure achievement of financial goals and business plan objectives.

    • Utilize internal underwriting system efficiently and effectively.

    We'll Be a Good Match if You Have:

    • A customer-first mindset, putting our customers at the center of everything you do.

    • A passion for making decisions through both analyzing data and employing critical thinking skills.

    • A team spirit and desire to work collaboratively.

    • A financial mindset to help make the best decisions.

    • Ability to own our work and following through on commitments.

    • Ability to decipher and execute within a fluid and changing business environment.

    • An understanding of how to build relationships and trust among diverse groups.

    • The ability to advance their careers into technical OR leadership positions.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

    • 3 + years of surety underwriting experience

    • Demonstrated success in developing and maintaining solid relationships with all internal and external business partners

    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

    • An ability to think analytically about business problems, make recommendations and propose solutions.

    • High energy self-starter, who is resilient and has an entrepreneurial spirit

    • Demonstration of solid time, organizational, and desk management skills

    • Goal-oriented and delivers outcomes

    • Ability to challenge the status quo and compete to win

    • Superior technical knowledge and sound decision-making and analytical skills.

    • Valid driver's license

    The Hartford is proud to offer a hybrid work model that is designed to support flexibility.

    Candidate must reside within the Southeast territory.

    This position may be filled at a different level, depending on experience

    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:

    $61,920 - $149,640

    The posted salary range reflects our ability to hire at different position titles and levels depending on background and experience.

    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.