Willis Towers Watson Senior Underwriting Specialist Environmental - US Nationwide in Denver, Colorado

Senior Underwriting Specialist Environmental - US Nationwide in Denver, CO at Willis Towers Watson

Date Posted: 7/27/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

  • Location: Denver, CO

  • Experience: 5 to 10 years

  • Date Posted: 7/27/2017

Job Description

Senior Underwriting Specialist Environmental - US Nationwide

Location: Denver, CO preferred

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

The Business

Investment, Risk and Reinsurance

Our sophisticated approach to risk helps clients free up capital. We work in close concert with investors, reinsurers, and insurers to manage the equation between risk and return. Blending advanced analytics with deep institutional knowledge, we reveal new opportunities to maximize performance

The Role

Summary Description

Freberg Environmental Insurance (FEI) specializes in developing, marketing and underwriting insurance programs. We are looking for a successful underwriting specialist for our Environmental Consultants and Contractors (ECC) program. The candidate will be responsible for underwriting commercial general and environmental liability products.


  • Responsible for the profitability, growth and retention of assigned book of business that is consistent with overall business line objectives.

  • Review applications and financial requirements of accounts to determine acceptability of risk in accordance with company underwriting guidelines and authority.

  • Demonstrates technical underwriting skills through strategic account review and file documentation.

  • Understands pricing components and rating methodology and prices risk based on financial and competitive analysis.

  • Identify and develop key production sources to develop new business opportunities that lead to department growth.

  • Adhere to department underwriting rules and guidelines.

  • Utilize underwriting tools to determine accurate classifications, rates, and premium charges.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5-10 years of commercial underwriting experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Prior environmentally related underwriting experience preferred.

  • Professional designation as Associate Underwriter (AU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM) or CPCU designation or in process with goal to complete.

  • Independent, entrepreneurial spirit capable of managing a large book of business with minimal supervision.

  • Must be committed to client relationship management and service.

  • Advanced knowledge of computer programs, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Excellent communication capabilities oral and written.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in in a team environment.

  • P&C License

Additional Information:

  • Will consider remote working environment.

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