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H.W. Kaufman Group Commercial Lines Underwriter in Overland Park, Kansas

  • Build, maintain, and grow a book of business

  • Manage agency relationships and serve as lead client contact

  • Create and execute marketing plan to increase new and renewal business

  • Rate, quote and bind each risk to determine acceptability, coverage, and pricing for large or complex renewals as well as new business

  • Develop and submit underwriting referrals to company brokerage facilities and Burns & Wilcox management

  • Monitor key metrics to formulate corrective action impacting new business hit, renewal retention, premium growth, and loss ratio

  • Lead, train, and develop Assistant and Associate Underwriters

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Minimum 3 years of commercial lines underwriting experience required, excess & surplus experience preferred

  • Demonstrated proficiency in sales and marketing

  • Proven organization skills and ability with a strong attention to detail

  • Interest in continued education and professional development

  • Insurance license, CPCU, CIC or comparable designations preferred

Compensation Package

  • Competitive base compensation & sales incentive bonus plan

  • Flexible, hybrid, and remote work options

  • Health benefits & 401K with employer match

  • Employer paid continuing education courses and designations

  • Many opportunities for career advancement

This is an outstanding opportunity for candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit, drive for career advancement and desire to develop relationships while growing a book of business.

Burns & Wilcox is the nation’s largest independent wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager. In 1969, the late Herbert W. Kaufman recognized an opportunity to fill a void in the industry by establishing Burns & Wilcox as a wholesale brokerage and underwriting organization that would provide brokers and agents with unique access to a variety of insurance markets and help place their specialty risks. Today under the leadership of Mr. Kaufman’s son, Alan Jay Kaufman, that entrepreneurial spirit is thriving as Burns & Wilcox offers comprehensive solutions for retail insurance agents of all sizes, from the large alphabet houses to the more than 30,000 brokers and agent partners worldwide.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The H.W. Kaufman Group of companies is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

External Company URL: http://www.kaufmanfinancialgroup.com

Street: 7500 College Blvd Suite 1215

Company: Burns & Wilcox

ID: 2022-6079