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AIG Underwriting Specialist, Lexington Property in Boston, Massachusetts

Underwriting Specialist – Lexington E&S Property

Who we are

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Building on 100 years of experience, today AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement solutions, and other financial services to customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security.

Get to know the business

Lexington Insurance Company is the leading U.S.-based surplus lines insurer. For over 50 years, we have provided flexible solutions to companies and organizations of all sizes – from Fortune 100 corporations to small and middle market entities. Lexington is renowned for its ability to help brokers find solutions to the most challenging insurance needs of their clients. Drawing on our entrepreneurial spirit, our employees are encouraged each day to rise to challenges and embrace opportunities to make a difference.

Lexington Insurance is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

About the role

The Underwriting Specialist must be able to illustrate the highest levels of technical proficiency and underwriting acumen combined with marketing and sales skills to meet production underwriting goals while maintaining budgeted loss and expense ratios. Candidates are expected to work effectively in a team environment to develop broker and portfolio strategies in addition to working independently to manage a profitable book of new and renewal business. The Head of Property for the Zone will rely heavily on this position to assist in guiding, mentoring and training more junior members of the team, as well as to assist in planning and budgeting, collaboration across AIG divisions and building a culture of diversity and inclusion across the team.

What you need to know:

  • The candidate must have the ability to underwrite property risks across the spectrum of E&S Property business while helping to set direction for your team and maintaining a balanced portfolio across both primary and excess placements.

  • Position requires ability to underwrite 100%, primary/shared and layered, and excess structures.

  • A strong understanding of current market conditions, ability to quickly make decisions and turn around quotes and manage multiple prospects at one time are essential.

  • Must be able to work with regional Property leadership peers in order to continue to build a nationally renowned team and culture for Lexington

  • Underwrite risks to maintain and profitably grow our E&S portfolio across our desired business segments.

  • Collaborate with colleagues internally and be reliably visible to our wholesale trading partners.

  • Review and negotiate manuscript form wordings and coverages.

  • Act as a senior mentor to train and guide other members of the team within the Zone

What we’re looking for:

  • An Insurance professional with a minimum 5+ years' experience in Commercial Property E&S underwriting.

  • The candidate must have the ability to underwrite property risks across the spectrum of E&S Property business while helping to set direction for your team and maintaining a balanced portfolio across both primary and excess placements.

  • Position requires ability to underwrite 100%, primary/shared and layered, and excess structures.

  • A strong understanding of current market conditions, ability to quickly make decisions and turn around quotes and manage multiple prospects at one time are essential.

  • As a member of Lexington team, take on responsibilities beyond everyday underwriting, including mentoring, collaboration within the Zone across business divisions and driving a diverse and inclusive culture.

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A look at our Benefits

We're proud to offer a range of employee benefits and resources that help you protect what matters most - your health care, savings, financial protection and wellbeing. We provide a variety of leaves for personal, health, family and military needs. For example, our "Giving Back" program allows you to take up to 16 hours a year to volunteer in your community. Our global mental health and wellness days off provide all colleagues with a paid day off to focus on their mental health and wellbeing.

We also believe in fostering our colleagues' development and offer a range of learning opportunities for colleagues to hone their professional skills to position themselves for the next steps of their careers. We have a tuition reimbursement program for eligible colleagues to enhance their education, skills, and knowledge in areas that relate to their current position or future positions to which they may transfer or progress.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates are committed to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and its policies and procedures reflect this commitment. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories such as sexual orientation. At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission – creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

To learn more please visit: https://www.aig.com/about-us/diversity-equity-and-inclusion

AIG is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants and employees with physical or mental disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to complete any part of the application or hiring process, please send an email to candidatecare@aig.com . Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Functional Area:

UW - Underwriting

Estimated Travel Percentage (%): Up to 25%

Relocation Provided: No

Lexington Insurance Company

At AIG, helping people discover new potential is our purpose. As a global risk leader, we do this for our clients every day. Through our deep expertise in their industries and our innovative solutions that help them smartly manage risk, we enable their growth in ways they never thought possible.

But we also do the same thing for our employees, because we know our people are our greatest strength-the source of every insight, every idea and every innovation. When we're working as one team to do what's right for our colleagues and our communities, we can achieve excellence together. We encourage colleagues to give back to the causes they care most about, supporting these efforts through our Volunteer Time Off and Matching Grants Programs.

Join our Talent Network (http://www.aig.com/careers/life-at-aig/join-the-talent-network) . Additional information about AIG can be found at www.aig.com | YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/aig) | Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/AIGInsurance) | LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/company/aig) .

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