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Executive Underwriter

Canopius US Insurance Inc
Chicago, IL 60606
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The Role

Responsible for all aspects of marketing and underwriting of public commercial risks as part of the US Management & Professional Lines team.

Lines of business include D&O, EPL, Fiduciary, E&O, Crime and other ancillary lines. This role is on the Commercial Public Company team and is located in the NYC or Chicago office.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Effectively market Canopius capabilities, appetite and generate risk opportunities from retail and wholesale brokers.
  • Actively participate in client meetings with current Insureds as well as prospects in order to secure important underwriting information to assist with decision making.
  • Perform all aspects of the underwriting process including risk assessment, underwriting analysis and determine risk adequacy.
  • Properly rate, quote and bind risk in line with underwriting guidelines and risk appetite.
  • Understand and continue to stay up to date surrounding the economic and legal issues impacting the various private and not for profit industry groups and coverage implications.
  • Actively participate in US Management and Professional Lines team strategy and peer discussions.
  • Ensure all aspects of compliance surrounding file documentation and decisions are properly maintained for regulatory and other reporting requirements.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Experience in US management and professional lines.
  • Established broker relationships.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work under pressure as part of a growing team and self motivated to work independently.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • IT literacy including advanced skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other Microsoft Office applications.

About Canopius

Canopius is a global specialty lines (re)insurer. We are one of the leading insurers in the Lloyds of London insurance market with offices in the UK, US, Singapore, Australia and Bermuda.

At Canopius we foster a distinctive, positive culture which enables us to bring our whole selves to work to flourish as people, and build a business which delivers profitable, sustainable results.

Based in incredible new offices in the heart of the City of London, Canopius operates a flexible, hybrid working model and is committed to providing an environment that challenges employees to be their best and where everyone's unique contributions are recognised, valued and respected.

We offer all employees a comprehensive benefits package that focuses on their whole wellbeing. Canopius market-leading proposition offers financial, physical, social and psychological health and wellbeing benefits to ensure we create a working experience which gives everyone the freedom to do their best work.

We are fully committed to equal employment opportunities for all applicants and providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are made regardless of age, sex, gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, religion or beliefs, marital or caring status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage and welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds.

We make reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process and during employment. Please let us know if you require any information in an alternate format or any other reasonable adjustments.


Posted: 2022-09-09 Expires: 2022-10-11

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