AVP Underwriter

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Job Identification Number: 268

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Insurance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


An Insurance Company seeks an AVP Underwriter in the Property department, in their New York City office.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage a US Property portfolio to meet targets of the business plan including GWP, NWP, loss ratios and expenses

  • Monitor the portfolio for specific segments of business for claim trends, changes in underwriting strategy/risk selection, risk pricing, and changes in both internal/external compliance measures and communicate impact of these issues to the operation

  • Review, negotiate, accept, or decline risks on behalf of the Company

  • Ensure that business written is thoroughly evaluated and that risks written adhere to the Company’s underwriting standards and individual authority limits

  • Develop new business in line with the departmental business plan and Company strategy

  • Provide a high level of analytical skills and responsiveness to provide the best possible service to clients  


  • Bachelor degree preferred; 1-5 years’ experience in the insurance market; experience with Property Underwriting a plus

  • Strong knowledge of the Property Segment

  • Associated classes or courses and/or industry license, or designation