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Sr. Underwriter, Casualty Division at Allied World

Posted in Insurance 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description:

Allied World has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Underwriter, to manage and grow a portfolio of general casualty business by exercising proper underwriting discipline, and by marketing and servicing both existing and potential clients. The opportunity exists within the Excess Casualty unit mainly focusing on retail broker distribution with a targeted approach on construction, real estate, and products liability risks. 

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Perform account analysis according to Allied World (US) General Casualty guidelines

  • Develop accout pricing/ structure/ make recommendations

  • Perform and document referrals

  • Prepare quotes, binders, underwriting worksheets within company guidelines

  • Maintain files in an orderly manner consistent with company guidelines

  • Delegate and supervise work to Account Coordinators as needed

  • Attend Client meetings, lunches, dinners, and other social outings as applicable

  • Market to brokers within assigned region and engage production meetings

  • Work with Legal department for manuscript wording analysis and preparation as needed

  • Ability to interact with senior management on referral items, and willingness to train and work with UW Trainee and other underwriting units




  • 4-year college degree

  • 4-5 years experience in General Casualty underwriting

  • CPCU designation, or other applicable insurance designations desired

  • Excellent Communication skills for both internal and external clients

  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced, high pressure environment

  • Proficient in microsoft applications including word, outlook, and excel

  • Excellent organizational skills, and ability to multi task required

  • Willingness to travel for client meetings and broker visits throughout the assigned region


About Fairfax

Fairfax is a holding company which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management.


About Allied World

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd, through its subsidiaries, is a global provider of insurance and reinsurance solutions. We operate under the brand Allied World and have supported clients, cedents and trading partners with thoughtful service and meaningful coverages since 2001. We are a subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, and we benefit from a worldwide network of affiliated entities that allow us to think and respond in non-traditional ways. Our capital base is strong, our solutions anticipate rather than react to changing trends, and our teams are focused on establishing long-term relationships that are mutually beneficial. Learn more about how we can help you manage your risk by visiting: Web: | Facebook: | LinkedIn:


Our generous benefits package includes: Health and Dental Insurance, 401k plan, and Group Term Life Insurance.  Allied World Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion or belief, sex, age, genetic information, marital or civil partnership status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or their protected veteran or disability status.  Please visit for further information on Allied World.