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Team Leader, Life Sciences at Chubb

Posted in General Business 24 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise and local operations globally. 

Life Sciences Team Leader  

This Life Science Team Leader / Underwriter will manage a Life Sciences renewal book for the Philadelphia/Harrisburg territory and oversee the management and development of 2 Life Science underwriters.   The position will primarily be focused on underwriting Life Sciences Casualty opportunities (Products and E&O), however the underwriter will be charged with cross selling and writing other lines of business.  Other lines of business include Package, Auto, WC, Umbrella and International. 

The Life Science Team Leader / Underwriter must develop book growth, maintain superior relationships and implement effective and profitable pricing rate strategies.  Underwriting will include marketing and servicing accounts based on Chubb guidelines. 

The position will be responsible for developing and implementing a business plan to grow the Life Sciences book through prospect identification and pipeline development, new business production and account management in assigned branches.

The Life Science Team Leader / Underwriter will have accountability for the financial performance of the Life Sciences book of business, achieving growth for the branch, region and territory.  They will identify opportunities for growth within new and existing production sources, identify cross sell opportunities, conduct agency planning/goal setting including monitoring of progress and make regular broker and insured visits. 

This position reports to the Philadelphia Life Sciences Underwriting Manager.  This position will be based on experience in underwriting and staff management.  Open to possibility of Life Science Underwriter versus Team Lead role, pay grade will be based on experience and qualifications.


Skills Required:

.  Team Lead / Underwriter Candidate will have 5 years commercial multi-line underwriting experience, preferably in Life Sciences casualty placements

.  Strong sales and marketing skills are also critical.

.  Must be able to demonstrate success in marketing, producer/book management and new

   business development.  Must also have the ability to successfully negotiate on all levels with

   both internal and external partners and nurture key producer relations. 

.  The ideal candidate for the role will possess a high degree of proficiency with the underwriting

   process, risk analysis, and work effectively in collaboration with an Underwriting Associate. 

.  Effective desk management is a critical part of this role. 

.  Must have exemplary ability to effectively interact with all levels of customers and coworkers and exhibit strong interpersonal and written communication skills. 

.  Knowledge and proficiency with underwriting technical issues, compliance, coverage,

   products, pricing & strategies expected. 

.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite as well as other business related software required. 

.  We are looking for a candidate who is highly motivated to succeed and is results oriented with

   solid business acumen.

. Salary grade for this position will depend on applicant’s experience.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Minimum of 5 years of commercial multi-line underwriting experience, previous experience in Life Sciences a plus.

Chubb strives to offer a diverse and inclusive and rewarding work environment.  Teamwork and mutual respect are central to how Chubb operates and we believe the best solutions draw upon diverse perspectives, experiences and skills.  We operate in such a way where everyone, regardless of their singular background has the opportunity to contribute to our collective success.



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