ProSight Specialty Insurance

  • Underwriting Manager, Transportation

    Job Locations US-NJ-Morristown
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/20/2019 8:54 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Underwriting - West
  • Overview

    ProSight is looking for talented and driven candidates who combine strategic thinking, creativity, and pragmatic execution to drive business results. ProSight’s business model focuses on specific customer niches and drives our competitive advantage through superior understanding of the customer and expert underwriting execution. 


    The Underwriting Manager will develop and manage the growth of a profitable book of business specifically for intermodal. The candidate will also be responsible for building and maintaining effective relationships with our select distribution partners. Finally, as with all ProSight employees, they will be responsible for helping generate and execute true differentiated coverage and services for their niche.


    • Account level evaluation, application of terms and price selection
    • Underwrites within established niche guidelines and or underwriting authority
    • Works with Home Office Underwriting and distribution to define niche parameters
    • Sells the product/niche advantages of ProSight in such a way as to differentiate ProSight from its competitors
    • Work’s in conjunction with the Home Office Underwriting team to audits our distribution partners
    • Manages assigned books or niches build sustainable long-term relationships
    • Drives product/service/selection/pricing innovation for assigned book
    • Works with actuarial to best understand trends within the niche and how to react accordingly
    • Ultimately rewarded for building a growing portfolio that is profitable and sustainable over the long term


    • 5+ years’ experience as an underwriter within transportation is required
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in business or a related field
    • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Suite with specific emphasis on Excel
    • Superior communication and organizational skills
    • Strong customer-oriented product management skills
    • CPCU or ARM preferred
    • You have demonstrated the ability to articulate a vision for your niche and the necessary skills to prioritize what is required to accomplish it.
    • You have an excellent ability to consult, influence, and manage business partners. Ability to drive efforts and projects through relationships and a broad knowledge base.
    • You demonstrate personal accountability and integrity, and an ability to build strong, productive relationships across business.
    • Strong track record of solving complex problems, designing creative strategies, and delivering significant impact as a manager and a leader.  You challenge the status quo to dig deep to get to the root cause of any issue.
    • You have strong decision-making skills, with ability to articulate the reason behind the decision and think on your feet.
    • You rely on data to make decisions.
    • You are a credible source of information and could challenge and influence decision makers with your excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • You are a self-starter, who requires little management to get things done.
    • You thrive in an entrepreneurial role, where hard work, rolling up your sleeves, grit and determination come naturally, and producing great results is your primary motivator.


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