Underwriter II


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Argo Group

Argo Group

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides niche insurance solutions using data analytics

Financial Services


Chicago, IL, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or three-plus years related insurance experience and/or equivalent combination of education
  • Three years underwriting experience with authority, preferably in professional liability lines
  • Proven track record of driving profitable growth
  • Demonstrates an understanding and ability to effectively engage in the negotiation process
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Previous insurance educational work, IIA and CPCU designation strongly preferred
  • Detail oriented with initiative and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to travel
  • Advanced knowledge of computer programs, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Review and price policies to verify acceptability based upon company underwriting guidelines and granted underwriting authority
  • Utilize underwriting tools to determine accurate classifications, rates, and premium charges
  • Interact in person, via email, and by phone with brokers to obtain further risk-specific details, negotiate terms and pricing, and explain company positions
  • Manage assigned underwriting territory, including the performance (GWP, loss ratio) of assigned brokers
  • Oversee and approve endorsements as indicated
  • Resolve premium audit disputes within assigned territory
  • Review state laws, including cancellation and non-renewal, within assigned territory to properly transact business within the state
  • Create, analyze, and interpret data from various reports/dashboards
  • Conduct educational sessions within the department
  • Other duties as assigned

Argo Group is an excellent place to work because it is at the forefront of leveraging advanced data analytics and digital tools within the U.S. property and casualty industry. This specialization in providing innovative insurance solutions for niche markets not only showcases its role as an industry leader but also fosters a culture that values technological integration and precise, customized service delivery. Employees benefit from a dynamic environment that encourages professional growth and sector-specific expertise.

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New York, New York



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