Career Opportunity
Position: Underwriting AssistantJob ID: 13-020
Company Name: Global Indemnity Group, Inc.Department: Underwriting
Location: Chicago, ILEmployment Type: Full Time
Posting Date: 4/25/2013Relocation Provided: No



This position is responsible for all policy transaction processing and technical support functions for our policies covering vacant properties, renovations, and builders risk.



Position & Responsibilities:                               

  • Triage incoming new business submissions to eliminate non-qualifying submissions.
  • Place orders for inspection reports as assigned by underwriter.
  • Review inspection reports for discrepancies/material changes from application and policy. 
  • Develop recommendation letters and monitor policies for recommendation compliance.
  • Ensure cancellations are processed in accordance with state requirements and policy conditions.
  • Contact producers to gather all required account information.
  • Assist with answering phone calls from producers
  • Act as liaison between various departments and Underwriting to ensure policies are issued correctly and premiums are booked and billed properly.
  • Assist Underwriter in obtaining and examining and evaluating documents such as applications, requests from insureds, and any other pertinent information to determine degree of risk, underwriting and appropriate placement.
  • Process non-premium endorsements.
  • Repond to correspondence from internal and external customers.
  • Other technical and clerical support as required by underwriting staff and management.
  • Demonstrates a strong customer focus through understanding customer’s needs and expectations and implements Company’s service standards.
  • Assist with various projects as requested by management.
  • Pursue technical development in order to maintain or enhance knowledge skills and abilities required to perform this job.
  • Other functions may be assigned as business conditions change.


Requirements & Qualifications:


  • Basic computer skills (including good keyboarding skills of average speed/high accuracy
  • Previous office or clerical experience
  • Prior insurance experience a plus
  • Insurance Coursework beneficial
  • Insurance Rating experience/coursework is a plus
  • Must be detail- and team-oriented
  • Ability to manage and organize multiple priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
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