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Underwriter- Insurance

Chicago, IL 60603

Posted: 05/20/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Positions Job Number: 129357

Job Description

LK Jordan & Associates are seeking a motivated, intelligent, personable, and experienced Insurance Underwriter for a nationally recognized Insurance Company 


  • The ideal candidate will creatively analyze, underwrite, and effectively manage Prime’s book of business to ensure profitable growth
  • Evaluate submissions to determine acceptability of risk in accordance with underwriting guidelines
  • Prioritize and manage inventory of special projects, new business opportunities, renewal business, and in-force policy endorsement and service requests
  • Understand pricing components and rating methodology to price business based on risk characteristics, financial review and competitive analysis
  • Demonstrate technical and artistic / creative underwriting skills through strategic account review and detailed file pricing and risk documentation
  • Stay apprised of state/territory issues, regulations and trends
  • Effectively manage producer relationships to achieve production goals
  • Collaborate with internal and external business partners

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • College degree from an accredited institution required
  • Dynamic personality
  • Exhibits strong critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to effectively build, strengthen, and maintain internal and external professional relationships
  • Proficient in risk analysis and pricing to achieve profitable growth
  • Competent in use of technology
  • Ability to function in a highly collaborative, fast pace, team environment.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to thoroughly analyze various risk factors and demonstrate a flexible, creative, and thoughtful underwriting approach
  • Capable of taking on and effectively executing any professional task

Benefits include:

  • A robust benefit plan that far exceeds the standard plans found in many other companies
  • 401(k) plan with company match depending on percentage of contribution
  • Employee compensation (including performance bonuses) designed to reward skill, effort and encourage growth
  • Open door executive management policy that allows employees access to top management and mentorship
  • Ongoing internal training and development of skills – we prefer to promote our next generation of leaders from within

For a Confidential Conversation regarding this outstanding career opportunity please contact: Roy Campbell | 210.541.0471 or to apply please send your resume to

Our most successful Candidates come from referrals, so if this position doesn’t look like a great opportunity for you - but you happen to know or have coached this special talent - please forward this email to them or refer me their name in confidence.  Thank you for your consideration!

“L.K. Jordan & Associates is and equal opportunity employers”.
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