AVP Underwriter Surety

Stamford, Connecticut, États-Unis

Job Type

Full Time

About Us

Arc Vermeil is an international recruitment firm specialized in placement of executives and managers in the financial services Industry. Our agengy had been mandated on the following job

About the Role

We can do a lot of things really well, but not everything. That is why we are always looking for those who show initiative and who distinguish themselves through their commitment, ability and talent. If you feel addressed, join us as Assistant Vice President Underwriter NA Surety.

The role is to be part of a team to assist in executing North American Surety underwriting strategy, including managing client and broker relationships with the goal of generating target return on capital.

Keys Skills :

The AVP Underwriter Surety will be responsible for:

  • Handle results-oriented underwriting by assisting Head of NA Surety in developing and monitoring a technically sound and profitable portfolio.

  • Provide a market presence to continue to build the brand with key clients and brokers.

  • Support and foster a culture of agility, high performance, client centricity and solution-oriented decision making.

  • Represent the company at market events, client visits, underwriting file reviews and workshops, as assigned.

  • Ensure compliance with underwriting and pricing guidelines, operations and procedures.

  • Support portfolio management and exposure/risk accumulation monitoring according to corporate guidelines.

  • Effectively collaborate with key stakeholders within the organization including the actuarial, claims, and wording departments.

  • Handle administrative tasks, including special acceptances, review of contractual documents and endorsement requests, data input, maintain data quality of portfolio, etc.

  • Accurate and timely data entry into internal systems in conjunction with UW operations team.

  • Analysis and monitoring of market trends, economic and legal developments and assess impacts 

  • Other duties as assigned.


To be an ideal candidate you have the following background, skills and mindset:

  • 3-5 years primary and/or reinsurance underwriting experience in North American Surety.

  • Strong understanding of market trends, and application of such to identify improvement opportunities.

  • Experience working in a diverse and multicultural environment
    Solid commercial, negotiation and communication skills.

  • Proven ability to deliver on defined targets and goals.

  • Self-motivated attitude with a high level of energy.

  • Proficient skills in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Salesforce.

  • Adaptable, open for new ideas and technology.

  • Ready to travel in the US and Canada (once permitted).

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