The Hartford Executive Underwriter / Senior Underwriter, Marine in MORRISTOWN, New Jersey

Title: Executive Underwriter / Senior Underwriter, Marine

Location: United States-New York-Melville

Other Locations: United States-New York-New York, United States-New Jersey-Morristown

Job Number: 1801004

Do you have a passion for identifying risks? Are you practical thinker who’s driven to help others? This is your opportunity to give those passions and talents new purpose by applying them to meaningful work at The Hartford.


As a Commercial Marine Underwriter, the position will produce and underwrite Ocean Cargo, Inland Marine, and Related Property business. The primary responsibility will be new business development and retaining profitable renewals. This position is eligible for an annual bonus which is based on achieving results in production and profit objectives.

The position will also assist in directing the execution of the Marine Operating Plans.

Agency Sales/Program Management: Build strong, distinctive strategic partnerships with key agents and brokers. Develop and implement segment sales plans. Keen insight into competitor's strengths, weaknesses and strategies to leverage for profitable business and increased agency penetration.

Underwriting Operations: Ensures that underwriting practices and guidelines are understood and adhered to, specifically focusing upon pricing, risk selection, mix of business, flow management and quality analysis. Utilize QA and referral programs to identify opportunities to ensure functional and regulatory integrity of the book of business and overall compliance with segment guidelines.



We are looking for skilled, experienced Marine Underwriting talent. We value those underwriters that have subject matter expertise within the Marine lines and possess the following qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will possess 7 or more years of commercial carrier production underwriting experience in Ocean Cargo.

  • Inland Marine underwriting experience is preferred.

  • Proven success in achieving profit and underwriting production goals.

  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and negotiation skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong sales acumen with proven ability to drive results.

  • Strong ability to work as a member of a team.

  • Effective automation skills.

  • Ability to travel approximately 25%.

  • Valid driver’s license, as a company pool car will be provided.

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent in experience.

Position may be filled at a different level, depending on candidate's experience

Behaviors at the Hartford

  • Deliver Outcomes – Demonstrate a bias for speed and execution that serves our shareholders and customers.

  • Operate as a Team Player – Work together to drive solutions for the good of The Hartford.

  • Build Strong Partnerships – Demonstrate integrity and build trust with others.

  • Strive for Excellence – Motivate yourself and others to achieve high standards and continuously improve.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression

Job: Middle Market Speciality UW

Primary LocationUnited States-New York-Melville

Other LocationsUnited States-New York-New York, United States-New Jersey-Morristown


Job LevelIndividual Contributor

Education LevelBachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Job TypeStandard

ShiftDay Job

Employee StatusRegular

Overtime StatusExempt

TravelYes, 20 % of the Time

PostingJun 13, 2018, 2:42:10 PM

Remote Worker OptionNo

The Hartford is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status or any other characteristic protected by law. The Hartford maintains a drug-free workplace and is committed to building inclusion and leveraging diversity.