The Hartford Commercial Regional Bond Manager, West Region in PHOENIX, Arizona

Title: Commercial Regional Bond Manager, West Region

Location: United States-Texas-Frisco

Other Locations: United States-Arizona-Phoenix, United States-Texas-Houston

Job Number: 1801306


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.

Risk Selection / Technical Underwriting- Underwriting Discipline

  • Is knowledgeable across all lines of surety business in the regional office.

  • Takes initiative to stay informed and abreast of market developments and company business strategies

  • Displays strong product knowledge, sales abilities and underwriting skills at transactional business level

  • Is creative in use of underwriting tools and techniques to retain quality renewal book.

  • Exhibit a commitment to finding ways to retain accounts without sacrificing quality; -

  • Demonstrates ability to properly analyze, select and price business.

  • Demonstrates skill in analysis of loss and risk information, recognition of "red flags" and inconsistencies in information, appropriate evaluation and efficiency in determining and obtaining "need to know" information.

  • Effective in utilizing underwriting knowledge to successfully carry out respective profit and growth initiatives.

  • Demonstrates underwriting acumen in making business decisions to manage book mix and leverages production opportunities to ensure territory profitability.

  • Understands and communicates rationale for underwriting decisions.

Product Knowledge

  • Maintains a thorough understanding of bond's target products and programs.

  • Can articulate the value proposition of The Hartford to customers and leverage relationships that may exist with other business segments (e.g. HFP, SpecialtyPrograms , alternative markets)

Application of Technology

  • Utilizes automation tools to support the underwriting process.

  • Uses technology to access information to stay abreast of current issues and trends affecting the insurance industry, competitive data, risk/class specific information, marketplace data, etc.

Agency Management - Book of Business Management

  • Focuses sales activities from a "big picture" or book of business perspective.


  • Bachelor's degree required; MBA strongly desired.

  • 8 years experience in bond industry

  • AFSB designation preferred, but not required.

  • Prior Bond Underwriting leadership experience preferred

  • A consistent high level of performance over the career span



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salaries and reward performance. In addition, you’ll be eligible to participate

in our comprehensive benefits program including Medical, Dental, Life and

Disability Insurance, a 401K Plan, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan and more.

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Job: Bond UW

Primary LocationUnited States-Texas-Frisco

Other LocationsUnited States-Arizona-Phoenix, United States-Texas-Houston


Job LevelIndividual Contributor

Education LevelBachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Job TypeStandard

ShiftDay Job

Employee StatusRegular

Overtime StatusExempt

TravelYes, 20 % of the Time

PostingMay 21, 2018, 10:09:31 AM

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.