The Hartford Senior Underwriter / Executive Underwriter, Contract Bond in SCOTTSDALE, Arizona

Title: Senior Underwriter / Executive Underwriter, Contract BondLocation: United States-Arizona-ScottsdaleJob Number: 1800984Do 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. Supports all Bond lines of business strategies by marketing and underwriting business in partnership with field office specialists.Risk Selection/Technical Underwriting:Rigorously analyzes underwriting information and assesses most complex risk within the framework of company standards.Has a high degree of  decision making authority in the regional office and looks at book of business issues.Maintains disciplined adherence to underwriting and service standards.Weighs decisions between underwriting standards and customer needs and expectations.Balances risk relative to return to make effective and acceptable underwriting decisions.Marketing:Conducts client meetings/agency callsDevelops marketing plans and strategies.Cultivates customer and producer relationships to promote Bond products and services within regional office.Seeks out resources to identify and satisfy customer and producer needs.Shares pertinent information to support product development, market research and identification of business opportunities between Bond lines of business and other HIG business units.Develops and implements strategy across the regional office Effectively utilizes the Bond Center to support sales and service objectives.Financial ObjectivesEnsures achievement of financial goals and business plan objectives.PlanningManages change effectively and positively.Utilizes system efficiently and effectively and highly proficient in use of 1 step SuretyQualifications: BA/BS required  in finance, accounting or economics or advance degree preferredAFSB designation preferredTypically requires 8 years of surety/bond underwriting experienceMust be a multi-dimensional team player, must possess strong product knowledge, sales ability and underwriting expertise.This position may be filled at a different level, depending on candidate experience Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or ExpressionJob: Bond UWPrimary LocationUnited States-Arizona-ScottsdaleOther LocationsScheduleFull-timeJob LevelIndividual ContributorEducation LevelBachelor's Degree (±16 years)Job TypeStandardShiftDay JobEmployee StatusRegularOvertime StatusExemptTravelYes, 20 % of the TimePostingMar 27, 2018, 8:12:23 AMRemote Worker OptionNoThe 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.