Cyber & Technology Underwriting Lead

United States

Full Time

About the Role

This is a timely opportunity for an experienced cyber and professional liability underwriter to step up, gain broader exposure and autonomy under the umbrella of the fast-building BOXX brand and join a leading Insurtech MGA as it expands into the US as lead cyber underwriter.

Reporting to the BOXX USA president and working closely with the Global Head of Underwriting and the North American Underwriting Team, you will build out the underwriting function for the US and work closely with the operations and marketing teams to establish BOXX’s presence, growth and underwriting success in this key market. In addition, you will be responsible for managing stakeholder relationships with our capacity providers and building confidence with their underwriting leads.

Requirements

Responsibilities:


  • Risk selection, analysis and service of accounts based on BOXX underwriting strategy, develop referral submissions and negotiate with underwriting leads.

  • Identify opportunities for growth with broker partners to meet company goals.

  • Implement and manage effective pricing and underwriting strategies for profitable growth of the book.

  • Build, maintain and manage successful producer relationships.

  • Work in a collaborative, team environment with other Underwriters, Underwriter Associates, Claim Representatives and Executives.


Skills & Qualifications:


  • Minimum of 5 years of professional liability underwriting, or at least 3 years of direct cyber insurance underwriting experience.

  • Aptitude to attract and retain profitable business.

  • Knowledge of cyber underwriting and pricing strategies.

  • Sales and marketing skills; must be able to demonstrate successful broker management, including building, maintaining and managing producer and brokerage relationships.

  • Experienced in building and leading teams.

  • Proven ability to successfully negotiate on all levels.

  • Strong track record of service orientation and teamwork.

  • University degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Experience working within a delegated underwriting framework is an asset.


Our Commitment:


BOXX provides opportunities for people who come from all paths. Our team represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. BOXX is a place where everyone has the opportunity succeed. So, however you identify yourself and whatever background you bring, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.


Location: 


BOXX embraces a hybrid work environment with a flexible policy that empowers our employees to decide what is best for their own health and wellbeing. We’re committed to continuing this environment into the future.


* This position is 100% remote anywhere in the United States!

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About BOXX Insurance

BOXX is a leading Canadian Insurtech and is recognized internationally. In 2021, BOXX was voted as one of the top 25 Insurtech’s in the Americas. In 2020, BOXX was selected for Lloyd’s of London’s highly respected Innovation Lab and selected to participate in the respected Canadian Trade Commission accelerator for top 5 Canadian selected fintechs. The Monetary Authority of Singapore selected BOXX as one of top 20 fintechs from across the world chosen to participate in their 2018 Global Hackathon program.