Underwriting Manager

Springfield, MO, US, 65804




Manager, P&C Underwriting

American National Property and Casualty Underwriting Department is seeking a full time Underwriting Manager to lead a regional team of underwriting professionals within the commercial and agricultural insurance market. This position provides the opportunity for the chosen candidate to collaborate with a variety of business partners, build agency relationships, drive new business and policy retention, and improve underwriting practices and processes.


How will you make an impact?
•    Drive a culture that promotes collaboration and results with your regional assignment.
•    Elevate organizational goals and bring fresh ideas to current processes and procedures. 
•    Provide significant contribution to strategic objectives and initiatives, communicating effectively with senior leadership.
•    Partner with leadership team(s) to promote involvement and communicate through effective coaching & mentorship.
•    Provide recommendations on underwriting philosophies and guidelines for risk assessment and selection.
•    Evaluate referrals and work with your team on appropriate risk selection for multiple products associated with commercial and agricultural accounts.
•    Provide an owner’s mindset to assigned territory.
•    Monitor workflow and ensure team is meeting service level standards.
•    Participate in or provide ownership over projects and initiatives, both within the department and in collaboration with other business areas.
•    Serve as subject matter expert and remain up to date on industry trends.


•    College degree preferred.
•    Proficiency in commercial lines (Agriculture lines of business beneficial but not required)
•    Experience within P&C Underwriting 
•    Insurance designations, such as Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, are preferred.
•    Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
•    Demonstrated skills in leading teams (but will consider underwriting professionals who have completed developmental courses, designations, led/participated in projects, and have a willingness to travel for initial training if applicable)
•    Available to work onsite at either the New York, or Missouri campus. Please discuss with your recruiter.
•    Ability to travel as required (Field visits, conferences, campus visits)




American National offers eligible employees and their families medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan. Employees also receive annually a bank of paid time off and paid holidays.   We aspire to see people for what they bring to our corporate culture by supporting an inclusive work environment, including an emphasis on a healthy work-life balance, development opportunities, and a casual dress code.


American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.


Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this position or other opportunities at American National.


American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.  Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedInFacebookInstagram


American National is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected categories. American National is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.


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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, Former President and CEO.




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