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QBE The Americas Field Underwriting Manager - Crop (All Locations) in Denver, Colorado

Responsible for the management of the underwriting function to assure documentcompliance with rules and regulations of the Federal Crop Insurance programand company policies.Primary Responsibilities* Assure compliance of underwriting document handling includingapplications, production reports, acreage reports, claim forms and otherdocuments* Direct employees in the policy and procedures in order to maintaincompliance with federal, state and company regulations* Interface with agents and marketing staff to ensure smooth coordination ofapplication along with product and agriculture reports processing* Assure cross training of underwriting staff for all lines of businessincluding MPCI, Hail .and. Named Peril along with other departments* Performs audits and provides final underwriting approval on writtenagreement requests* Maintain current industry and regulation knowledge along with makingrecommendations due to changes* Manage budgeted resources by anticipating expenditures, accuratelyforecasting resource needs/costs and properly accounting for expenses tomeet requirements and achieve fiscal responsibilityRequired EducationBachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experienceRequired Experience5 years relevant experiencePreferred Competencies/Skills* Identify impact of a given decision* Use relevant information and individual judgment to comply withorganizational and legal regulations* Negotiate skillfully in tough situations to settle differences with minimumnoise* Develop and use metrics to evaluate performance* Consult and recommend changes and improvements to leaders* Maintain composure during high stress situations* Build and maintain professional networks and channels of communicationinside and outside the organization* Motivational, inspirational and enthusiastic approach to team leading andmanagement* Utilize effective communication skills to persuade decision makers* Utilize personal credibility to influence othersPreferred Experience* Minimum of 5 years of Crop Insurance experience.* Minimum of one year supervisory experiencePreferred Knowledge* Advanced working knowledge of crop underwriting methodologies and bestpractices* Advanced working knowledge of organizational underwriting guidelines andstandards* Laws and regulations relevant to underwriting standards, processes andproceduresQBE Cultural DNAEverything we do at QBE is underpinned by our DNA (which interlinks sevencultural elements) - because we know it's not just what we do thatmatters, it's how we do it that makes the difference. We expect allemployees to role model and inspire the right behaviours that link to ourcultural elements:*We are customer-centred*We are technical experts*We are diverse*We are fast-paced*We are courageous*We are accountable*We are a teamAll employees are expected to adhere to QBE's Code of Ethicsand Conduct and apply sound risk management practicesUS Only - Travel FrequencyOccasional (approximately 5-10 trips annually)US Only - Physical DemandsGeneral office jobs: Work is generally performed in an office environment inwhich there is not substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions.Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periodsof time. Must be able to operate basic office equipment including telephone,headset and computer. Incumbent must be able to lift basic office equipment upto 20 lbs.US Only - DisclaimerTo successfully perform this job, the individual must be able to performeach essential job responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essentialjob responsibilities.Job TypeManagerGlobal DisclaimerThe duties listed in this job description do not limit the assignment of work.They are not to be construed as a complete list of the duties normally to beperformed in the position or those occasionally assigned outside anemployee's normal duties.Our Group Code of Ethics and Conduct addresses t

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