• Manager, Underwriting

    Location US-TX-Richardson | US-SC-Greenville | US-SD-Sioux Falls
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  • Summary

    Esurance is looking for a Underwriting Manager to join a dynamic and award-winning team of individuals who are committed to making insurance smarter, easier, and dare we say- cooler. As part of a growing company that is focused on providing an outstanding customer experience, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and discover your potential.


    If you’re looking for a career at a socially conscious company that offers great benefits — including matching 401k and tuition reimbursement — then you may have just found your new home.


    Esurance combines the spunk of a startup company with the backing of Allstate (the largest publicly held personal lines insurer in the U.S.) to create a unique, energized, and exciting place to work.


    As the Manager, Underwriting you will manage all aspects of Policy Services while ensuring that all policy premium discrepancies are identified and that all policy data is utilized properly to generate the correct premium for all policies.

    • Provide direct oversight for day to day operations of policy administration, and insurance operations functions. Implement personal lines rating and acceptability criteria
    • Analyze effectiveness of acceptability and rating guidelines and communicate suggested revisions to product management team
    • Monitor the quantity and quality of work performed by the business unit. Accountable for effective implementation of and adherence to established business processes and underwriting rules
    • Establish and adjust staff and workflows to facilitate the most efficient use of resources and provide the best possible service to internal and external customers
    • Explain procedural specifics to staff, insured, claims, and other business unit managers. Aids in the creation and development of new practices and procedures. Hold meetings and gives presentations to staff and varied management personnel
    • Establish and monitor business unit processing standards and performance objectives
    • Answer all policy related questions from claims and the response center, and create appropriate communication networks to handle inquiries.
    • Responsible for the employment, promotion, associate performance evaluation, training, motivation, counseling, and discipline of assigned associates.
    • Evaluate tools and vendor provided solutions including cost controls for products ordered 


    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills required.
    • Experience and knowledge in the rating of automobile insurance.
    • Experience with property and casualty insurance terminology.
    • Strong analytical skills.
    • Solid computer skills and use with MS Office Products.
    • Ability to interface with diverse employee groups is essential. 

    Experience / Education:

    • Bachelors degree in Business, a related field, or equivalent education required.
    • Minimum of five years insurance management experience. 



    At Esurance, being committed to our employees is not just something we say, it’s something we do. Our benefits package is designed to help our associates stay healthy, meet their long-term financial goals, and balance the demands of work and personal life. Esurance rewards hard work, dedication, and creativity with competitive salaries and a generous bonus system. We are committed to our employees and we are dedicated to creating a diverse, positive, innovative and team-oriented work environment.

    Health & wellness:

    • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
    • Life insurance (company-paid and supplemental)
    • Accidental death and dismemberment coverage
    • Wellness coaching and incentives
    • Group critical illness coverage
    • Accident indemnity and hospital indemnity plans
    • Group legal


    • 401(k) plan with annual matching contribution
    • Referral bonuses
    • Performance-rewarding bonus system
    • Tuition assistance program (up to $5,250 per year)
    • Health Savings and flexible spending accounts
    • Commuter benefits

    Family & Community

    • Adoption assistance
    • Maternity leave
    • Buckle Up Baby program
    • Pet insurance discount
    • Charitable gift matching
    • Give Time, Get Time volunteer program
    • Employee Assistance Program

    Time Off

    • Short-term disability
    • Long-term disability (employee-paid option)
    • Paid Time Off (holidays, vacation, personal choice days)


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