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The Hanover Insurance Company ES Casualty Underwriting Leader Merit Specialty in Howell, Michigan

div div div font class="bold"ES Casualty Underwriting Leader - Merit Specialty/font div span class="job-location"Atlanta, GA, USA * Howell, MI, USA * Itasca, IL, USA * Windsor, CT, USA * Worcester, MA, USA/span span class="job-req-number"Req #13874/span /div div Wednesday, April 7, 2021 /div div /div div spanMerit Specialty, a division of The Hanover Insurance Group is seeking to add an Excess and Surplus Lines (ES) Underwriting Leader to manage and lead the wholesale Casualty segment of the Hanover ES Business Unit's growing team. The ES BU has historically transacted business with appointed wholesale trading partners and launched a retail distribution channel in early 2019 to work directly with Hanover appointed retail agency partners.br/spanspan/spanspanThis person may be based in Itasca, Illinois, Windsor, CT, Worcester, MA, Howell, MI, Atlanta, GA, or near a Hanover office./spanspan /spanbispanbrbr/span/i/bspan times="" new="" roman",="" serif;="" font-size:="" 12pt;="" white-space:="" normal;"="" /spanbispanHighlyqualifiedapplicants from other locations will also be considered./span/i/bspan /spanspan /spanbuspanPosition Summary/span/u/bbspan:/span/bspan /spanspanThe Merit Specialty Casualty Underwriting Leader will collaborate with the President of the ES BU and others to effectively manage the overall ES Casualty portfolio across both distribution channels to ensure consistency, while maintaining separate external brands that will ultimately serve to complement one another.As the Casualty Underwriting Leader, you will be responsible for driving and managing the casualty business within the wholesale distribution channel; leading the wholesale Casualty underwriting staff and developing/executing wholesale distribution strategies to deepen wholesale trading relationships. This position is a market facing role with frequent interaction, both over the phone and in-person, with appointed wholesale trading partners, as well as internal collaboration with other Hanover business and support units.This position requires strong communication, negotiation, relationship development and analytical skills to transact business within the fast-paced ES environment.We are seeking an experienced ES professional with staff leadership; portfolio and PL management experience; a high technical acumen and a strong casualty underwriting skill set to effectively manage and profitably grow an ES casualty portfolio./spanspan /spanspan/spanspan /spanspanThis position reports to the President of the Hanover ES BU and works in a collaborative team environment to underwrite and service accounts for appointed wholesale trading partners; identify key trading partners and individuals within those firms; implement sales and marketing activities; and demonstrate a strong customer focus and understanding of the Hanover ES casualty appetite and strategy.This position will place a premium on a strong sense of collaboration as frequent interactions across the various business and support units of The Hanover Insurance Group will take place to effectively drive and execute on the ES BU's objectives./spanspan /spanbspan /span/bbspanThis is a Full-time, Exempt role/span/bspan /spanbuspanbrResponsibilities/Essential Functions/span/u/blt