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Sr. Underwriting Manager, New England Region Financial Lines - Management Liability more...
Location:Boston, MA
Company:Liberty Mutual Insurance
First posted:April 10, 2021

Launch Your Underwriting career at Liberty Mutual Insurance - A Fortune 100 Company!  


The Senior Underwriting Manager will oversee the New England region for Financial Lines Underwriting with an emphasis on Management Liability.  This individual will be responsible for growing the D&O and E&O book of business in the New England Region. The Senior Underwriting Manager builds expertise by selecting, developing and managing a unit of technically competent underwriters with multi-line expertise, confidence of judgment and deal orientation. Identifies and pursues opportunities for profitable growth in order to achieve a balanced, profitable and quality book while protecting Company assets. Develop and maintain effective business relationships with distribution and service partners. Applies an advanced level of expertise and judgment to analyze data prepared by underwriters and provides approval for risk selection and acceptance, coverage, and price for multiline business.



  • Leadership: Responsible for the acquisition, retention and development of senior level underwriting talent. Formally manages, guides, mentors, and coaches underwriters in both technical and professional skills. Fosters an environment conducive to continuous improvement and root cause problem solving activities.
  • Risk Selection: Responsible for developing and implementing a strategy to better evaluate risk quality and further UWs skillset in qualifying, selecting and assessing risk.
  • Agent/Broker Relationships : Establishes and maintains high level of relationship management with key Agents and Brokers. Develops underwriters negotiation, communication and general deal making skills.
  • Portfolio Management : Evaluates portfolio performance based on profitability metrics, multiline diversification, reinsurance, production metrics and industry trends. Defines strategy and oversees execution of continuously improving portfolio in alignment with division or segment objectives.
  • Quality Audit and Account Review: Ensure files meet regulatory requirements and internal documentation standards. Coaches underwriters to articulate thought process, decision making within both account reviews and file documentation.


  • Expert level understanding of management and professional liability products; insurance operations; finance and actuarial concepts; regulatory environment; reinsurance; account management; underwriting; and producer management
  • Skills required include analyzing and problem solving; adaptability; decision making, building relationships; working effectively with others.
  • Communicating effectively; negotiation; influencing others; applying financial acumen; focusing on service; executing well; planning and organizing work; and achieving results.
  • Advanced degree or equivalent training required, CPCU designation (or equivalent), experience managing or mentoring underwriting staff preferred, 7+ years of relevant experience.
  • 7 + years of Management Liability experience required. 




A little about us:


At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That’s why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you’ll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.


Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a “Great Place to Work” by Great Place to Work® US for the past several years. We were also named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Women and one of America’s Best Employers for New Graduates—as well as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: (please use the apply button below)


We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: (please use the apply button below)


Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran’s status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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