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Senior Underwriter - Builders Risk

New Orleans, Louisiana
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
If you read the below description and feel this position excites you, but your experience does not add up 100%, we encourage you to still apply and tell us why! We look forward to learning what makes you passionate and purposeful. Were looking for a Director of Underwriting that is an experienced, results-driven insurance executive to launch the newly created Procore MGU. You will play a critical role in building a modernized, digital construction insurance platform focused on data-driven underwriting, analytical risk assessment, and launching new insurance programs.

What youll do
  • Develop new insurance programs, securing underwriting capacity, drafting underwriting manuals, managing the underwriting team, conduct audit and compliance activities.
  • Building a digital Insurtech MGU experience with best in class underwriting team and processes
  • Work closely with reinsurance brokers and carriers to present and secure new and existing capacity
  • Partner with Product leaders and executives to drive and execute strategy

    What were looking for
  • 8+ years of experience in the construction insurance with a track record of success and a detailed understanding of underwriting principles
  • Experienced underwriter and team leader in Builders Risk, Wraps/Ocip, SDI, or Surety
  • Candidates are analytical, seek disruption, and provide excellent customer service with experience building insurance teams
  • Creative problem solver with excellent analytical skills and proper written and verbal communication
  • Ability to influence and motivate others and create a desirable work environment
  • Take ownership of initiatives and perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines

    About Levelset

    Levelset has been named one of the "Best Places to Work" by New Orleans CityBusiness four years in a row for our mission-driven culture and commitment to internal and external growth. We are growing rapidly and looking for new exciting team members to add their unique talents to our mission. We empower contractors to always get what they earn, and our software platform makes lien rights, payment paperwork, and compliance in the construction industry simple and stress-free, so contractors and suppliers can get paid faster, have easier access to capital, and less surprises.

    With the recent $500 Million acquisition () by Procore, a leading provider of construction management software, Levelset will continue to empower people in construction to get payment under control, facilitating smooth payments and successful projects. Together both companies will deliver on our joint missions to improve the lives of everyone in construction even faster!

    With offices in Austin, Texas, Cairo, Egypt and headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana Levelset team is 350+ people and growing.

    Check out our Field Guide () to learn more!

    Why Levelset
  • Were a rapidly growing team working on interesting and worthwhile problems
  • With a newly distributed workforce, we make engagement and employee wellness even more of a priority. We want you to love your job!
  • We believe professional growth (i.e. building your skills) is essential. Working here provides the opportunity for increased responsibility, continuous learning, and more.
  • We have a very welcoming culture that starts at the top with our CEO.
  • Nothing is a secret here, we think honesty and transparency create a productive workplace.
  • Recognition for hard work and demonstrating our core values is important to us.

  • Competitive health benefits, including mental, emotional, and behavioral health benefits and an easy to use Employee Assistance Program.
  • Flexible sick & personal leave policy needed for health, family, and parenting during this tough time.
  • Open vacation policy without a cap on the number of days-off. We do require employees to take a minimum of 5 days off in a row each year.
  • Equity , per companys general stock grant plan
  • 401k account through Fidelity which allows you to seamlessly save money for retirement directly from your paycheck
  • Learning and Development Opportunities: In the spirit of our core value to Learn Enough, we offer a book reimbursement program. If you share what you learned from a book with the team, we'll reimburse you for it. We also provide ample room for learning and development opportunities through Coursera online courses, outside speakers, and opportunities to learn skills from your colleagues.

    Levelset is committed to providing an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships.
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  • Job Reference: 702591169-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Levelset
  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Insurance & Superannuation
  • Job Type: Permanent