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Production Underwriter

Underwriting/Reinsurance, Other Careers Job ID 2023-12747 Primary Location: Paris, France 01/20/2023
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FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. 

FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for someone to join the AFM team as Production Underwriter.

The successful applicant will be responsible for developing and growing a profitable portfolio of business within an assigned territory, consistent with policies, business strategies and objectives.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Promote and market AFM products and loss prevention engineering services to a network of producers to sustain a steady stream of desirable new business opportunities and a stable portfolio of existing customers. 
  • Research and recommend the appointment of new brokers and establish multiple business contacts at appointed producers to maximize opportunities and maintain long term relationships.
  • Develop/maintain and grow a profitable book of business:
    • Evaluate and determine the acceptability of the risk throughout analysis of the broker submission.
    • Collaborate with account engineering to complete an account risk assessment that determine the nature and level of loss prevention activity needed and identifies/quantifies risk improvement priorities.
    • Skillfully parley final program coverage, pricing, terms, and conditions to recognize market conditions and meet customer needs in the most cost-efficient way.
    • Maintain regular contact with the producer, and customer as appropriate, throughout the term of the policy to monitor and manage change in the customer’s business and exposures. 
  • Provide excellent and responsive service to our broker and customer base that clearly leverages our strengths as a competitive differential in the marketplace.
  • Ensure that all submissions, proposals, policies, billing, and requests for midterm changes are handled expeditiously with documentation delivered in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Provide professional advice and consultation on insurance coverage and risk management matters in the determination of customized coverage and underwriting solutions. 
  • Assume a team leadership role working with the different department to coordinate and deliver all products and services and demonstrates transactional speed and ease.
  • Coordination of account team resources to provide excellent and responsive service that adds value to our broker and customer relationships. 


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or finance, Insurance or risk management certification desirable. 
  • Minimum 5 years underwriting or broker experience within the industry (insurance or brokerage) with exposure to commercial property accounts of varying occupancies and sizes. An engineering background would be a plus. 
  • Knowledge of our business including an understanding of risk identification and assessment, property insurance coverage, forms, financial statements, and business computer applications. 
  • Details oriented, with excellent time management, planning, organization, and analytical skills.
  • Business oriented with sales/negotiation skills, and problem solving and decision-making mindset. 
  • Pro-active, resilient, motivated, and perseverant. 
  • Good team player and able at the same time to work autonomously demonstrating excellent judgment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbally and in writing) in both English and French.  


  • Very attractive incentive package
  • 26 days of paid vacation + additional days off
  • Flexible working hours + 50% remote working option
  • Ticket Restaurant
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • And much more...

FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.

Closing date for applications: February, 5th 2023.

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