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QBE The Americas Senior Underwriter - Crop in SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota

At QBE, our purpose is to give people the confidence to achieve their ambitions inside and outside of work. From development opportunities, to flexible work options and highly competitive reward and benefits packages, we understand the importance of living our values when it comes to our people. Everything we do at QBE is underpinned by our company's cultural elements - because we know it's not just what we do that matters, it's how we do it that makes the difference.This opportunity is accountable for implementing crop underwriting business strategy by assisting with business development and growth through building relationships within assigned agencies and applying sound decision-making to underwrite business that contributes to a profitable portfolio.Primary Responsibilities * Apply underwriting judgment in order to review, evaluate and price crop insurance policies along with adhering to company policy, state and federal regulations within established authority* Ensure complete and accurate policy processing activities by reviewing and/or data entry of applications, policy changes, actual production history (APH), acreage report (AR) written agreements, and gathering missing information, resolving inconsistencies and confirming next steps* Print status reports and track policy cycle to completion, ensuring coverage continuation and avoiding late penalties* Provide processing and support for claims and compliance departments and complete transactions within area of responsibility* Review all written agreement documents before submission* Track, monitor and route written agreements to ensure timely processing* Correct errors and resolve issues with the FCIC Error Report* Effectively answer requests for information regarding crop hail from key stakeholders* Training of local department or provide training to other remote personnel, including agents. Mentor department staff on company and industry procedures.* Specific duties as assigned by management due to regional specialty crops. Regionalspecialization perennial underwriter, master yield certification or other region skill specific to region.* Assist with UAT testing for IT releases pertaining to processing* Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value "can do" people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and funRequired Education High School Diploma/GEDRequired Experience 4 years relevant experiencePreferred Competencies/Skills * Quickly and accurately perform data entry* Use multiple resources to gather and analyze information and use logic to underwrite basic risk exposures within authority* Understand the needs and goals of a customer and actively look for ways to meet them* Build and maintain professional networks* Clearly and confidently convey information to a wide audience* Prioritize interests of the company and community during decision-making* Complete tasks by taking decisive or quick action* Utilize established procedures to guide decision-making* Communicate information in a clear, well-organized, and professional manner* Follow established guidelines to focus on details and complete tasks attentively and thoroughly* Escalate issues when necessary* Demonstrated multitasking while maintain accuracy skill* Excellent customer service and communication (written and verbal) skills* Ability to work under pressure with a strong attention to detail* Act fairly, ethically and with integrity when decision-making* Maintain confidentiality of private or sensitive information* Multi-task and handle competing priorities; adapt and be flexible in a complex changing environment* Share knowledge, train and mentor others* Able to self-start and manage to an endPreferred Education Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experiencePreferred Experience * 4 years experience with Crop InsurancePrefer

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