AVP / Vice President, Contract Surety Underwriting Officer

Remote within Texas
Confidential Salary
Sep 26, 2023
Nov 25, 2023
Sales, Underwriting
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level

About the Role

The AVP/Vice President, Contract Surety Underwriting Officer role will open up a world of opportunity in a growing and innovative industry. Our client is an insurance leader committed to developing their people, focusing on their customers, and building a sustainable future for our communities.  

This is a highly technical and market facing position and requires experience with Surety lines of business. This position will be located in the Texas area and will support a multi-state book of business.
As an AVP/Vice President, Contract Surety Underwriting Officer you will be responsible for utilizing your sales/marketing, relationship building, and analytical skills to analyze and underwrite new and renewal Surety business.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Working with national and mid-market contractors to support their bonding needs
  • Partnering with brokers to generate new business opportunities
  • Developing creative solutions to achieve underwriting strategy
  • Leading product and service ideation / conceptualization to stay ahead of the competition
  • Representing client company at external functions, industry conferences, and marketing meetings

Skills & Experience

  • 5-7+ years of market facing underwriting experience within the contract surety industry
  • Currently managing a Contract Surety Underwriting book of business in the Texas market
  • Working directly with medium to large sized contractors/agents
  • Advanced knowledge and practice of Surety Bonds
  • Established Broker relationships
  • Strong relationship, presentation, negotiation, and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of loss trends, triangles, and ratemaking ideal

Compensation & Benefits

Bonus, competitive benefits