Underwriter- Casualty

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Date: Dec 7, 2023

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  76543 


NextEra Energy Resources is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.


Position Specific Description

Palms Insurance, a specialty insurer and reinsurer, operates primarily from its offices in Palm Beach County, Florida. With a 35+ year history of underwriting difficult risks, Palms is uniquely positioned to take on the most challenging risk protection scenarios facing businesses today. This position will have responsibility for helping to grow and manage a profitable book of specialty casualty lines of business, with a specific focus on General Liability, Excess Liability, Construction and Environmental Liability. Responsibilities will also include actively managing key customer, reinsurer, and broker relationships.
Location: Juno Beach, FL based (relocation offered). 

This is an opportunity to join a start-up like environment and work with the best in the business!

Job Overview

This position will manage a book of business by analyzing quality and quantity of risks written, prepare reports accordingly, and monitor and evaluate outcomes. This employee would recommend and implement action plans for improvement of underwriting results.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages profitable books of business by implementing underwriting decisions (in compliance with state laws  and company guidelines), evaluating results and conducting portfolio reviews
  • Develops integrated pictures of factors that affect profitability, growth, retention and recommends, implements and monitors necessary action plans
  • Examines, identifies and evaluates exposures by analyzing documentation from various sources, such as the insurance applications, internet searches, inspection reports, credit reports and internal subject matter expert guidance
  • Makes underwriting decisions to accept, decline or modify risks within assigned underwriting authority level in partnership with management team
  • Executes underwriting strategy as determined by management, including portfolio management and self-audits
  • Monitors industry product line trends and insurance market
  • Determine and make recommendations for marketing, pricing, products and systems
  • Regularly travels to key accounts and remains a visible presence in the marketplace by participating in industry events and committees
  • Monitors agency action and participates in account management, agency planning and marketing meetings to best position the business for the future
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 5+ years relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree                                        
  • Master's Degree
  • Certification: American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (AICPCU) or Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU), or equivalent


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  Palms Management Services, LLC 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


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NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


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Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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