Georgia Underwriting Association

General Manager - Insurance Underwriting

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Job Summary:

Plans and directs the daily operations of Georgia Underwriting Association, the residual property insurer for the State of Georgia. Works under the direction of the Board of Directors, its standing committees and their operational subcommittees.

This Position Reports to:

The Board of Directors. Has authority over 22 employees, as an average.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directs policy application and issuance, underwriting and underwriting surveys, claims handling and other daily activities of the Association. Ensures that all insurance claims are properly investigated and completed in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Ensures that all work assignments to staff are equitable. Evaluates the quality and quantity of all work produced. Prepares and maintains productivity and quality control reports.
  • Oversees the preparation of all management reports required of the Board of Directors, the Georgia Department of Insurance, and outside organizations. Recommends for consideration, implements and is responsible for the achievement of Goals and Objectives for the Association.
  • Directs the gathering of statistical information in accordance with the applicable statistical plans and other required information related to agents’ commissions, company participation, liability reports and municipal tax records.
  • In the event of a catastrophe, ensures that a survey of the area is conducted to estimate losses, establish bulk reserves, and establish a catastrophe claims office.
  • Develops and maintains a liaison with Department of Insurance representatives. Oversees the preparation of special filings for Department of Insurance approval as directed by the Board of Directors. Communicates with agents, member companies, trade associations, local officials and insureds on matters concerning Association activities.
  • Directs the preparation of the annual budget for the Association, and monitors the budget during the year to ensure performance meets requirements.
  • Administers personnel policies, oversees performance evaluations and salary recommendations, interviews prospective employees, hires, terminates and promotes employees as deemed appropriate. Performs other administrative and operational responsibilities as required or assigned by the Board of Directors.
  • Oversees daily operation of the Georgia Arson Control Program. This includes the Arson Consultant, the Arson Rewards Program and financial reporting to the Arson Control Board.


This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. Nothing in this description restricts the Board of Directors’ right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.



Must have at least ten years management experience with a property and casualty insurer. Experience in residual market operations and procedures is desirable. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university. Insurance designation such as CPCU, AIM or ARe are advantages. Knowledge of underwriting, accounting, claims, reinsurance and technology are vital. Skills in management (leadership, organization and communication) are essential.

Job Information
  • Location:
    Suwanee, Georgia, 30024, United States
  • Job ID:
  • Posted:
    May 20, 2019
  • Position Title:
    General Manager - Insurance Underwriting
  • Company Name:
    Georgia Underwriting Association
  • Job Function:
  • Industry:
  • Entry Level:
  • Job Type:
  • Job Duration:
  • Min Education:
  • Min Experience:
    Over 10 Years
  • Required Travel:

About Georgia Underwriting Association

Georgia Underwriting Association writes property insurance in the state of Georgia (homeowners, fire, extended coverage, vandalism and malicious mischief, crime and in certain areas, windstorm and hail coverage).

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