Underwriting Professional I

Job Description

We currently have an exciting career opportunity for an Underwriting Professional I in our Washington, DC office. This position will support Aon’s Affinity Nonprofits division. 




The Underwriting Professional I will be responsible for in-depth property & casualty insurance underwriting review and rating of complex renewal and new business risks within two designated affinity programs targeting the social human services sector and the nonprofit habitational segment.

  • Extensive review and analysis of submissions, gathering data and assessing risk against established underwriting guidelines for the two programs.
  • Responsible for utilizing rating tools and input in underwriting systems.
  • Accountable for accurate risk assessment and documentation and executing sound decisions/recommendations while deploying clear communication with the team, carrier and retail brokers on accounts.
  • Consolidate risk profiles into concise presentations to carrier and understanding of program parameters.
  • Responsible for maintaining detailed knowledge of carrier forms, products and competitive landscape as well as program strategic direction and growth initiatives.
  • Delivery of concise and accurate new/renewal proposals to retail brokers for eligible risks.
  • Adept in conducting detailed discussions with retail brokers about coverage and pricing features of the programs.  
  • Responsible for maintaining strong working knowledge of necessary resources, marketing materials, and available technology.
  • Recognizes opportunities for process improvements & recommends changes.
  • Proven ability to facilitate and negotiate using tact and diplomacy.


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and property & casualty insurance carrier underwriting experience.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Strong analytical skills and familiarity in working with carrier underwriting systems.  
  • Self-motivated, highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Experience with MS Office suite products, proficiency with Excel required.


  • A minimum of 3 + years property & casualty insurance carrier underwriting work experience required.
  • Ability to review applications, assess risk and make sound underwriting decisions based on established criteria and /or judgment.
  • Property & Casualty license preferred – must be obtained within six months of hire date. 

Four-year college degree in Business, Risk Management or Finance major preferred, or equivalent combination of education and work experience required



We offer you

A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.  


Our Colleague Experience: 

From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day.  They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another.  This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience.


About Aon:Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.


By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Aon's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test.  You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.


Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status.  Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.


DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.