Underwriting Manager manages daily operations of the underwriting process. Provides credit decisions and recommendations for complex cases. Being an Underwriting Manager reviews plans and procedures regarding risk management, application and renewal, and acceptance and rejection. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Underwriting Manager typically reports to a senior manager. The Underwriting Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be an Underwriting Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.