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Underwriter, Financial Lines


A new adventure awaits…


At Zurich we’re on a journey, even though we are 100 years young in ANZ, we are lighting the way to a brighter future. A brighter future for you – focused on your career, your wellbeing and your community – as well as our customers and the planet.  


Zurich’s General Insurance business in Australia & New Zealand works with companies of all sizes and across all segments SME, Mid-Market and Corporate to provide coverage such as Business Insurance, Motor Insurance, Workers Compensation, and more.


From SMEs to Tradesmen, small yachts to large fleets through to large businesses, our General Insurance solutions are designed to suit organisations of all shapes and sizes.


Whether our customers are just starting out or have been in the business sector for years, our customer-first approach helps protect their businesses with confidence.


Let’s create a brighter future together, let’s make a difference


An Underwriting Financial Lines role is accountable for Profitable underwriting of Financial Lines business (Directors & Officers Liability, FI Professional Indemnity, Crime and Employment Practices Liability to deliver the financial objectives of the Financial Lines team as well as the overall objectives of GC/GI.


In your role, you will be part of a team uses specialised knowledge and expertise in products and industry to underwrite and analyse new and renewal business within delegated authority levels.

Important to your success - let's grow together


  • Bachelor degree or appropriate equivalent qualification (Financial markets, Economics, Financial management) (preferred)
  • ANZII (Snr Assoc) – ANZIIF (Fellow) Qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Typically has at least 2 years underwriting experience in either case-written Financial Lines Underwriting – or Financial Lines Broking
  • Sound working knowledge of NZ General Insurance Underwriting & Reinsurance & Regulations governing the General Insurance industry.
  • Proven technical understanding and portfolio management ability.

Belong. Zurich is here to support you


There are many reasons why Zurich is the right choice for you, but here are just a few – grow, and thrive in your career (we support and encourage it); work with global, diverse, and inclusive teams; explore your passions, fuel innovation, drive equity, collaborate and make a positive difference beyond your role; access programs to stay healthy and feel healthier; Flexwork@Zurich; become an activist in your community with the support of Z Zurich Foundation; award winning training programs; state-of-the-art Green Star rated office in North Sydney; we plant a tree for every new employee – one of many local initiatives driving our contribution to ambitious global sustainability targets.  


So, if you want to come on an adventure that will build a brighter future together, and feel a sense of togetherness, then please apply today to start your adventure!  

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