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Senior Technical Underwriter: Property and Casualty (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time)


Job title: Senior Technical Underwriter: Property & Casualty (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time) 

Location: Midlands and South West region, Hybrid


The opportunity:

In the role of Senior Technical Underwriter, you will be required to utilise your technical knowledge and analytical skills to constantly drive and support improvements to our regional and national portfolio. Reporting to the Regional Underwriting Leader, this will involve working with the local underwriting & sales function to deliver our strategic objectives and delivering for our customers and internal stakeholders.  As a senior member of the team, part of your role will be providing technical property and casualty underwriting support to the wider team and supporting their development. You will also have accountability and ownership for driving, analysing, and delivering a strong underwriting result across our portfolio including key customer contacts.

The successful candidate will need to display a positive, enthusiastic, can do attitude and an inquisitive nature.


What are we looking for?

You will have established, strong Property and Casualty combined underwriting experience with a track record of delivery for customers of all sizes and experience of managing complex risk. Ideally, you will already be based in the Midlands/Southwest area so you can draw on your experience and knowledge of the market in this area. We’re looking for someone who is happy to challenge processes and decisions using your attention to detail and someone looking to develop and broaden their knowledge. Organisational skills, the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines is also key.

We’ll make sure that you feel part of our busy and friendly team from day one. 


This role is available part-time, job-share or full time because we want the best people for our roles and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time.  If this is you, please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.  


The reward:  

As well as a competitive salary we also offer an excellent lifestyle benefits package which includes: 

  • Full support in progressing CII qualifications  
  • 12% pension 
  • 25 days holiday plus an additional 3 volunteering days 
  • Annual company bonuses 
  • Private medical cover 
  • Discounted technology offers 
  • Virtual GP appointments 
  • Discounted gym membership,  
  • Free flu jab 
  • Discounted gadget insurance  


Who we are: 
With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. If you're interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment for a company that recognises and rewards your creativity, initiatives and contributions - then Zurich could be just the place for you. The success of our business is built on the contributions of our highly talented employees - people who work every day to position us at the forefront of the insurance industry. We therefore look to hire great people and we encourage those people to give their best.
You’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.

Further information:
At Zurich we are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion. We want you to bring your whole self to work we have a diverse mix of customers and we want our employee base to reflect that. 

Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of protected characteristics. 

With the above in mind we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs or culture however we especially welcome applications from women, people from ethnic minorities, people with a disability and people who are LGBT+ as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation. 


We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.

We have won numerous awards for our work on Diversity and Inclusion. You can read about our awards on our website. 

So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us. 


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