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Senior Property Underwriter

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Zurich North America is seeking an experienced Senior Property Underwriter to work out of our Independence OH or Chicago office. As a Senior Property Underwriter you will handle complex new and renewal Property business. As a member of Zurich's Large Property Underwriting Team, you will be responsible for maintaining and growing a book of Domestic and Global Property business.  This is an exciting time to join the Large Property Team at Zurich!

 

Our Senior Property Underwriters are responsible for:
 

  • Serving as a customer industry advocate with a focus on improving the customer experience by understanding their risk and offering the best end to end solution for their insurance needs.
  • Using a disciplined approach to exposure evaluation, risk assessment and pricing
  • Using risk insights, data and models to drive informed decisions at point of sale
  • Identifying gaps involves and aligning Zurich’s products and value proposition to offer a solution that provides the contract certainty the customer needs
  • Demonstrating strong analytical skills and executing as an innovative advisor
  • Underwriting, analyzing and generating new and renewal business
  • Market facing and production within the growing Construction Property division 
  • Administering and monitoring underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations and rating manual rules
  • Developing and maintaining agency and broker relationships
  • Working within broad limits and authorities on highly complex assignments

 

Basic Qualifications:
 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area 
    OR 
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area 
    OR
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area 
    OR
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area 

 

Preferred Qualifications:
 

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Technical knowledge of Property underwriting
  • Established broker relationships (retail brokers) within the Midwest region. 
  • Sales execution mindset
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

 

 

 

 

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.

 

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 

 

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 

 

Location(s): AM - Independence, AM - Chicago

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time

 

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Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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