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Mid-Level/Senior Market Facing Underwriter II/III

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Zurich North America is currently seeking an Mid-level/Senior Market Facing Underwriter II/III to join our Management Liability-Private/Not-For-Profit to join our team.  This role will be located in our New York City offices  This position will require some potential travel for business in other regions. Flex work arrangements will be considered for this role.

 

This position will be responsible for:

  • Production and underwriting of new and renewal business

  • Internal marketing and production within Zurich North America in support of our cross-sell efforts 

  • Execution of the Management Liability external marketing strategy

  • Adherence to underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws, regulations and the Zurich Way of underwriting

  • Establish new as well as develop existing agency and broker relationships

  • Working within limits and authorities on assignments of varying degrees of complexity 

  • Demonstrate Leadership skills and mentor junior underwriters. 

 

The core deliverables for the Mid-level/Senior Market Facing Underwriter II/III rely on influencing or negotiating with external contacts on strategic impact matters. Relationships typically involve persuading or countering opposition, often with vendor representatives or senior management level customers. 

 

This role will be filled at either the Mid (II) or Senior (III) level.  The hiring manager will determine the appropriate level based upon the selected applicant’s experience and skill set relative to the qualifications listed for this position.

 

Mid Level (II) Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting, Market Facing, Accounting, Banking or Risk Management area.

OR

• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area

OR

• Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Underwriting, Market Facing, Accounting, Banking or Risk Management area.

OR

• Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area

AND

• Knowledge of line/s of business and the legal and regulatory guidelines

• Knowledge of time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business

• Experience with Microsoft Office

 

Senior Level (III) 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
AND

Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Experience working on time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business

Experience working in a team environment

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree

CPCU

Advanced knowledge of product lines and insurance industry

Excellent communication skills

Excellent skills in relationship building

Strong presentation skills

Results oriented 

 

 

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 - New York

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time

 

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