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Senior Management Liability Underwriter (Level III or AVP)

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Zurich is currently looking for a Market Facing Management Liability Underwriter, D&O (Senior or AVP) to work out of our New York City or our Boston office. As a Management Liability Underwriter you will be responsible for utilizing your sales/marketing, relationship building and analytical skills to analyze and underwrite new and renewal business for Financial Lines Products (Directors and Officers, Employment Practices Liability, Fiduciary Liability and Crime Insurance) for publicly traded companies.  

 

Your bright ideas and determination will help us drive positive impact with our customers, communities, and each other. Our global footprint and 148 years of experience enables you to develop your skills and put your problem-solving expertise to use while having the opportunity to work with a wide range of Fortune 500® companies.


To bring leading talent into the organization and foster a culture of innovation and excellence, we encourage professionals from wide range of backgrounds and industries to apply and:

 

  • Join a global company that gives you empowerment over your own activities and decisions
  • Use your financial/credit/accounting acumen along with your relationship building, analytical skills and customer focus to support our team
  • Have the autonomy and freedom to be successful in your career by owning your own activities, managing your territory and portfolio of complex business
  • Experience a customized training program dedicated to those new joiners outside of the insurance industry


This is a market facing position and we are looking for someone with a strong sales mindset who will proactively seek renewal and new account opportunities, as well as identify growth opportunities.  Building strong relationships with distributors (agents and brokers) and our customers in support of business retention and acquisition of new business is a key responsibility of this role.  Identifying growth opportunities by determining our customer’s insurance needs and providing the right solutions will also be a critical responsibility of this position.  It’s a plus if you have a strong knowledge of Financial Lines/D&O policies. 

 

This role will be filled at either the Senior or AVP 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. 

 

Senior Underwriter Basic Qualifications:
 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting, Accounting, Banking, Risk Management 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, Accounting, Banking, Risk Management 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


AVP Underwriter Basic Qualifications:

 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Underwriting, Accounting, Banking, Risk Management or Market Facing area
    OR
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 14 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area
    OR
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting, Accounting, Banking, Risk Management or Market Facing area
    OR
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 12 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills

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As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.  
 
A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at 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 150 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 
 
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Location(s): AM - New York, AM - Boston
Remote Working: No
Schedule: Full Time
 
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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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