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Underwriter Financial Institutions


Underwriter Financial Institutions 

Zurich Insurance is currently looking for an Underwriter Financial Institutions. You have knowledge, experience and passion for Financial lines insurance? You are committed to represent the responsible insurer covering financial institutions headquartered in Belgium and in Luxembourg? You balance analytical and critical thinking with a hands on responsible attitude and commercial flair? We have the job for you! This job is either a full time or a part time (minimum 80%) function. You will work from the office in Zaventem, Belgium. 

Please note that for this vacancy we don't need extra support from external recruitment agencies as we wish to recruit directly. Thanks to all agencies for respecting this. 


Key Accountabilities 

As Underwriter Financial Institutions you have a profound knowledge of Financial Lines  insurance products for financial institutions (Directors and officers liability, Professional Indemnity, Bankers blanket bond and Fidelity insurance) You will help us to manage and maintain our existing book of business, comprised of Financial Institutions accounts, with the opportunity for growth in line with our strategy. Team work is key alongside the independent coordination of your own portfolio. Your interpersonal skills lead to the identification of new opportunities. Long term relationship building is in your DNA. 


Your responsibilities are: 


  • Manage, maintain and develop your portfolio by proactively seeking renewal and new account opportunities 
  • Evaluate and analyse the insurance risks for national, International and Corporate/FI customers 
  • Manage, develop and broaden contacts with (international) insurance brokers and service providers 
  • Support and promote the organization's products and services in order to increase the successful selling of our products in the related specific market 
  • Cross-sell other lines of business to increase product density with the account 
  • Initiate product development ideas and upon approval, actively contribute to the development and support the implementation of a new product offering 
  • Coordinate, follow up and process all administrative requirements regarding your customers and contacts where you work in a well arranged manner with and on your files 
  • Focus on results with a passion for the business 
  • Actively commits and contributes towards an excellent team performance 




  • Master in (preferably) Law or Economics with a first experience in financial lines insurance (knowledge and experience in other lines are an asset) 
  • Clear and considerate communicator, both fluent in English and Dutch or French 
  • Committed to take well informed, stringent and very knowledgeable decisions 
  • Attention to detail, analytical thinking and structured way of working 
  • Company financials and corporate structures analysis is within your field of interest 
  • Keen on developing a broader expertise in insurance by using your interpersonal and commercial skills 
  • Capable to work both in team as independent 
  • Loyal and strives for business opportunities 
  • Excellent organizing, processing and computer skills 
  • Sound interest in the economic and business environment 


We offer  

An international, entrepreneurial and informal working environment with professional growth and development opportunities and salary and benefits in line with your experience and your future role and responsibilities.  


Who we are   

Zurich Commercial Insurance Benelux is part of the Zurich Group and is one of the most specialized insurance companies within non-life insurance for local and international business in the Benelux market. Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day.   


Are you ready to start a new adventure within a market leader of the insurance industry?   

Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.   


So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference.  



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