Zurich NA Senior International Underwriter in Jefferson City, Missouri
Senior International Underwriter
Zurich is currently hiring for our International team in Chicago! There is flexibility in location and ideally, we would like to hire in Chicago or Cleveland, however a virtual option is available for qualified talent!
We have an immediate need for an experienced Senior Underwriter with property and casualty International expertise. Within the U.S. marketplace, Zurich has been offering international insurance products for almost 50 years and are looking for ways to enhance our market position and brand influence even further! As a Senior International Underwriter you will handle complex new and renewal middle market sized international business and serve as a Subject Matter Expert on the team. As a member of Zurich's Underwriting Team, you will enjoy the opportunity to fully apply and hone your underwriting and marketing skills while building relationships with Select Brokers. This is an exciting time to join our International team within US Commercial Insurance at Zurich!
The Senior International Underwriter is 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 International 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
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in commercial underwriting or brokerage 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 approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area OR
Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area Knowledge of Microsoft Office Experience working on time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business Experience working in a team environment
Bachelor’s Degree Property & Casualty International Underwriting experience
Ability to effectively assess risk
Strong negotiation skills
Strong retail broker relationships Superior skills in relationship building, active listening, needs analysis, and win-win negotiating
Possess knowledge of time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong knowledge of underwriting philosophy, techniques, national/local filing regulations and guidelines
PC and related software skills CPCU and ARM a plus
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.
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Primary Location: AM - Chicago, AM - Independence, AM - Remote Work (US)
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Schedule: Full Time