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Market Facing Underwriter (Senior or AVP)

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Zurich Insurance is currently looking for a Market Facing Underwriter (Senior or AVP level) to join our Domestic Large Casualty team in our Texas team.

 

We are looking for someone with excellent market facing and technical skills that has experience working with Brokers in the Southwest region.  This position would be working with our domestic large casualty products managing a renewal book along with being responsible for bringing in new business.   

 

This is a technical and market facing position.  Experience with Casualty lines of business is needed for this role. As a member of Zurich's Underwriting Team, you will enjoy the opportunity to fully apply and hone your underwriting and marketing skills. Specifically, you will underwrite and analyze new and renewal business utilizing The Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework within delegated authority levels.

 

Our Underwriters are market-facing with objectives focused on profitable growth and superior service to our broker partners and customers.

 

Qualifications - Market Facing Underwriter - Senior:

 • 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:
• Bachelors Degree
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Microsoft Office experience

 

Qualifications - Market Facing Underwriter- AVP: 

• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Underwriting 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 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

 

AND

• Experience with Microsoft Office

 

Preferred:

• Bachelor's Degree

• Advanced knowledge and practice of line/s of business

• Strong knowledge of underwriting philosophy, techniques, national/local filing regulations and guidelines

• Ability to effectively assess risk

• Ability to work in a team- based environment

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

• Strong presentation skills

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. 

 

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 identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 

 

Location(s): AM - Addison, AM - Dallas, AM - Houston

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time

Hiring Manager name: Andrew Smith 

Recruiter name: Kelly Johnson

Reward Level: 6T

Division:Large Casualty


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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