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Senior Middle Markets Underwriter (Level III or Level IV)

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Zurich North America is hiring an experienced Senior Middle Markets Underwriter (Sr. Level III or AVP level IV) in Arizona.

 

This role will be filled at either the Sr. Middle Market Underwriter (Level III) or AVP, Middle Market Underwriter (Level IV). 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.


As a Senior Middle Markets Underwriter (Level III or AVP Level IV) you will handle complex new and renewal domestic property accounts 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 focused in the Midwest.

In this role, you will:

 

  • Administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations, and rating annual rules.
  • Develop, maintain & collaborate with Line of Business representatives on referrals and other business related needs, as appropriate.
  • May provide guidance to lower level associates.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with distributors (agents & brokers) in support of business retention and acquisition and works with customers and distributors (agents & brokers) to determine their insurance related needs and provide solutions.
  • Supports the sales culture by being a Help Point for agents, brokers and customers.
  • Proactively seek renewal and new account opportunities.
  • Complete detailed opportunity assessment with key distributors to identify growth opportunities
  • Qualify accounts to meet with the organization's appetite, balanced with sound business opportunity.
  • Make broker/customer and on-sight calls with a planned and well-prepared purpose
     

Senior Middle Markets Underwriter Basic 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 
     

AVP Middle Markets Underwriter Basic Qualifications:

 

  • 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


Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Technical knowledge of Middle Markets Underwriting
  • Established broker relationships (retail brokers) within the western region. 
  • Sales execution mindset
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

 

 

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 - Arizona Virtual Office

Remote Working: No

Division:Middle Markets BU


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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