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E&S Custom Property Underwriter (Senior or AVP)

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Zurich is currently looking to hire an experienced Senior/AVP E&S Custom Property Underwriter to join the team in our Atlanta office. In this role you will be working with national wholesalers to drive growth with a focus on profitability.  The Senior /AVP Custom E&S Property Underwriter will analyze and underwrite highly complex new and renewal business, under minimal direction, utilizing The Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework as a subject matter expert, ensuring a high-level service to customers. As a Senior Underwriter will serve as a leader and mentor to the team offering technical guidance on key coverage issues and forms. In this role you will be working with national wholesalers to drive growth with a focus on profitability.

 

In addition to managing an underwriting portfolio, this individual will also be responsible for training and mentoring newer underwriters on the team.  This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to grow and develop their coaching and mentoring skills. 

 

Zurich E&S is dedicated 100% to a wholesale distribution model and a product and technology strategy designed to make Zurich a market leader in E&S, as measured by gross written premium, profitability and employee satisfaction!

 

This role will be filled at either as a Senior Underwriter III or AVP Underwriter IV.  The hiring manager will determine the appropriate level based upon the selected applicant’s experience and skillset relative to the qualifications listed for this position

 

Responsibilities include:

 

  • 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
  • Mentoring and developing new underwriters
  • 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
  • Market facing and production within the E&S Property group 
  • Administering and monitoring underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations and rating manual rules
  • Working within broad limits and authorities on highly complex assignments

 

Senior E&S Property Underwriter (Level III) 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 
    AND
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience working on time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business
  • Experience working in a team environment

 

AVP, Senior E&S Property Underwriter (Level IV) Basic Qualifications:
 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Brokerage 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
  • Specific E&S Property underwriting experience with handling smaller limits, hard to place accounts
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

 


As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq).

 

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 

 

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 

 

Location(s): AM - Atlanta
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
 
Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-KH1, #LI-ASSOCIATE, #LI-HYBRID 


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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