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*Property Underwriter


Zurich (Boston, MA) seeks a Property Underwriter to be responsible for underwriting and analyzing new and renewal policies for large commercial property business using the Zurich Way of Underwriting within delegated authority levels on assignments of higher technical complexity ensuring a high-level service to customers. Specific duties include: underwrite and analyze new and renewal business utilizing The Zurich Way of Underwriting framework; administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations, and rating annual rules; develop, maintain and collaborate with Line of Business representatives on referrals; develop and maintain relationships with distributors; 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; negotiate Terms and Conditions and close deals; cross-sell other lines of business to increase product density with the account; participate in Sales Team meeting; serve as key Zurich contact for assigned target accounts; calculate Target Price accurately by utilizing underwriting tools appropriately;  measure exposures/analyze risk; service accounts, handle declinations/cancellations; participate in marketing presentations to assigned agents/brokers; develop and maintain positive customer relationships; anticipate customer needs, monitor trends in order to recommend changes; analyze needs, develop and recommend alternatives for improvements to processes, customer service or products; and lead short-term defined scope projects. Position requires travel throughout New England states for customer visits. Option to work remotely with required travel to Boston, MA office 2 times per week.


Position requires a Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Business, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or a closely related field of study, plus 3 years of experience in the job offered, or as an International Service Consultant, or similar international insurance programs position. Must have 2 years of experience engaging broker and customer contacts with proactive coordination and design of international risk program structures and protocols. Specific experience must also include: analyzing risks of manufacturing, wholesale, retail, and real estate industry properties, including evaluating fire hazard and natural disaster risks; analyzing engineering design of machinery and production operations to identify, assess, and propose mitigating controls for known and expected risks and hazards; performing servicing of international risk programs, including policy issuance and premium collection; ensuring multinational insurance program compliance with variety of foreign insurance regulations and tax requirements; using risk evaluation tools for determining property damage and business interruption loss scenarios and estimated magnitudes; using data modeling software to run simulations of natural catastrophe events and develop damage estimates and probabilities; altering and adjusting modeling inputs to capture precise features of property damage and business interruption risk for commercial and industrial properties; soliciting of property insurance submissions, including effectively articulating risk appetite, negotiating of insurance policy terms and conditions with brokers and agents. Must be willing to travel throughout New England states for customer visits. Option to work remotely with required travel to Boston, MA office 2 times per week.


Full time position. Apply by submitting your resumes at, Job ID: 102034

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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 


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Location(s): AM - Boston
Remote Working: Yes
Schedule: Full Time




Nearest Major Market: Boston

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