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Property Underwriter


A new adventure awaits….


At Zurich we’re on a journey, even though we are 100 years young in ANZ, we are lighting the way to a brighter future. A brighter future for you – focused on your career, your wellbeing and your community – as well as our customers and the planet. 


This exciting adventure will drive positive impact. So, if you want to be part of a values led organisation, that is a leader in the insurance industry with a track record of making a real difference and continuously taking steps toward a sustainable future for our people, customers, communities, and our planet, read on!

Let’s create a brighter future together, let’s make a difference


Work is something you do, not only somewhere you go. The way we work continues to evolve and at Zurich we are committed to creating ways of working that ensure you are helping to create a brighter future.


As a Market Facing Property Underwriter, you will be required to analyze and underwrite new and renewal business, under general direction, utilizing The Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework within delegated authority levels on assignments of technical complexity ensuring a high level service to customers.

Important to your success – Let’s grow together


  • Bachelors degree (or equivalent) and multiple years of experience in an Insurance related field
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and skills reflective of progression of positions of increasing responsibility.
  • In-depth knowledge of line(s) of business and the legal and regulatory guidelines.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Ability to effectively assess risk.
  • Strong knowledge of underwriting philosophy, techniques, national/local filing, regulations and guidelines.
  • Superior skills in relationship building, active listening, needs analysis and win-win negotiating.
  • Solid knowledge of processing methods and workflow procedures, and basic knowledge of insurance underwriting and regulations for assigned territories.


Belong. Zurich is here to support you


There are many reasons why Zurich is the right choice for you, but here are just a few – grow, and thrive in your career (we support and encourage it); work with global, diverse, and inclusive teams; explore your passions, fuel innovation, drive equity, collaborate and make a positive difference beyond your role; access programs to stay healthy and feel healthier; Flexwork@Zurich; become an activist in your community with the support of Z Zurich Foundation; award winning training programs; state-of-the-art Green Star rated office in North Sydney; we plant a tree for every new employee – one of many local initiatives driving our contribution to ambitious global sustainability targets. 


We could go on, but the main point is that Zurich is a place that you can truly belong and thrive!

Zurich is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is fair and accessible for all candidates. If you require any special accommodations to participate in our recruitment process, we encourage you to let us know at the time of your application. 


So, if you want to come on an adventure that will build a brighter future together, and feel a sense of togetherness, then please apply today to start your adventure! 


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