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Senior Underwriter Construction


Zurich Commercial Insurance is currently looking for a Senior or Expert level Underwriter Construction for the office in The Hague, the Netherlands to build up the Construction Portfolio in Benelux in both the international as well as domestic segments. You have a passion and background within Construction Insurance? You have the ambition and entrepreneurial attitude to explore new opportunities and build a profitable portfolio? Do you combine analytical and critical thinking with a hands-on attitude and commercial flair? We have the job for you! 


Key Accountabilities 


Provide leadership and build the construction portfolio for Zurich in Benelux. Teamwork is key alongside the independent coordination of your own customers and portfolio from A to Z. You’re a transparent communicator and you want to broaden your professional network with a passion for the Insurance business. 


Your responsibilities are: 


  • Develop, manage and maintain your portfolio with expertise in Construction insurance 
  • Manage, develop and broaden contacts with insurance brokers and service providers and your internal colleagues 
  • Evaluate and analyze the insurance risks for Construction by processing data, analyzing information and fact-finding consolidation to result in accurate decision making 
  • Coordinate, follow up and process all administrative requirements regarding your customers and contacts where you work in a well-arranged manner with and on your files 
  • Develop and roll out of new products by combining financial and analytical knowledge with assertiveness and commercial approach 
  • Focus on results with a passion for the business 
  • Keen on further developing your expertise 
  • Work and contribute towards an excellent team performance 




  • At least a Bachelor degree or equal (technical background) 
  • 10 or more years of experience with underwriting in Construction insurance 
  • Fluent communication in both Dutch or French and English 
  • Technical knowledge with commercial flair and analytical thinking 
  • Motivated and result driven 
  • Affinity with IT systems and software 


We offer 


An international, entrepreneurial and informal working environment with professional growth and development opportunities and salary and benefits in line with your experience and your future role and responsibilities. 


Who we are 


Zurich Commercial Insurance Benelux is part of the Zurich Group and is one of the most specialized insurance companies within non-life insurance for local and international business in the Benelux market. Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. 


Are you ready to start a new adventure within a market leader of the insurance industry? 


Our 55,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses  


and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises. 


So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us making a difference.

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