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Senior Market Facing Underwriter, Cyber and Tech E&O


Zurich Insurance is currently looking for a Senior Market Facing Underwriter for our Management Solutions Group in our New York or Parsippany Offices.  This is a great opportunity to establish a book with our Middle Market team through building key relationships and establish the Zurich Cyber/Tech E&O presence by creating new relationships. 


This is a technical, and market facing position.  Experience with Middle Market Cyber/ E&O Risk lines of business is preferred, but not required. As a member of Zurich's Middle Market Underwriting Team, you will enjoy the opportunity to fully apply and hone your underwriting and marketing skills. Specifically, you will underwrite and analyze new and renewal Cyber/ E&O business utilizing The Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework within delegated authority levels.

Our Underwriters are market-facing with objectives focused on profitable growth and superior service to our broker partners and customers.

Our Market Facing Underwriter is responsible for:

  • Generating, underwriting and analyzing E&O and Cyber Risk business
  • Market facing and production activities within the Specialties Division 
  • Complying with underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations and rating manual rules 
  • Developing and maintaining agency and broker relationships
  • Working within broad limits and authorities on complex assignments


Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area 
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area
  • Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 3 or more years of experience in Underwriting or Market Facing area 
  • Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 8 or more years of experience in Claims or Underwriting Support area
  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory guidelines 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 
  • Experience working within time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business 
  • Experience working in a fast paced team environment 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Knowledge of E&O and Cyber lines of business.
  • Ability to effectively assess risk
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong broker relationships 
  • Superior skills in relationship building, active listening, needs analysis, and win-win negotiation.
  • Possess a high level of customer service by meeting or exceeding broker and or customer expectations with respect to required deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of underwriting philosophy, techniques, national/local filing regulations and guidelines





A future with 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 148 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 - New York, AM - Parsippany

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time

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