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Underwriter, SME


A new adventure awaits…


At Zurich we’re on a journey, even though we are 100 years young, 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.  

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


As an SME Underwriter, you will analyse and underwrite new and renewal business, regularly interacting and facing the market, utilizing The Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework within delegated authority levels and ensuring a high level service to customers.


Reporting to the SME Underwriting Manager, you will be part of a team that supports Zurich’s broker partners through offering a high level of underwriting service and expertise, including driving a solution focused underwriting culture whilst ensuring a consistent adherence to Zurich’s Underwriting guidelines and procedures. You’ll be responsible for building strong relationships with the market and leveraging this to drive new business growth and feed back market insights to improve Zurich’s proposition.


Important to your success - let's grow together


In order to be successful for the role, you will require the following: 


•    ANZIIF Associate Insurance qualifications (preferable)
•    Experience in SME Packages (preferable)
•    Insurance knowledge of Underwriting SME business, relevant legislation and regulations governing General Insurance •    Knowledge of quoting systems 
•    Strong understanding of / and proven relationships across all broker networks 
•    Strong business acumen / commercial mind-set 
•    Deal management experience and sales closure skills
•    Ability to communicate and influence a broad set of stakeholders across various levels

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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