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Captive Fronting Manager, Commercial Insurance, 80%-100%


If you’re looking for a challenging role to move into in 2022 then we want to hear from you. We have an exciting career move in CI to join our Captive Fronting team and if you have a customer focused mindset, underwriting philosophy knowledge and willing to learn new skills then why not kick start the career this year? 


With a brand new HQ at lakeside Zurich (video below) and a high performing team with strong benefits on offer, then why not kick start 2022 with a new direction? 
What you will do
As the Captive Fronting Manager, Commercial Insurance, you will:


  • Administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules, and insurance laws and regulations.
  • Develop, maintain & collaborate with Line of Business representatives and other business related needs, as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with distributors (agents & brokers) in support of business acquisition and retention and work with customers and distributors (agents & brokers) to determine their insurance related needs and provide solutions.
  • Support the organization's sales effort 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.
  • Qualify accounts to meet with the organization's appetite, balanced with sound business opportunity.
  • Make broker/customer and on-sight calls with a planned and well-prepared purpose.
  • Cross-Sell other lines of business to increase the organization's product density with the account.
  • Promote the organization's products and services in order to increase penetration with agency plant.
  • Participate in Sales Team meetings as they relate to assigned brokers and / or territory.
  • Proactively engage in the target account process, managing a qualified list of opportunities 90 to 120 days prior to effective date.
  • Update required systems with details of broker / client visits and account statuses within specified time frame.
  • Serve as key contact for assigned target accounts.
  • Work location is Zurich.


What you will bring
As the Captive Fronting Manager, Commercial Insurance, you will ideally have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent). 
  • Good knowledge of the insurance industry and business, experience handling legal, regulatory and compliance requirements in collaboration with SMEs. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and able to act with high degree of independence/take initiative.
  • Presentation skills and a solutions and service orientation.
  • Ability to act as the customer´s single point of entry into the organization; takes the overall responsibility for the customer, escalating their issues as required; and facilitating relationships with other subject matter experts.
  • Financial knowledge and skills particularly with respect to credit risk analysis.
  • Knowledge of underwriting philosophy, techniques, national/local filing regulations and guidelines. 
  • Strong negotiation skills.


Additional Information


We look forward to receiving your online application. 


Zurich wants to attract the best talent and we acknowledge that talents might not always be available full-time. At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working. Many of our employees work flexibly in a variety of ways. Please talk to us during the interview about the flexibility you may need.


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Information for recruitment agencies


Zurich does not accept any applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. 


Are you interested in working for a company that values its people and put's its customers and employees at the heart of everything we do? Are you looking for growth opportunities beyond simply a career? Then Zurich could be just the place for you!


Our people are the heart & soul of Zurich. Together we are committed to delivering on our purpose - Let’s Create a Brighter Future Together! 

Our ambition is to become one of the most responsible and impactful businesses in the world. To get there we hire and develop the best talent available. With Zurich, you can expect to work on challenges that will help you grow and to collaborate with a diverse and inclusive global team. 

People are Zurich’s most important asset. Their varied skills, perspectives and experiences drive innovation. And they reflect the breadth and diversity of our customers, suppliers, communities and investors around the world. We are committed to attracting and retaining talented individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Zurich does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or other characteristics protected by applicable law. 



  • Location(s):  CH - Zürich 
  • Remote working:
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Christopher Parkinson


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