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Underwriting Service Specialist Marine


Zurich Benelux Insurance is currently looking for an Underwriting Service Specialist Domestic - Marine insurance for the Underwriting Service Department. 
In this role you will provide support to various functions such as the Underwriters department, the Zurich network and Zurich Operations.

Are you ready to help us shape Zurich further in its growth? We welcome you in our team.


The opportunity

The role of the ’Underwriting Service Specialist Domestic - Marine insurance’ is to administrate domestic policies: data collection and issuance of insurance policies, especially (but not exclusively) related to the Marine business/market. In this role you will also be asked to administrate policies for other lines of business as well. You work in close cooperation with Underwriting, Claims, Risk Engineering,  Finance and Relationship management teams, Brokers/Customers, Co-insurers and Reinsurers as well as colleagues within UWS Benelux to ensure process excellence and timely delivery. As an Underwiriting Service Specialist you access various systems to coordinate the Insurance program, input data and compile information and reports for both internal and external customers. 
What will you be doing?

The specialist is responsible for the qualitative and timely administration of standard (Marine) insurance policies:


  • Data collection and preparation of policies (for new business and business renewal) 
  • Policy issuance according to SLA’s agreed between Underwriting (UWR) and Underwriting service (UWS)
  • Servicing of all Lines of Business where Zurich Benelux is active on its local market
  • Data registration into local IT systems
  • Identification of areas in need of improvement and suggestion of solutions to colleagues and UWS manager
  • Participation in projects depending on the business needs while ensuring alignment with UWS Manager
  • Your experience & knowledge of the Marine business makes you one of the reference colleagues of Underwriting service (UWS) in this field of activity


  • Internal communication with colleagues within UWS Benelux
  • Internal communication with Underwriting, Claims, Risk Engineering, Finance and Relationship management teams
  • External communication with Brokers and Customers, Co-Insurers and Reinsurers 


  • Completion of entries regarding domestic policies
  • Register exposure, coverage data and policy information
  • Maintain exposure data and policy information during policy period
  • Issue policy and invoice


What are we looking for?


  • Bachelor' degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a Marine insurance related function
  • Extensive knowledge of Marine insurance technique
  • Good communicator. Ideally you speak fluently Dutch and English. You have at least a passive knowledge of French
  • IT minded: ability to adopt new systems easily. Good understanding of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word
  • Team player, both able to work independently and with your team
  • Service-minded, responsible and pro-active attitude
  • Multitasking capabilities combined with the right balance between accuracy and efficiency
  • Stress-resistant and not afraid of working with deadlines
  • Critical and constructive mindset: open for feedback and Lean way of working
  • Interested in operational excellence (improvement of procedures and processes)
  • Eager to learn with a flexible approach to business change

Your action

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What will you get in return? 
An international, entrepreneurial and informal working environment with professional growth and development opportunities. 
Salary and benefits in line with your experience and your future role and responsibilities. Possibility to work from time to time in our Antwerp office (currently located in Berchem)

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 53,000 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 make a difference. 


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