Zurich NA Assistant Vice President Management Liability Technical Underwriting in Jersey City, New Jersey

Job Summary

Are you looking to be part of a team committed to excellence that partnerswithManagement Liability underwriters and business leadership to drive profitable growth?Are you a high potential individual in search of new challenges that will broaden your horizons?Are you looking for an opportunity to develop and expand your knowledge and skills to prepare you for future responsibilities and opportunities?Then this job is for you!

Zurich is currently looking for a Assistant Vice President / Management Liability Product Manager (Technical Underwriter) to work out of Schaumburg, IL. (Chicago, IL, Jersey City, NJ, preferred, flexible).The Technical Underwriters will work closely with the Director of Management Liability and members of the team, Technical Underwriters, Pricing Actuary, and Technical Underwriting Analysts, as well as collaborate with the business units to drive portfolio management including but not limited to: setting strategy; compare results to expectations; identify gaps and root causes; schedule, assign and deliver actionable items and plans.

The Director and Technical Underwriters will work closely together and with the business leadership to identify needs, interests and challenges of the business, set priorities and expectations. The Technical Underwriter will take the lead in coordinating, scheduling and organizing resources, both within the Line of Business and from supporting Technical Underwriting groups (Underwriting and Product Governance, Pricing, Predictive Analytics, Chief of Staff) to complete critical activities and projects that create and deliver value to the business.

Key activities include but are not limited to:

  • Policy Drafting (ability to create new products in the Management Liability Space, endorsement drafting and review)
  • Risk Management (capacity allocation and utilization, reinsurance optimization; limit profiles, aggregations; stacking and clashing exposures)
  • Profitability Management (global profitability reviews)
  • Pricing (technical price development, pricing predictive models)
  • Product (strategy, lifecycle and architecture, content management, catalog, filing support)
  • Insights (loss trends, lessons learned; evaluating and identifying catalysts, insights, impacts and actions)
  • Underwriting development and training (create guidelines, best practices; [provide technical and compliance training)
  • Underwriting and Pricing Assurance (underwriting file reviews, price adequacy, and, as appropriate, technical price maintenance/assurance)
  • Underwriting Enablement (simplify guidelines, process and procedures; improve underwriting data quality and accessibility)

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Underwriting area

OR High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Underwriting area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt and lead, collaborate or follow as circumstances warrant
  • Self-starter that is a team player and seeks to exceed expectations
  • Proven analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Can effectively handle multiple and varied assignments simultaneously with minimal oversight and direction
  • Successfully interacts with individuals at all levels in the organization
  • CPCU
  • Advanced knowledge of line/s of business and the legal and regulatory environment
  • Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • J.D.

Additional Information

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

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**Title:** *Assistant Vice President Management Liability Technical Underwriting*

**Location:** *Illinois-Schaumburg*

**Other Locations:** *United States-Maryland-Owings Mills, United States-New Jersey-Jersey City, United States-Illinois-Chicago*

**Requisition ID:** *170003BI*