Zurich NA Middle Markets Underwriter in San Francisco, California

Zurich is looking to hire a Market Facing Underwriter I to join the Middle Markets team in San Francisco. The Underwriter I will analyze and underwrite new and renewal environmental casualty business, while regularly interacting with and facing the market. In this position, the Underwriter I will utilize The Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework within delegated authority levels on assignments of moderate technical complexity ensuring a high level service to customers.

Client Externally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on delivering service to external clients and/or customers. Typically involves building relationships and promoting the company.

Basic Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 1 or more years of experience in the Insurance area

OR

• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area

AND

• Knowledge of the insurance industry and the legal and regulatory environment

• Knowledge of underwriting philosophy, techniques, national/local filing regulations and guidelines

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree with 1 or more years of experience in commercial lines underwriting support or underwriting

• Strong negotiation skills

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Microsoft Office skills

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.

EOE disability/vets

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**Title:** *Middle Markets Underwriter*

**Location:** *California-San Francisco*

**Requisition ID:** *170006EC*