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Zurich NA AVP, Market Facing Underwriting Manager II, D&O in Albany, New York

AVP, Market Facing Underwriting Manager II, D&O

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Zurich North America is looking for a Market Facing Underwriting Manager II based out of our New York City World Trade Center or Atlanta, Georgia office.

This Market Facing Underwriting Manager II is responsible for our Mid-Atlantic & Southeast Region, with the major hubs of business including Philadelphia, DC, Atlanta and Texas. This role will be responsible for the growth and profitability of Financial Lines Products (Directors and Officers, Employment Practices Liability, Fiduciary Liability and Crime Insurance) for publicly traded companies. This role currently has 4 direct reports who are managing client and broker relationships throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast Regions.

The responsibilities of the Market Facing Underwriting Manager II, include:

  • Managing and driving a team of underwriting professionals and executing on the set forth strategy

  • Leading a team to growth opportunities that align with our Financial Lines Accelerated Growth Plan

  • Portfolio management & profitable growth

  • Managing renewal book of business and driving new strategic relationships

  • Strategy execution

  • Internal (Claims, Actuary, Finance, etc) and External (brokers and clients) stakeholder management

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area within the Commercial Insurance industryOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 14 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area within the Commercial Insurance industryOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area within the Commercial Insurance industryOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 12 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area within the Commercial Insurance industryAND

  • 2 or more years of management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • CPCU

  • Advanced knowledge of Public Management Liability Lines of Business including D&O, EPL, Fiduciary, and Crime

  • Ability to leverage existing relationships with Agents, Brokers, internal, and external business partners

  • Portfolio Management Experience

  • Excellent communication & presentation skills

  • Collaborative

  • Results oriented

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vets

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Location(s): AM - New York, AM - Atlanta

Remote working: false

Schedule: Full Time

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