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Zurich NA Broker Relationship Leader in Albany, New York

Broker Relationship Leader

75148

Zurich North America is currently looking for a highly qualified VP level Broker Relationship Leader to develop national strategies for some our most significant broker relationship. This position would ideally be located in New York, Chicago, or Atlanta.

This role is responsible for making Zurich the Brokers' most trusted and valuable insurer partner. This role will focus on business priorities, market differentiation and focus on the broker strategy. Developing and executing on strategies with senior executives and regional leadership teams, working on organization wide initiatives, driving target account strategies & on cross-selling opportunities/product density. We are looking for someone who is able to develop and maintain relationships at all levels, execute on the strategic plan and initiate action plans nationally. This position requires a high level of analytical ability and relationship management.

As a Broker Relationship Leader, the individual will have deep distribution experience, preferably with some prior experience working on the brokerage side of the business. Underwriting experience is very helpful, as well as, account management. Influence leadership will be also be important in order to be successful in the role.

The qualified candidate will also be able to:

  • Host and direct meetings with executive level clients

  • Bring with them an extensive network within the Brokerage community

  • Gather data to translate from the client in order to come up with actionable items for improvement

  • Trouble shoot and mediation of issues / conflicts.

  • Provide deep insights to Zurich leadership on the health of the relationships with the brokers.

Required Qualifications:

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

AND

• 10 or more years of experience in underwriting, distribution management and / or relationship management roles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of Broker needs, value chains, and business drivers

  • Experience working with an insurance regulatory environment and regulatory changes

  • Knowledge of complex insurance programs and risk solutions, including alternative risk financing

  • Strong listening, communications and inter-personal skills

  • Action-oriented

  • Influential skills

  • Negotiation skills

  • Strong written and verbal skills

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 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/vet

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM - New York Virtual Office

Remote Working: true

Schedule: Full Time

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