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Zurich NA Product Development Consultant - Senior or AVP in Albany, New York

Product Development Consultant - Senior or AVP

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Zurich North America is currently searching for a Management Liability Product Specialist - Senior or AVP in multiple areas including New York City, Atlanta, Chicago, Schaumburg, Philadelphia, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and we are also open to remote work as well. In this exciting role you will use your expertise in Management Liability (Public and Private),products to help construct policies, create coverage enhancements, draft manuscript endorsements and provide guidance to underwriters. As a Management Liability Subject Matter Expert, you will collaborate with the product officers, market basket leaders and other key constituents to create new policy forms and endorsements for our Financial Lines products.

This role is embedded in the Financial Lines Business Unit and ultimately reports up to the Head of Financial Lines for Zurich NA.

The Financial Lines Underwriting Product Specialist- Senior or AVP will be responsible for:

  • Leading the development and implementation of new policy forms, coverage enhancements and manuscript endorsements

  • Identifying market standard product opportunities based upon review of competitor forms and industry trends

  • Maintaining the forms library with relevant updates and modifications

  • Collaborate with Underwriters in responding to coverage requests and draft language for specific transactions and portfolio coverage enhancements

  • Works closely with distribution partners and/or risk managers to align on policy wording that addresses their unique exposure(s) in the policy

  • Supporting underwriting strategy and product development by incorporating lessons learned from competitor forms and approaches to coverage in new products

  • Participating in compliance-related queries, including state regulatory exams and insurance department inquiries

  • Collaborate with various functional areas across the organization, including underwriting, claims, actuarial, legal, marketing, and regulatory compliance in creating products.

This role will be filled at either the Underwriting Senior or AVP level and will report to the Underwriting Financial Lines Product Manager. The hiring manager will determine the appropriate level based upon the selected applicant’s experience and skill set relative to the qualifications listed for this position.

Basic Qualifications-Financial Lines Underwriting Product Specialist - Senior

  • JD and 6 or more years of experience of law practice specializing in the insurance area

Basic Qualifications-Financial Lines Underwriting Product Specialist - AVP

  • JD and 7 or more years of experience of law practice specializing in the insurance area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Product Management experience including policy creation and drafting of manuscript endorsements

  • Financial Lines product experience

  • Compliance and Regulatory experience

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Regulatory expertise relating to product filings and state required policy provisions is a plus

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at 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 150 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 clickhere (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/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, AM - Atlanta, AM - Remote Work (US), AM - Schaumburg, AM - Dallas, AM - Chicago, AM - San Francisco, AM - Boston, AM - Houston, AM - Los Angeles, AM - Philadelphia, AM - Washington DC

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time

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