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Zurich NA Senior Large Casualty Underwriter (Level III or AVP) in Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Large Casualty Underwriter (Level III or AVP)

Description

Zurich is seeking an experienced Senior Large Casualty Underwriter in Atlanta!

This role will be filled at either the AVP, Senior Level IV or Senior Level III. 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.

As a Senior Large Casualty Underwriter you will handle complex new and renewal domestic casualty accounts and serve as a Subject Matter Expert on the team. As a member of Zurich's Underwriting Team, you will enjoy the opportunity to fully apply and hone your underwriting and marketing skills while building relationships with Select Brokers focused in the Southeast.

In this role, you will:

  • Administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations, and rating annual rules.

  • Develop, maintain & collaborate with Line of Business representatives on referrals and other business related needs, as appropriate.

  • May provide guidance to lower level associates.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with distributors (agents & brokers) in support of business retention and acquisition and works with customers and distributors (agents & brokers) to determine their insurance related needs and provide solutions.

  • Supports the sales culture by being a Help Point for agents, brokers and customers.

  • Proactively seek renewal and new account opportunities.

  • Complete detailed opportunity assessment with key distributors to identify growth opportunities

  • Qualify accounts to meet with the organization's appetite, balanced with sound business opportunity.

  • Make broker/customer and on-sight calls with a planned and well-prepared purpose

AVP, Senior Underwriter (Level IV) Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 14 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area OR

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

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

Senior Underwriter (Level III) Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area OR

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

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area OR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area

Preferred Qualifications Level IV & III:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Technical knowledge of large loss sensitive casualty Underwriting

  • Established broker relationships (retail brokers) within the Southeast region.

  • Sales execution mindset

  • Creative problem solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication 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

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.

Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Atlanta

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 20 % of the Time

Job Posting 09/14/20

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200005GE

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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