Zurich NA Underwriting Associate in Boston, Massachusetts

Underwriting Associate

Description

Zurich is currently hiring an Underwriting Associate to join the Underwriting Support & Services team in Boston As an Underwriting Associate you will support the Construction team and work closely with experienced Underwriters in the review and analysis of risks. Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking abilities are required in this position.

Client Internally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on delivering service to internal clients, usually at the line manager or employee level. May involve sharing subject matter expertise to others in the organization or supporting others in their efforts to deliver on our promise.

Underwriting Associates are charged with a variety of tasks including:

  • Working collaboratively with Zurich’s rating team.

  • Communicating directly with brokers via phone and email.

  • Evaluating exposures/controls, evaluating loss history and assessing financial condition, for basic to moderately complex business.

  • Issuing endorsements and handling billing issues.

Underwriting Associates will be expected to attend a 4-week training class in the Zurich North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL from 02/18/2019-03/15/2019. There may be additional training as well. Zurich North America will reimburse attendees for costs associated with the training class, including the option to fly home each weekend or remain in Schaumburg each weekend.

Basic Qualifications:

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  • Bachelors Degree and No Prior Experience

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  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in the Administrative or Customer Service or Data Entry or Financial Services or Risk Management area

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  • Travel for training is required

Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Underwriting/underwriting operations, claims, risk management or premium audit experience

  • Experience with data collection and analysis

  • Excellent customer service orientation and communication skills

  • In-depth knowledge of processing, rating and policy issuance systems

  • Detail oriented

  • Organizational, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills

  • Mastery of processing, rating and policy issuance systems

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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Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Job Posting 11/07/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 18000951

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.