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Zurich NA Market Facing Underwriter, Medical Professional Liability in Chicago, Illinois

Market Facing Underwriter, Medical Professional Liability

Description

Zurich Insurance is looking for a Market Facing Underwriter to join our Management Solutions team handling our Medical Professional Liability product. The ideal candidate will work in a team setting to underwrite out of our Chicago office.

Client Externally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on delivering service to external clients and/or customers. Typically involves building relationships and promoting the company.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Generating, underwriting and analyzing Medical Professional Liability new and renewal Policies

  • Market facing and production with wholesale brokers.

  • Administering and monitoring underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations and rating manual rules

  • Developing and maintaining agency and broker relationships

  • Working within broad limits and authorities on highly complex assignments

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Insurance area

OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area

OR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area

AND

  • Knowledge of the insurance industry and the legal and regulatory environment

  • Knowledge of underwriting philosophy, techniques, national/local filing regulations and guidelines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3 or more years’ experience in the underwriting area, preferably in Medical Professional Liability.

  • Strong negotiation skills and Wholesale Broker Experience

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Microsoft Office 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

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Chicago

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 10/03/19

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190007UN

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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