Zurich NA Senior Excess Casualty Underwriting Specialist in Chicago, Illinois
Senior Excess Casualty Underwriting Specialist
Zurich E&S is currently hiring a Senior Excess Casualty Underwriting Specialist to support the growth and advancement of the Western Zone territory from Chicago, Houston, or Phoenix! As a member of Zurich’s underwriting team, you will enjoy the opportunity to apply and hone your underwriting and marketing skills while building relationships with our wholesale Preferred Distribution Partners. Work arrangements are hybrid with a combination schedule of work-from-home and in office.
Zurich is one of the leading insurance providers in the E&S industry, our mission is to provide creative solutions for the risks our customers face today and in the future.
The Senior Excess Casualty Underwriting Specialist is responsible for:
Serving as a customer industry advocate with a focus on improving the customer experience by understanding their risk and offering the best end to end solution for their insurance needs.
Using a disciplined approach to exposure evaluation, risk assessment and pricing
Using risk insights, data and models to drive informed decisions at point of sale
Market facing and production within the growing Zurich E&S Excess Casualty division
Administering and monitoring underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws, regulations, and rating manuals
Working within broad limits and authorities on highly complex assignments
Senior Excess Casualty Underwriting Specialist Basic Qualifications:
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing areaOR
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaOR
Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing areaOR
Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area
Technical knowledge of Excess Casualty Underwriting
Established wholesale broker relationships
Creative problem-solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ).
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
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Location(s): AM - Chicago, AM - Houston, AM - Phoenix
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: No
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