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Zurich NA Wholesale E&S Property Portfolio Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Wholesale E&S Property Portfolio Manager


Zurich North America is currently looking for a Wholesale E&S Property Portfolio Manager to join our National Accounts Property (NA Property) portfolio team. This position is responsible for collaborating with segment leadership in managing the Wholesale portfolio nationally. You will report to the NA PropertyUnderwriting Technical Director and preferably be located inAtlanta, New York City or Chicago.

As a member of Zurich's NA Property Team, you will enjoy the opportunity to fully apply your leadership, analytical and underwriting skills. This position will have national accountabilities and the responsibilities of the position include P&L, rate and retention and catastrophe accumulation management as well as referral authorization and implementation and development of underwriting actions and guidelines as warranted based on results. This role is designed to develop, implement and monitor business strategies for the NA Property Wholesale segment and deliver profitable growth of the company's products and services.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conduct segment analysis and monitor P&L results to ensure we meet profitability and growth objectives, identifying and executing on corrective actions as necessary.

  • Drive the NA Property Wholesale strategy and escalate key underwriting and marketplace issues to the Portfolio team, key business partners and senior management.

  • Provide employees with consistent and clear communication on business strategies, profitability objectives, priorities and accountabilities.

  • Work closely with Head of NA Wholesale Property to develop and mentor the Underwriting staff while delivering on any training needs.

  • Work closely with local field staff at a transactional level on both new and renewal business, working through referrals as necessary.

  • Market NA Property Wholesale products and services through Wholesale brokers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 10 or more years of experience in the Risk Management or Underwriting or Broker or Carrier or Market Facing area within the commercial Wholesale Property industryAND

  • Knowledge of Property product lines and the Excess and Surplus Lines industry

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Property lines expertise with emphasis in risk selection & assessment for the Excess and Surplus Lines Property space

  • Experience in developing Excess and Surplus Lines pricing tools

  • Ability to manage complex portfolios

  • Technical knowledge of insurance operations and functions

  • Strategical component of assessing/anticipating market environment

  • Knowledge of loss trends, triangles, and ratemaking

  • Ability to quantify risk and experience with forecasting methods

  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment

  • Coaching and mentoring experience

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Ability to interact with the C-Suite

  • Knowledge of Property coverages and the ability to analyze manuscript forms

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

A future with 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 148 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 click here (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 - Atlanta, AM - Schaumburg, AM - Chicago, AM - New York

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time

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