Zurich NA Management Liability Underwriter in Houston, Texas
Management Liability Underwriter
Zurich Insurance is currently looking for a Management Liability Underwriter with Private Company experience for our Management Solutions Team in our Houston office.
The ideal candidate will work in a team setting to underwrite and perform financial analysis for private companies and not for profit entities with under $2.5 billion in assets. The specific focus will be on Directors & Officers, Fiduciary, Employment Practices Liability and Crime coverages. Our Underwriters analyze and underwrite new and renewal business, under general direction, utilizing The Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework within delegated authority levels on assignments of higher technical complexity ensuring a high level service to customers.
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.
Generating, underwriting and analyzing for private and non-profit based organizations. Products of focus include; Directors & Officers Liability, Employment Practices liability, Fiduciary/Pension Liability and Crime/Fidelity Liability.
External market facing position that includes significant production growth goals within the Specialties organization.
Administering and monitoring underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations and rating manual rules.
Develop long lasting and productive relationships with the external broker and agency communities as well as other internal Zurich business units.
Team based collaborative approach to underwriting that includes numerous face to face customer and broker interactions.
Identify and calculate the potential risk of loss from policyholders while establishing appropriate premium rates following Zurich guidelines.
- High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area
- High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area
- Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area
- Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Experience working on time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business
Experience working in a team environment
Knowledge of Management Liability lines of business and the legal and regulatory guidelines
Ability to analyze company financials.
In-depth knowledge of corporate Directors & Officers Liability, Employment Practices liability, Fiduciary/Pension Liability and Crime/Fidelity Liability lines of business and legal and regulatory guidelines
Superior skills in relationship building, active listening, needs analysis, and win-win negotiating
Strong presentation skills and a solutions and service orientation
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong negotiation skills
Ability to effectively assess risk
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.
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Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston
Travel Yes, 20 % of the Time
Relocation Available No
Job Posting 01/16/20
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 200000DH
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.