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Zurich NA Technical Underwriting Liability Consultant in Jersey City, New Jersey

Technical Underwriting Liability Consultant


Zurich North America is currently looking for a Technical Underwriting Liability Consultant to work out of our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois or our Jersey City, New Jersey office.

The Technical Underwriting Liability Consultant will work closely with the Director of Liability and members of the team, Technical Underwriters, Pricing Actuaries, and Technical Underwriting Analysts, as well as collaborate with the business units to drive portfolio management including but not limited to:

  • Setting strategy

  • Comparing results to expectations

  • Identifying gaps and root causes

  • Scheduling

  • Assigning and delivering actionable items and plans

The Technical Underwriting Liability Consultant will work closely together and with the business leadership to identify needs, interests and challenges of the business, set priorities and expectations. The Liability Consultant will take the lead in coordinating, scheduling and organizing resources, both within the Line of Business and from supporting Technical Underwriting groups (Underwriting and Governance, Pricing, Predictive Analytics, Chief of Staff) to complete critical activities and projects that create and deliver value to the business.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Policy Drafting (ability to create new products in the Liability Space, endorsement drafting and review)

  • Risk Management (capacity allocation and utilization, reinsurance optimization; limit profiles, aggregations; stacking and clashing exposures)

  • Profitability Management (profitability reviews)

  • Pricing (technical price development, pricing predictive models)

  • Product (strategy, lifecycle and architecture, content management, catalog, filing support)

  • Insights (loss trends, lessons learned; evaluating and identifying catalysts, insights, impacts and actions)

  • Underwriting development and training (create guidelines, best practices; [provide technical and compliance training)

  • Underwriting and Pricing Assurance (underwriting file reviews, price adequacy, and, as appropriate, technical price maintenance/assurance)

  • Underwriting Enablement (simplifies guidelines, process and procedures; improve underwriting data quality and accessibility)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Underwriting areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Underwriting area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPCU

  • Advanced knowledge of line/s of business and the legal and regulatory environment

  • Strong listening, verbal and written communication 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

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Other Locations: United States-New Jersey-Jersey City, United States-Virtual

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 08/06/19

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190005ME

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.