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Zurich NA AVP, Senior Cyber, E&O Underwriter in Los Angeles, California

AVP, Senior Cyber, E&O Underwriter


Zurich is currently looking to hire an AVP, Senior Underwriter to join our Wholesale E&O and Cyber team! This position is dedicated to the wholesale broker channel and presents a great opportunity to join our growing Wholesale E&O and Cyber Team. We are open to hiring talent in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, or Schaumburg.

Your bright ideas and determination will help us drive positive impact with our customers, communities, and each other. Our global footprint and 148 years of experience enables you to develop your skills and put your problem-solving expertise to use while having the opportunity to work with a wide range of Fortune 500® companies.

To bring leading talent into the organization and foster a culture of innovation and excellence , we encourage professionals from wide range of backgrounds and industries to apply and:

  • Join a global company that gives you empowerment over your own activities and decisions

  • Use your financial/credit/accounting acumen along with your relationship building, analytical skills and customer focus to support our team

  • Have the autonomy and freedom to be successful in your career by owning your own activities, managing your territory and portfolio of complex business

  • Experience a customized training program dedicated to those new joiners outside of the insurance industry

In this role, you will underwrite and perform financial analysis across professional liability E&O, employed lawyers and security and privacy. The position will have technical, transactional and market facing responsibilities; and it will also make contributions in the areas of product/proposition development, marketing, fulfillment, and portfolio management.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Generating, underwriting and analyzing E&O and Cyber 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

  • Working within broad limits and authorities on highly complex assignments

  • Managing a portfolio of accounts and developing a pipeline of business

  • Collaborating and cross selling with other stakeholders and lines of business within Zurich

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Underwriting, Market Facing area, Cybersecurity, Finance, or Management Consulting

  • OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 14 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 12 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaAND

  • Experience with Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Advanced Cyber, E&O underwriting experience with the wholesale broker channel

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

  • Ability to effectively assess risk

  • Strong presentation skills

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.

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

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.

Location(s): AM - San Francisco, AM - Schaumburg, AM - Chicago, AM - Los Angeles

Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time

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