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Zurich NA Market Facing Underwriter - Group Captives (II or III) in Montgomery, Alabama

Market Facing Underwriter - Group Captives (II or III)

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Zurich Insurance is currently looking for a Market Facing Underwriter for our Group Captives Team in our Schaumburg office (preferred) but will also consider remote work. This a great opportunity to be part of the team that works on the world’s largest member owned group captive. This role will handle both new business and renewals for Work Comp, General Liability and Auto. There will be 10% travel for this position.

This role will be filled at either the level II Underwriter or level III Underwriter. The hiring manager will determine the appropriate level based upon the selected applicant’s experience and skill set relative to the qualifications listed for this position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Administering and monitoring underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations and rating manual rules

  • Identify and calculate the potential risk of loss from policyholders while establishing appropriate premium rates following Zurich guidelines

  • Underwriting and analyzing new and renewal business, utilizing the Zurich Way of underwriting framework and within delegated, authority levels on assignment of higher technical complexity and coordination

  • Developing and maintaining relationships in support of business retention and acquisition and working directly with customers to determine their insurance related needs and provide solutions

  • Collaborate with Line of Business representatives on referrals and other items

Underwriter III Qualifications (6T):

  • 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 areaAND

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Experience working on time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business

  • Experience working in a team environment

Underwriter II Qualifications (5T):

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area.OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaAND

  • Knowledge of line/s of business and the legal and regulatory guidelines

  • Knowledge of time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business

  • Experience with Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Basic knowledge of insurance underwriting and regulations for assigned territories

  • Ability to effectively assess risk

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

  • Knowledge of time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Microsoft Office 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

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 - Remote Work (US), AM - Schaumburg

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time

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