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Zurich NA US International Reverse Flow Underwriter in Montgomery, Alabama

US International Reverse Flow Underwriter


Zurich is seeking a US International Reverse Flow Underwriter to join our IPZ Operations team in our Schaumburg office. We are also open to hiring talent remotely. Preferred candidates will have experience in Large Property, or Casualty (Large or MM) and willingness to be flexible to shape the outcomes needed by customers and effectively collaborate to partner with producing underwriters less familiar with the US coverage and rate trends, and regulatory considerations.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • The US International Received team has an opportunity to provide US underwriting support for incoming received business from non-US producing countries. This is more of a fast flow model to collaborate with the producing underwriter outside of the US.

  • International US received business is $600M USD portfolio and the most significant country in the Zurich global network. We have significant regulatory differences in US and would like to provide local US insights to the producing country underwriter who will not be as familiar for form, rate, and US market practices.

  • The RC underwriter will partner with the producing underwriter who provides overall structure, coverage needs, and program binder to ensure we follow US underwriting standards, provide guidance, develop quote proposal(s), and issuance for the US exposure.

  • The RC underwriter will be responsible to support producing countries for a primary line of business with potential for secondary line(s), both guarantee cost and loss sensitive types of accounts to address seasonality of business.

  • The RC underwriter will not have market production responsibilities, although some US broker interaction will be required.

  • The RC underwriter will collaborate with a dedicated international servicing specialist working alongside to support the servicing and processing of the local US policies.

  • Ideal candidate will be flexible in thinking, enjoy working with different cultures, and an excellent collaborator.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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 area AND

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

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

  • Experience working in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Technical knowledge of Commercial Lines Underwriting.

  • Experience working Internationally

  • Experience working with Commercial insurance brokers

  • Creative problem solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Compensation for roles at Zurich varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. The Compensation provided is a nationwide market range and has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location where the position may be filled.  As required by local law, Zurich provides in good faith a reasonable range of compensation for roles.For additional information about our Total Rewards, clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/benefits) . Other rewards may include short term incentive bonuses and merit increases. The starting salary range for the position is: $103,900.00 - $142,900.00.

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ).

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

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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg, AM - Atlanta, AM - Boston, AM - Chicago, AM - Dallas, AM - Denver, AM - Houston, AM - Los Angeles, AM - Minneapolis, AM - Philadelphia, AM - Remote Work (US), AM - San Francisco, AM - Seattle

Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time

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