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Zurich NA E&S Casualty Regional UW Manager - East in New York, New York

E&S Casualty Regional UW Manager - East


Zurich E&S is currently looking for a Regional Underwriting Manager for our E&S Casualty team. E&S Casualty is a new team that combines the Zurich E&S Excess Casualty team with the new Zurich E&S Primary Casualty team. We are looking to hire in Atlanta, Chicago, or New York City our East Regional Underwriting Manager. The position is a critical role in driving a diversified, dynamic, and engaging team culture. This position also requires strong technical acumen in underwriting casualty risks in the E&S segment, experience in overseeing and developing underwriting talent, the ability to manage complex processes, strong wholesale producer engagement and sales skills and a demonstrated ability of profitable portfolio management.

This E&S Casualty Manager position will be responsible for:

  • Developing, coaching, and managing a high-performing regional team of both Primary and Excess Casualty underwriting staff.

  • Managing regional performance, including new business production, policy count retention, rate/tiering execution, and portfolio management actions relative to Plan

  • Managing regional wholesale broker relationships, managing underwriter referrals, and maintaining a small production portfolio to stay attune with regional market changes and desk-level challenges.

The E&S Casualty Regional Manager position will be expected to travel as necessary to support the needs of the team and to cultivate key broker relationships within the specified regions (25%).

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing areaOR

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

  • Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing areaOR

  • Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 12 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaAND

  • 2 or more years of management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Strong underwriting acumen and expertise in E&S excess and primary casualty

  • Wholesale broker relationships across the Eastern Zone

  • CPCU

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Results oriented

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. 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. Candidates with salary expectations outside of the range are encouraged to apply, and will be considered based on experience, skill, and education. The salary 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. The starting salary range for this position is $165,000.00 - $215,000.00.

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 - Chicago, AM - Atlanta, AM - New York

Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time

Employment Sponsorship Offered: No

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