Zurich NA Market Facing Underwriter/Underwriting Analyst, Accident & Health in New York, New York

Market Facing Underwriter/Underwriting Analyst, Accident & Health


Zurich Insurance is currently looking for a Market Facing Underwriter/Underwriting Analyst for our Accident & Health Group Accident Division in our New York Office. This is a technical, and market facing position. Experience with Group Corporate Accident and/or Group Special Risk lines of business is preferred, but not required. As a member of Zurich's Specialty Underwriting Team you will enjoy the opportunity to fully apply and hone your underwriting and marketing skills. Specifically, you will underwrite and analyze new and renewal Accident business utilizing The Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework within delegated authority levels.

This opportunity will start by learning the processes and product working with a Senior Market Facing Underwriter. The expectation is that the individual in this role can start rating, quoting and working with brokers within 120 days.

Our Underwriters are market-facing with objectives focused on profitable growth and superior service to our broker partners and customers.

Our Market Facing Underwriter is responsible for:

  • Generating, underwriting and analyzing Group Corporate Accident & Group Special Risk business

  • Market facing and production activities within the Specialties Division

  • Complying with underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations and rating manual rules

  • Developing and maintaining agency and broker relationships

  • Working within broad limits and authorities on complex assignments

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 1 or more years of experience in the Insurance area


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area


  • Knowledge of the insurance industry and the legal and regulatory environment

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree with 1 or more years experience in the underwriting area, preferably Accident and Health experience.

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Microsoft Office 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

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Primary Location: United States-New York-New York

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 11/08/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180008ZS

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.