Zurich NA Market Facing Underwriter I in Overland Park, Kansas
Market Facing Underwriter I
Zurich Insurance has a great opportunity available in either our Overland Park, KS office or Omaha, NE office for an Underwriter I within our Direct Markets team. This role will focus on Property and Casualty lines of business with a focus on Automotive dealerships and work closely with our Direct Markets Field Sales team.
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
• 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
• Bachelors Degree with 1 or more years experience in the underwriting area
• Strong negotiation skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• 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/vets
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Primary Location: AM - Overland Park, AM - Omaha
Remote working: false
Schedule: Full Time