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Zurich NA AVP, Technical Underwriter, Commercial Property in Owings Mills, Maryland

AVP, Technical Underwriter, Commercial Property


Zurich North America is looking for an AVP, Technical Underwriter IV, Commercial Property to join our Technical Underwriting team based out of our North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois or other Zurich North America office location.

The AVP, Technical Underwriter, Commercial Property purpose is to provide technical underwriting expertise and guidance to Business Units and Underwriters, acting independently and with minimal direction and as Subject Matter Expert in the commercial property line of business, to enable achievement of business plan and the delivery of excellent customer service.

This AVP, Technical Underwriter, Commercial Property role is designed to be a generalist role and a background with a blend of large, complex risk and middle market is strongly preferred. Experience and knowledge in various industries and perils is strongly desired.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Underwriting areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Underwriting area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPCU

  • Advanced commercial property knowledge, legal, and regulatory environment

  • Experience with large, complex risk as well as middle market

  • Knowledge in various industries and perils

  • Strong listening, verbal, and written communication 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

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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg, AM - New York, AM - Overland Park, AM - Owings Mills

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time