Zurich NA AVP/Senior Middle Markets Underwriting Specialist in Owings Mills, Maryland

AVP/Senior Middle Markets Underwriting Specialist

Description

Zurich is currentlylooking for an AVP/Senior Middle Markets Underwriting Specialist for ourCommercial Insurance Division in our Philadelphia, PA location. We will alsoconsider candidates to work out of our offices in either Owings Mills, MD orWashington, DC.

As a senior member of Zurich's Middle MarketsUnderwriting Team you will enjoy the opportunity to fully apply and hone yourunderwriting and marketing skills. Specifically, you will analyze andunderwrite highly complex new and renewal business, under limited direction,utilizing The Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework as a subject matter expert,ensuring a high level service to customers.

High Level Influencer Externally Focused - Thejob’s core deliverables rely on influencing or negotiating with externalcontacts on strategic impact matters. Relationships typically involvepersuading or countering opposition, often with vendor representatives orsenior management level customers.

Basic Qualifications:

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

OR

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

OR

  • Zurich approved Apprenticeship program includingan Associate Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting orMarket Facing area

OR

  • Zurich approved Apprenticeship programincluding an Associate Degree and 12 or more years of experience in the Claimsor Underwriting Support area

AND

  • Experience with Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • Advanced knowledge and practice of MiddleMarkets line/s of business

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

  • Ability to effectively assess risk

  • Ability to work in a team-based environment

  • Knowledge of time restraints for quotes on newand renewal business

  • Strong presentation skills

Imagine working for a company that truly caresabout their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities theyserve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organizationthat has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider inthe world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employeesacross approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helpingpeople and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. Weare a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do everyday and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes fromsearch firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become theproperty of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, pleaseuse our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia

Other Locations: United States-Maryland-Owings Mills, United States-District of Columbia-Washington

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 15 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 05/02/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180003MY