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Zurich NA AVP, Senior Construction Casualty Underwriter in Raleigh, North Carolina

AVP, Senior Construction Casualty Underwriter

Description

Zurich is currently hiring an AVP, Senior Construction Casualty Underwriter to analyze and underwrite highly complex business as part of the Construction team with a strong emphasis on middle market and large account programs. This position can be in Atlanta or from a virtual home office in North Carolina. In this role, you will work under minimal direction, utilizing The Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework and serve as a subject matter expert, ensuring a high level of service to customers. You will be tasked with building and cultivating relationships with our Select Brokers in the South Region and responsible for new business underwriting. You will be asked to lend coaching and mentoring to more junior team members when needed.

Basic Qualifications:

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

OR

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

OR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area

OR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 12 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area

AND

  • Experience with Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Construction Casualty Underwriting experience with knowledge of large deductible programs

  • Advanced knowledge and practice of 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 new and renewal business

  • Strong presentation 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-Georgia-Atlanta

Other Locations: United States-North Carolina-Virtual

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 50 % of the Time

Relocation Available Yes

Job Posting 05/14/19

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190003NP

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.

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