Zurich NA Group Underwriter II - Group Life & Disability in Rocky Hill, Connecticut

Group Underwriter II - Group Life & Disability


Job Summary

Zurich Life is looking for a Group Underwriter II - Group Life & Disability based out of our Rocky Hill, Connecticut location.

To underwrite and analyze new and existing Group Life and Disability business assignments with moderate to high complexity, under general supervision, to achieve business goals and maximize customer experience.

Client Externally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on delivering service to external clients and/or customers. Typically involves building relationships and promoting the company.

Business Accountabilities

  • Assist with quality reviews in order to help identify, assess and take action to mitigate risks to achievement of underwriting goals and objectives

  • Undertake investigations and inspections of data, processes and practice to identify potential or actual compliance issues and recommend appropriate action

  • Collate and analyze data and make recommendations to support the underwriter's decision making process

  • Assess and evaluate underwriting processes in order to identify areas for improvement, tracking actions and monitoring implementation to demonstrate the impact that change may have

  • Act as lead technical resource for standard methodologies and systems knowledge to enable underwriters to deliver to customers efficiently and effectively

  • Review and interpret information and advise internal clients of appropriate action to fulfill procedural and regulatory requirements.

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting area


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting area


  • Experience with group life and disability insurance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Additional Information

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-Connecticut-Rocky Hill

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting 12/12/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800090M

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.