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Zurich NA Market Facing Underwriter, Management Liability in San Francisco, California

Market Facing Underwriter, Management Liability


Invest in your career with an industry you can bank on…Insurance! We are currently looking for an experienced Management Liability Underwriter Public Company and work out of our Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York or Denver offices. Your bright ideas and determination will help us drive positive impact with our customers, communities, and each other. Our global footprint and 148 years of experience enables you to develop your skills and put your problem-solving expertise to use while having the opportunity to work with a wide range of Fortune 500® companies. ​

To bring leading talent into the organization and foster a culture of innovation and excellence, we encourage professionals from wide range of backgrounds and industries to apply and:

  • Join a global company that gives you empowerment over your own activities and decisions

  • Use your financial/credit/accounting acumen along with your analytical and customer focus to support our team

  • Have the autonomy and freedom to be successful in your career

  • Experience a customized training program dedicated to those new joiners outside of the insurance industry​

Our Management Liability Underwriters for Public companies are responsible for:

  • Generating, underwriting, and analyzing Management Liability Risk business for Public Companies

  • Market facing and production activities.

  • Complying with underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations and rating manual rules

  • Developing and maintaining agency and broker relationships

  • Working within broad limits and authorities on complex assignments

  • West Region's Public Company D&O portfolio

This role will be filled at either the Junior or Mid level. The hiring manager will determine the appropriate level based upon the selected applicant’s experience and skill set relative to the qualifications listed for this position.

Basic Qualifications:

Level I:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 1 or more years of experience in the Insurance or Market Facing area.OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaAND

  • Knowledge of the insurance industry and the legal and regulatory environment

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


Level II:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area.OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaAND

  • Knowledge of line/s of business and the legal and regulatory guidelines

  • Knowledge of time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business

  • Experience with Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree with 1 or more years experience in the underwriting area

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Microsoft Office skills

Compensation for roles at Zurich varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience.The salary provided is a nationwide market range and has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location where the position may be filled.As required by local law, Zurich provides in good faith a reasonable range of compensation for roles. Compensation may exceed the salary listed based on the evaluation of skillset and experience. Foradditional information about our Total Rewards, clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/benefits) . Other rewards may include short term incentive bonuses and merit increases. The combined salary range for this position is $64,200.00 - $140,000.00. The starting salary range for the Level I position is: $64,200.00 - $110,400.00 and for the Level II position is: $81,400.00 - $140,000.00.

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ).

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at 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 150 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 clickhere (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

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM - Denver, AM - New York, AM - Los Angeles, AM - San Francisco

Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time

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