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Zurich NA Portfolio Manager, Large Property in San Francisco, California

Portfolio Manager, Large Property


Zurich North America is currently looking for an experienced Portfolio Manager to join our Large Property portfolio team. This position is responsible for managing the property portfolio and various segments for the West Region within US Commercial Property lines of Business. This position reports to theProperty Underwriting Technical Director andLos Angeles, CA or San Francisco, CA office are the preferred locations.

As a member of Zurich's Large Property Team, you will enjoy the opportunity to fully apply your leadership, analytical and underwriting skills.This position will have regional accountabilities and the responsibilities of the position include P&L, rate and retention and catastrophe accumulation management as well as referral authorization and implementation and development of underwriting actions and guidelines as warranted based on results.This role is designed to develop, implement and monitor business strategies for the Large Property segment and deliver profitable growth of the company's products and services.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conduct segment analysis and monitor P&L results to ensure we meet profitability and growth objectives, identifying and executing on corrective actions as necessary.

  • Drive the Large Property strategy and escalate key underwriting/marketplace issues to the Portfolio team, key business partners and senior management.

  • Provide employees with consistent and clear communication on business strategies, profitability objectives, priorities and accountabilities.

  • Work closely with the Regional Vice President and Underwriting Managers to develop and mentor the Underwriting staff while delivering on any training needs.

  • Work closely with local field staff at a transactional level on both new and renewal business, working through referrals as necessary.

  • Market Large Property products and services through agencies and brokers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Risk Management or Underwriting or Broker or Carrier or Market Facing area within the Commercial Insurance industryAND

  • Knowledge of Property product lines and the insurance industry

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Property lines expertise

  • Ability to manage complex portfolios

  • Technical knowledge of insurance operations and functions

  • Strategical component of assessing/anticipating market environment

  • Knowledge of loss trends, triangles, and ratemaking

  • Ability to quantify risk and experience with forecasting methods

  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment

  • Coaching and mentoring experience

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Ability to interact with the C-Suite

  • Knowledge in risk selection & assessment

  • Strong verbal and written communication 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.

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Primary Location: United States-California-San Francisco

Other Locations: United States-California-Los Angeles

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 20 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 09/15/20

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2000053R

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.