Zurich NA Product Specialist - Management Liability in Schaumburg, Illinois

Product Specialist - Management Liability


Job Summary

Zurich North Americais currently looking for an experienced candidate with a legal and ManagementLiability Background to join the Technical Underwriting - Management Liabilityteam as a Product Specialist. The Product Specialist will work closely withmembers of the Technical Underwriting team and will collaborate with thebusiness units to evaluate and draft policy wording and endorsements for abroad range of Management Liability lines of business including D&O, EPL,Fiduciary and Crime.The ProductSpecialist also will get involved in various product and underwriting relatedprojects, as assigned.

We are looking forsomeone to provide guidance and advice to Technical Underwriters actingindependently and with minimal direction. This person will have experience reviewing and drafting policy andendorsement language and will be drive and be responsible for various projectsrelated to product development and implementation so as to enable achievementof business plan and the delivery of excellent customer service.

The job’s core deliverables rely on influencing ornegotiating with a broad range of internal clients, including executives and seniormanagement. There is an expectation of the need to employ specializedtechniques and substantial experience. Relationships typically involvepersuading or countering opposition and helping find acceptable compromise.

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • JD and 7 or more years of experience of law practice specializing in the insurance area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of andexperience with management liability insurance (D&O, EPL and Fiduciary) policiesand the related legal and regulatory environment

  • Public D&O defenseor claims management background

  • Strong analytical andwritten communication skills

  • Creativity in findingsolutions to complex business issues

  • Knowledge andunderstanding of underwriting philosophy and of admitted vs. non-admitted rulesand regulations.

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-Illinois-Schaumburg

Other Locations: United States-New Jersey-Jersey City, United States-Virtual, United States-Kansas-Overland Park

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 09/26/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180007G1

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.