Zurich NA Casualty Underwriting Specialist in Toronto, Ontario
Casualty Underwriting Specialist
Working within the Ontario Region Casualty team in Toronto, the role of a production underwriter is to generate a pipeline of new business opportunities whilst managing a renewal portfolio of upper mid-market up to highly complex clients with revenues up to $1Bn.
Supported by a dedicated local team of Underwriting Assistants, Liability Risk Engineers, International Service Specialists, Pricing Actuaries and an industry leading claims team, this is your opportunity to join a growing and highly successful organization.
As a customer led organization, you must lead innovation and drive change by challenging the status quo
Established relationships with GTA and Regional brokers
Strong decision-making skills and the ability to bring creativity to underwriting risks
In depth understanding of LoB(s) products and portfolio
In depth understanding of regional / local LoB (s) insurance markets and competitor landscape
Ability to build trusting relationships
Superior organizational, deal management and negotiation skills
Proactively drive involvement of functional areas in the Underwriting process, including e.g. Risk Engineering, claims, actuarial, finance, distribution and other LoB’s
Minimum 8 years underwriting or broking experience
Must have broad experience writing or marketing & placing General Liability, Umbrella and Excess products
Cross Border experience essential, International Programs experience highly desirable
High School Diploma or 8 or more years of experience in the Underwriting, Broking or Market Facing area
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum 8 years Casualty Underwriting experience
Strong oral and written communication skills
Knowledgeable in actuarial pricing techniques
Has demonstrated the ability to produce new business
Microsoft Office experience
Strong Business acumen
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.
Zurich is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and barrier-free environment resulting in an accessible organization for employees, customers, and other parties who interact with, or on behalf of, Zurich. We strive to achieve a workplace free of discrimination of all forms, including discrimination on the basis of physical or mental disability, or medical condition. If you are interested in a job opportunity, please advise if you require an accommodation, so we can work with you to provide a more accessible process.
Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-Toronto
Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Posting 03/23/20
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 200002PP
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.