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Zurich NA Sr. Underwriter - Construction in Canada

Sr. Underwriter - Construction

Description

There are many reasons why Zurich is the intelligent choice for your career.

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Job Summary

Using strong analytical skills, the successful candidate will Underwrite, manage and develop a portfolio of Construction Risks including Property, Casualty, Inland Marine and Project Specific covers (CAR / EAR, Wrap-up) in accordance with Zurich guidelines.

Taking a solution oriented approach you will foster, develop and maintain a strong network of relationships with our Broker partners and our Customers as needed.

Interaction and cooperation with other Lines of Business as needed to ensure we are able to respond to our customers’ needs. You will also assist in the training and development of more junior underwriters and underwriting assistants on the team.

Demonstrate continuous learning and curiosity to continue to grow with the Construction unit with Zurich and the industry in general.

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area. For SURETY POSITIONS ONLY: OR Finance, Accounting or Banking experience

OR

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

OR

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

OR

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

Underwriting Support area

AND

  • 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

and

A solution-oriented mindset to align with our Customer-Led approach.

Proven training and development of junior underwriters and underwriting assistants.

Business project involvement to implement new or updating products and systems , as needed.

Fosters a positive team environment, within and outside the business unit.

Has a developed and disciplined approach to exposure evaluation, risk assessment and pricing.

Demonstrates strong analytical skills.

Proactively seeks new account opportunities.

Proven training and development of junior underwriters and underwriting assistants.Business project involvementto implement new or updating products and systems, as needed.Fosters a positive team environment, within and outside the business unit.Has a developed and disciplined approach to exposure evaluation, risk assessment and pricing.Demonstrates strong analytical skills.Proactively seeks new account opportunities.

A dditional 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.

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

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 15 % of the Time

Job Posting 08/28/20

Unposting Date 01/01/21

Req ID: 200004FZ

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.

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