Zurich NA Underwriting Manager I in Overland Park, Kansas

Job Summary

To manage an underwriting unit, specializing in one or more lines of business, to aid in making appropriate underwriting decisions.

Client Externally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on delivering service to external clients and/or customers. Typically involves building relationships and promoting the company.

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area

OR

• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area

OR

• Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area

OR

• Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area

AND

• Experience with Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelors Degree

• Advanced knowledge of line/s of business

• Ability to manage and build rapport with team

• Excellent organizational, written, oral communication and presentation skills

• advanced knowledge of the insurance industry and the legal and regulatory guidelines

• 6 months or more of supervisory or management experience

• Established Producer relationships

• Advanced skills in relationship building, active listening, needs analysis, and win-win negotiating

• Strong presentation skills and a solutions and service orientation

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.

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Title: Underwriting Manager I

Location: Kansas-Overland Park

Requisition ID: 170004VK