Zurich NA Construction Professional Liability Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois

Construction Professional Liability Underwriter

Description

Zurich is currently seeking a Construction Professional Liability Underwriter to join our construction team in our Chicago office.

As a Construction Professional Liability Underwriter you will have the opportunity to analyze and underwrite new and renewal business, under limited direction, utilizing The Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework within delegated authority levels on highly complex assignments ensuring a high level service to customers. This is a market facing position thus we are seeking someone with a strong sales execution mindset to manage a book of approximately $20MM in the Midwest region.

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.

Basic Qualifications:

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

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

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaAND

  • Experience working on time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business

  • Experience working in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • Advanced knowledge of Construction Professional Liability line of business

  • Established broker relationships in territory. (Chicago based/Midwest region)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Microsoft Office experience

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-Chicago

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 20 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 03/14/19

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190001XB

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.