Zurich NA Underwriting Associate- Construction in Jersey City, New Jersey
Underwriting Associate- Construction
Zurich is currently hiring an Underwriting Associate to join the Underwriting Support & Services team in Jersey City! As an Underwriting Associate you will support the Construction team and work closely with experienced Underwriters in the review and analysis of various risks. Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking abilities are required in this position.
Client Internally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on delivering service to internal clients, usually at the line manager or employee level. May involve sharing subject matter expertise to others in the organization or supporting others in their efforts to deliver on our promise.
Underwriting Associates are charged with a variety of tasks including:
Working collaboratively with Zurich’s rating team.
Communicating directly with brokers via phone and email.
Evaluating exposures/controls, evaluating loss history and assessing financial condition, for basic to moderately complex business.
Issuing endorsements and handling billing issues.
Underwriting Associates will be expected to attend a 4-week training class in the Zurich North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL (June 26th – July 27th). Zurich North America will reimburse attendees for costs associated with the training class, including the option to fly home each weekend or remain in Schaumburg each weekend.
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in the Administrative or Customer Service or Data Entry or Financial Services or Risk Management areaAND
Travel for training and throughout the year is required
Underwriting/underwriting operations, claims, risk management or premium audit experience
Experience with data collection and analysis
Excellent customer service orientation and communication skills
In-depth knowledge of processing, rating and policy issuance systems
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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Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Jersey City
Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Posting 03/29/18
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 180002NM