Zurich NA *Market Facing UW IV in New York, New York


  • Market Facing UW IV**


Zurich (New York, NY) seeks a Market Facing Underwriter IV to analyze and underwrite highly complex new and renewal business, under minimal direction.Specific duties include: administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations, and rating manuals; work at the highest authority limits on assignments utilizing the highest degree of technical complexity and coordination; develop and maintain relationships with distributors (agents & brokers) in support of business retention and acquisition and work with customers and distributors (agents & brokers) to determine their insurance related needs and provide solutions; support the Zurich sales culture by being a HelpPoint for agents, brokers, and customers; provide expert advice to significant customer(s) and/or development of SBU/SSU strategic plans to enhance opportunities and reduce business risk; ensure successful implementation of key technical initiatives by consulting with executives and other leaders to gain their commitment and improve their business effectiveness; and add value by identifying need to modify SBU/SSU policies, programs or services and develop cost-effective proposals. Must be willing to travel occasionally within the U.S.

Position requires a High School Diploma, or foreign equivalent, plus 7 years of experience in the job offered, or as a Commercial Underwriter, Corporate Property Underwriter, Property Underwriting Manager, Broker Account Manager, Senior Broker Account Manager, or in a similar underwriting position. Specific experience must include 4 years of experience leading complex and large accounts, and 3 years of experience with each of the following: leading collaboration and cross-functional interactions; consulting on complex and/or custom techniques for unique pricing situations; developing pricing recommendations for complex or unique situations; customizing coverages for complex scenarios; building sales/account pipeline; working with complex trends in the insurance industry; making connections between risk reduction and customer/client industry trends; determining how company can provide value-add solutions; and driving long-term sales strategy. Experience must also include 1 year of experience with each of the following: leading the development and implementation of new pricing models; spearheading initiatives to respond to changes in laws and regulations; anticipating trends and implications to the business; and determining organizational objectives and needs of customer/client and/or broker/agent. Must have high school diploma. Must be willing to travel occasionally within the U.S.

Full time position. Apply by submitting your resumes at Zurichna.com/en/careers , Job ID: 1800096N


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-New York-New York

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 20 % of the Time

Job Posting 11/09/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800096N

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.