Zurich NA Direct Market's Underwriter III in Omaha, Nebraska
Direct Market's Underwriter III
Zurich Insurance has a great opportunity available on our Direct Markets team for a Senior Underwriter III .
This role will underwrite complex Garage Liability business with a focus on large Auto, Truck and Motorcycle franchise dealerships and work closely with our Direct Markets Sales team.
Administering and monitoring underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations and rating manual rules
Identify and calculate the potential risk of loss from policyholders while establishing appropriate premium rates following Zurich guidelines
Underwriting and analyzing new and renewal business, utilizing the Zurich Way of underwriting framework and within delegated, authority levels on assignment of higher technical complexity and coordination
Developing and maintaining relationships in support of business retention and acquisition and working directly with customers to determine their insurance related needs and provide solutions
Collaborate with Line of Business representatives on referrals and other items
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.
- High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of Underwriting or Related Insurance experience (e.g. Claims, Premium Audit, Insurance Operations)
- Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Insurance area
Experience with time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business
Experience with Microsoft Office
Bachelors Degree with 3 or more years of Underwriting or insurance industry experience
Technical underwriting knowledge and skills reflective of progression of positions of increasing responsibility
Excellent communication skills
In-depth knowledge of line/s of business and the legal and regulatory guidelines
Basic knowledge of insurance underwriting and regulations for assigned territories
Ability to effectively assess risk
Strong knowledge of underwriting philosophy, techniques, national/local filing, regulations and guidelines
Knowledge of time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business
Ability to work in a team environment
Microsoft Office skills
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-Kansas-Overland Park
Other Locations: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg, United States-Minnesota-Anoka, United States-Colorado-Denver, United States-Nebraska-Omaha
Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time
Relocation Available No
Job Posting 10/23/18
Unposting Date 12/23/18
Req ID: 180008AK
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.