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Senior E&S Private/Non-Profit Underwriter II

Zurich Insurance

Zurich Insurance

Marketing & Communications
United States · Arizona, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Senior E&S Private/Non-Profit Underwriter II


At Zurich you can learn, develop, and lead while being authentically you every day. We believe our future is brighter together because our voices are diverse and heard. Our behaviors are inclusive, our actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. We are an insurance leader committed to developing our people, focusing on our customers, and building a sustainable future for our communities.

We are currently looking for a Management Liability Senior Underwriter II to work out of our Phoenix, AZ office or remotely within the State of AZ. Your problem-solving expertise will help us drive positive impact with our customers, communities, and each other. You will serve as a customer advocate with a focus on improving the customer experience by understanding their unique risks and offering the best end-to-end solution for their insurance needs. This role will require you to travel and be visible in the marketplace to meet with our broker partners 25% of the time.

As a Wholesale Private/Non-Profit Senior Underwriter you will handle complex new and renewal domestic Wholesale Financial lines accounts.

What you can expect in a Wholesale Private/Non-Profit Underwriter position at Zurich:

  • You will develop and maintain relationships with brokers partners and customers across all industries in support of business objectives
  • You will leverage your Wholesale Private/Non-Profit underwriting acumen across risk assessment, exposure evaluation and pricing to generate and maintain a profitable book of new and renewal domestic Wholesale Financial lines business.
  • You will work collaboratively across business units including but limited to; claims, finance, risk engineering, actuary, and technical underwriting while gaining extensive knowledge in a growing and innovative industry.
  • You will be empowered to use your Accounting, Banking and/or Risk Management skills in market facing, negotiation and interpersonal skills to grow and develop relationships with preferred distribution partners in an assigned territory

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Claims or
    Underwriting Support area
  • Knowledge of line/s of business and the legal and regulatory guidelines
  • Knowledge of time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business
  • Experience with Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Technical knowledge of Wholesale Private/Non-Profit Underwriting
  • Established broker relationships (wholesale brokers) within the West region.
  • Sales execution mindset
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq).

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM - Arizona Virtual Office, AM - Phoenix, AM - Scottsdale
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: No

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