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Senior Cyber E&O Underwriter III

Zurich Insurance

Zurich Insurance

Marketing & Communications
New York, NY, USA · United States
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Zurich is currently looking to hire an experienced Senior Underwriter to join our Wholesale E&O and Cyber team! This position is dedicated to the wholesale broker channel and presents a great opportunity to join our Professional Liability & Cyber team from Phoenix or Scottsdale, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago, or New York City!

In this role, you will underwrite and perform financial analysis across professional liability E&O and Cyber risks. The position will have technical, transactional and market facing responsibilities; and it will also make contributions in the areas of product/proposition development, marketing, fulfillment, and portfolio management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Generating, underwriting and analyzing E&O and Cyber new and renewal policies.
  • Market facing and production with wholesale brokers.
  • Administering and monitoring underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations and rating manual rules.
  • Working within broad limits and authorities on highly complex assignments.
  • Managing a portfolio of accounts and developing a pipeline of business.
  • Collaborating and cross selling with other stakeholders and lines of business within Zurich.

Senior Cyber, E&O Underwriter III Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area
    OR
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area
    OR
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area
    OR
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support are
    AND
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience working on time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business
  • Experience working in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Underwriting experience with E&O and Cyber products
  • Established wholesale broker relationships in targeted region
  • Service oriented and responsive
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Microsoft Office skills

Compensation for roles at Zurich varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Zurich provides in good faith a reasonable range of compensation for roles. For additional information about our Total Rewards, Click here. Other rewards may include short term incentive bonuses and merit increases. Candidates with salary expectations outside of the range are encouraged to apply, and will be considered based on experience, skill, and education. The salary provided is a nationwide market range and has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location where the position may be filled. The starting salary range for this position is $115,000.00 - $165,000.00.


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 - New York, AM - Arizona Virtual Office, AM - Atlanta, AM - Chicago, AM - Philadelphia
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: No


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