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Cyber E&O Underwriter I

Zurich Insurance Group

Zurich Insurance Group

Marketing & Communications
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Cyber E&O Underwriter I


Zurich Insurance is currently looking for a Cyber, E&O Underwriter to join our Professional Liability & Cyber unit! We are open to hiring for our New York City location. This is a market facing position that will support Zurich’s growth initiatives for the professional liability and cyber team. 


Your bright ideas and determination will help us drive positive impact with our customers, communities, and each other. Our global footprint and 148 years of experience enables you to develop your skills and put your problem-solving expertise to use while having the opportunity to work with a wide range of Fortune 500® companies.

To bring leading talent into the organization and foster a culture of innovation and excellence, we encourage professionals from wide range of backgrounds and industries to apply and:


  • Join a global company that gives you empowerment over your own activities and decisions.
  • Use your financial/credit/accounting acumen along with your relationship building, analytical skills and customer focus to support our team
  • Have the autonomy and freedom to be successful in your career by owning your own activities, managing your territory and portfolio of complex business.
  • Experience a customized training program dedicated to those new joiners outside of the insurance industry.


In this role, you will underwrite and perform financial analysis across professional liability E&O, employed lawyers and security and privacy. 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. 


Our Underwriters are responsible for:  


  • Administering and monitoring underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations and rating manual rules
  • Developing and maintain relationships with the external broker and agency communities and other internal Zurich business units to meet production growth goals
  • Providing superior service to our broker partners and customers
  • Identifying and calculating the potential risk of loss from policyholders while establishing appropriate premium rates following Zurich guidelines
  • Managing a portfolio of accounts and developing a pipeline of business
  • Collaborating and cross selling with other stakeholders and lines of business within Zurich  


Basic Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 1 or more years of experience in the Insurance or Market Facing area or Cybersecurity, Finance, Management Consulting.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area or Cybersecurity, Finance, Management Consulting.
  • Knowledge of the insurance industry and the legal and regulatory environment
  • Knowledge of underwriting philosophy, techniques, national/local filing regulations and guidelines


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 1 or more years’ experience in the cyber underwriting area
  • 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 starting salary range for this position is $75,000.00 - $105,000.00.

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
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: No
Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-KH1 #LI-ASSOCIATE 



Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City