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Large Property Underwriting Manager (Level I)

Zurich Insurance Group

Zurich Insurance Group

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Large Property Underwriting Manager (Level I)

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Zurich is looking to hire a Property Underwriting Manager (Level I or Level II) to lead the Large Property production underwriting team in Boston, MA. In this role you will drive strategy, cultivate relationships with key brokers and provide coaching and development to a team of market facing Underwriters. The team is focused on complex Large Property underwriting and as the manager you will to aid in making appropriate underwriting decisions.

This role will be filled at either the Market Facing Manager (Level I) or AVP, Underwriting Manager (Level II) The hiring manager will determine the appropriate level based upon the selected applicant’s experience and skillset relative to the qualifications listed for this position.

Basic Qualifications - Underwriting Manager I:

  • 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 area
    AND
  • Experience with Microsoft

Preferred Qualifications - Underwriting Manager I:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Advanced knowledge of line/s of business
  • Ability to manage and build rapport with team
  • Excellent organizational, written, oral communication and presentation skills
  • advanced knowledge of the insurance industry and the legal and regulatory guidelines
  • 6 months or more of supervisory or management experience
  • Established Producer relationships
  • Advanced skills in relationship building, active listening, needs analysis, and win-win negotiating
  • Strong presentation skills and a solutions and service orientation

OR

Basic Qualifications - Underwriting Manager II:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area, Cybersecurity, Finance, Management Consulting
    OR
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 14 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area
    OR
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area ,Cybersecurity, Management Consulting. Sales, Contract / Vendor Management.

AND

  • 2 or more years of management experience

Preferred Qualifications - Underwriting Manager II:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • CPCU
  • Advanced knowledge of product lines and insurance industry
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent skills in relationship building
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Results oriented


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 - Boston
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: No


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Nearest Major Market: Boston