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National Accounts Casualty Underwriter (Senior or AVP)

Zurich Insurance Group

Zurich Insurance Group

Marketing & Communications
Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024

National Accounts Casualty Underwriter (Senior or AVP)

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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 hiring an experienced National Accounts Casualty Underwriter (Senior or AVP) to work in our Atlanta office. Your relationship building and 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.

We are looking for someone with excellent market facing and technical skills that has experience working with brokers in the South region. This position would be working with our National Accounts Casualty products managing a renewal book along with being responsible for bringing in new business.

This role will be filled at either the Senior or AVP level. 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.

What you can expect in National Accounts Casualty Underwriting Position at Zurich:

  • You will develop and maintain relationships with broker partners and customers across all industries in support of National Accounts Casualty business objectives
  • You will leverage your Casualty underwriting acumen across risk assessment, exposure evaluation and pricing to generate and maintain a profitable book of new and renewal business.
  • You will work collaboratively across business units including but not 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 market facing, negotiation and interpersonal skills to grow and develop relationships with preferred distribution partners.

Basic Qualifications - Senior level

  • 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
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience working on time restraints quotes on new and renewal business

OR

Basic Qualifications - AVP level

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area
    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
    OR
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 12 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area
    AND
  • Experience with Microsoft Office


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Expert technical knowledge of Casualty National Account Underwriting
  • Established broker relationships (retail brokers) within the South 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 - Atlanta
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: No


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Nearest Major Market: Atlanta