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Senior Management Liability Underwriter II- Private

Zurich Insurance Group

Zurich Insurance Group

Marketing & Communications
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Senior Management Liability Underwriter II- Private


Zurich is currently looking for a Senior Management Liability Underwriter II to work out of our Chicago office! You will be responsible for utilizing your sales/marketing, relationship building and analytical skills to analyze and underwrite new and renewal business for management liability products (Directors and Officers, Employment Practices Liability, & Fiduciary Liability) for private, nonprofit companies.

In this role you will be tasked with building strong relationships with retail distributors (agents and brokers) and our customers in support of business retention and acquisition of new business. Identifying growth opportunities by determining our customer’s insurance needs and providing the right solutions will also be a critical responsibility of this position.

Your relationship building and problem-solving expertise 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 risk analysis 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 an opportunity to collaborate with some of the best talent in the business
  • Use your finance, facilities/property management and/or your engineering experience to support the needs of our customers
  • Have the autonomy and freedom to be successful in your career
  • Experience a customized training program dedicated to those new joiners outside of the insurance industry

Key Accountabilities of this role:

  • Administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules, and insurance laws and regulations.
  • Support the organization's sales culture by being a Help Point for agents, brokers and customers.
  • Proactively seek renewal and new account opportunities.
  • Complete detailed opportunity assessment with key distributors to identify growth opportunities.
  • Qualify accounts to meet with the organization's appetite, balanced with sound business opportunity.
  • Make broker/customer and on-sight calls with a planned and well-prepared purpose.

Basic Qualifications Senior Management Liability Underwriter II:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting, Market Facing, Accounting, Banking, or Risk Management area
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Underwriting, Accounting, Banking, Risk Management 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
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Midwest retail broker relationships
  • Underwriting experience directly in Management Liability for private companies

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

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago