Zurich NA Property Underwriter II in Chicago, Illinois

Property Underwriter II

Description

Zurich is currently looking for a Property Underwriter II for our team in Chicago. As a member of Zurich's Underwriting Team, you will enjoy the opportunity to fully apply and hone your underwriting and marketing skills. Specifically, you will underwrite and analyze new and renewal large property accounts. This is a market facing position and you will work with all classes of businessutilizing The Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework and working on higher technical complexity accounts while delivering a high level of service.

Property Underwriter II will:

  • Analyze and underwrite new and renewal property business

  • Underwrite within delegated authority levels on assignments of moderate technical complexity ensuring a high level service to customers.

  • Administer and monitor underwriting rules and guidelines

  • Develop and maintain relationships with distributors (agents & brokers) in support of business retention and acquisition

Client Externally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on delivering service to external clients and/or customers. Typically involves building relationships and promoting the company.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area OR

  • Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing areaOR Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaAND

  • 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

  • Large account property underwriting experience

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vet

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Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Chicago

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 04/09/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180002WN