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Property Underwriter II

Company: Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Zurich North America is hiring a Property Underwriter II for our Large Property team in Chicago! We are also open to hiring talent in Kansas City, St. Louis or Minneapolis. While this position will be based out of one of those offices, you will have the flexibility to work both in the office and remotely. You will partner with your manager to set a flexible work schedule that supports you, our business partners & customers. -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 property business utilizing the Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework within delegated authority levels on assignments of higher technical complexity ensuring a high-level service to customers. - -In this role you will be responsible for: -

  • Underwriting, analyzing and generating new and renewal commercial property business
  • Administering and monitoring underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations and rating manual rules
  • Developing and maintaining wholesale broker relationships
  • Working within broad limits and authorities on highly complex assignments
  • Responsible for working on renewal and new business accounts - -Property Underwriter II Basic Qualifications: -
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing area.OR
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaOR
    • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Underwriting or Market Facing areaOR
    • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support areaAND
    • Knowledge of Property line/s of business and the legal and regulatory guidelines
    • Knowledge of time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business
    • Experience with Microsoft OfficePreferred Qualifications: -
      • Bachelor's Degree -
      • Knowledge of Commercial Large Property line of business
      • Established Broker relationships in Midwest region
      • Ability to effectively assess risk
      • Strong knowledge of underwriting philosophy, techniques, national/local filing regulations and guidelines
      • Superior skills in relationship building, active listening, needs analysis, and win-win negotiating
      • Possess knowledge of time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business
      • Excellent oral and written communication skillsAs a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time. - -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 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, AM - Overland Park, AM - Edina, AM - St. LouisRemote Working: NoSchedule: Full Time -Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-BN1 -

Keywords: Zurich Insurance Company Ltd., Chicago , Property Underwriter II, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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