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Job Opportunity with Zurich

Professional Liability and Cyber Underwriter

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Zurich Insurance is currently looking for a junior to mid-level market facing underwriter to join our Professional Liability and Cyber team in our Atlanta or Dallas Offices. This is a great opportunity to join a well-established and growing professional liability and cyber underwriting team. As a market facing PL&C underwriter, you will be assessing risk and structuring insurance solutions for wide range of industries consisting of technology, manufacturing, and professional services as well as cyber risk. As part of a market facing role, you will also be developing professional business relationships with placement brokers to expand our production channel in the Southern US region. Desired skill sets for this role would consist of strong analytical and critical thinking skills as well as professional relationship building and sales skills.  
 

This is a highly technical, and market facing position. This entry level to mid-level underwriting role would provide world class training and professional development opportunities. Experience with Cyber, and Professional Liability (errors and omissions) lines of business is preferred, but not required. Zurich welcomes applicants with previous professional experience in the technology, cyber security, financial services, consulting, and sales industries. As a member of Zurich’s Professional Liability and Cyber team, you will enjoy the opportunity to fully apply and hone your analytical and marketing skills. Specifically, you will underwrite and analyze new and renewal business utilizing The Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework within delegated authority levels and building business relationships with our broker partners.

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 provides exceptional professional growth and development opportunities
  • Work in a collaborative and inclusive environment  
  • Share your expertise of your current industry/profession  
  • Enjoy flexible work arrangements consisting of remote and in-office workdays. 
  • Experience a customized training program dedicated to those new joiners outside of the insurance industry 
Responsibilities

Our Underwriters are market-facing with objectives focused on profitable growth and superior service to our broker partners and customers as well as creating innovative solutions to meet the risk transfer needs our insureds.

As a Market Facing Underwriter your responsibilities would consist of:
 

  • Soliciting, underwriting, and analyzing E&O and Cyber Risk 
  • Sales and marketing activities within your region 
  • Complying with underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations and rating manual rules 
  • Developing and maintaining agency and broker relationships
  • Working within broad limits and authorities on complex assignments
Requirements

This role will be filled at either the Junior or Mid-Level level.  The hiring manager will determine the appropriate level based upon the selected applicant’s experience and skill set relative to the qualifications listed for this position
 

Junior Level Qualifications:
 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 1 or more years of experience in the insurance, sales, technology, IT security, finance, legal, or management consulting industries
    OR 
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area
    AND 
  • Knowledge of the insurance industry and the legal and regulatory environment
  • Knowledge of underwriting philosophy, techniques, national/local filing regulations and guidelines
     

Mid-Level Qualifications: 
 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the insurance, sales, technology, IT security, finance, legal, or management consulting industries.
    OR 
  • 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 insurance, finance, or management consulting area
    OR 
  • Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in claims or underwriting support area
    AND
  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory guidelines 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 
  • Experience working under deadlines
  • Experience working in a fast-paced team environment 

About 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 148 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


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