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Job Opportunity with Zurich

Market Facing Underwriter Property


We are currently looking for a Property Underwriter work in Dallas, Atlanta, or nearby. Your bright ideas and determination will help us drive positive impact with our customers, communities, and each other.

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 empowerment over your own activities, decisions, and territory.
  • Use your credit/financial along with your analytical and relationship building skills to support the large property needs of national and global companies. 
  • Have the autonomy and freedom to be successful in your career
  • Experience a customized training program dedicated to new joiners outside of the insurance industry

A role as a Property Underwriter will open up a world of opportunity in a growing and innovative industry. Zurich North America is an insurance leader committed to developing our people, focusing on our customers, and building a sustainable future for our communities. 

We are looking for someone with a strong Property, Banking or Finance background to take over a growing book of business. This role requires approximately 25% travel. Our ideal candidate will have a can-do positive attitude, strong analytical, communication and presentation skills, excellent time management skills, and the ability to further develop and sharpen their negotiation skills. We are also looking for someone with an exceptional market facing skillset to establish and cultivate relationships with Brokers.

Responsibilities

This role is responsible for: 
 

  • Marketing Zurich’s Property products and services.
  • Developing, underwriting, and managing a portfolio of Property business by managing the selection/denial of new and/or renewal business
  • Partnering with national and regional brokers to generate new business opportunities
  • Developing solutions to achieve Zurich’s underwriting strategy, while addressing customer needs
  • Representing Zurich at external company functions, industry conferences, and marketing meetings
  • Leading and participating on project and key initiative teams
  • Working closely with other Zurich teams including risk management, operations, and finance
Requirements

This role will be filled at either the II or III 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.

Property Underwriter Level II:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting, Banking, Mortgage, Finance, Property or Market Facing area
    OR 
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area
    OR
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Underwriting, Banking, Mortgage, Finance, Property or Market Facing area
    OR
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area
    AND
  • 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

Senior Property Underwriter Level III:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Underwriting, Banking, Mortgage, Finance, Property 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 approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Underwriting, Banking, Mortgage, Finance, Property or Market Facing area
    OR
  • Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Claims or Underwriting Support area
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience working on time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business
  • Experience working in a 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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