Umbrella Excess Underwriting Consultant - Zurich NA (New York, NY)
Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 12:29 AM
Job Summary Zurich in North America is a part of Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich), an insurance-based financial services provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in North America and Europe as well as in Asia Pacific, Latin America and other markets. Founded in 1872, the Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland and employs approximately 60,000 people serving customers in more than 180 countries, including more than 9,500 employees in North America. Zurich entered the U.S. market in 1912. According to Highline Data LLC (NAIC 2008), Zurich in North America (company website) is the second-largest writer of commercial general liability insurance and the fourth-largest commercial property-casualty insurance company, serving the global corporate, large corporate, middle market, specialties and programs sectors. Zurich''s risk engineering services in the United States are provided by Zurich Services Corporation. As an industry leader Zurich offers very competitive benefits options including a 401K savings plan with up to a 6% company match, incentives, career growth, paid time off, recognition for achievements and a challenging and rewarding work environment. Working for Zurich will provide you with: • The opportunity to be involved and work in a global organization • The opportunity to work for the 2nd most-admired company in the P&C Industry • The opportunity for advancement and growth in the US and internationally Umbrella Excess Underwriting Consultant is responsible for various complex and high impact duties within a section of the home office underwriting function of a business unit. This position viewed as an expert in high impact area of expertise. Responsibilities include three or more of the following: 1. Provides expert consultation and guidance to field underwriters 2. Develops, administers and monitors complex underwriting rules and guidelines. 3. Investigates, recommends and leads product development efforts 4. Leads and participates on project and key initiative teams 5. Significantly contributes to process improvement and technology innovation 6. Conducts underwriting technical reviews / audits. 7. Reviews and develops policy language, including review of manuscript forms 8. Provides training support from a technical underwriting standpoint 9. Manage a specific portion(s) of a business unit from a technical sta ndpoint 10. Account financial analysis 11. Address governance and regulatory issue Job Qualifications Bachelors Degree 10 years or more of underwriting experience 1. Position requires excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills. 2. Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with a broad range of people and other departments, and needs to be an effective team player. 3. Demonstrates the ability to handle multiple and varied complex assignments. 4. Position requires excellent problem solving skills.
• Post ID: 36429570 newyork