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Job Title - Senior PI Development Underwriter

Location: Birmingham - with some regional travel

If two heads are better than one, what could thousands of heads achieve? As part of our PI team, you'll be inspired by new ideas and points of view. Join a truly diverse network as you help people protect the things they love most. To have an impact across boundaries, work with us.

The opportunity:

To provide superior underwriting expertise and services to brokers and customers, which:

o delivers profitable growth

o provides first class service and productivity

o builds business relationships with brokers and customers

o negotiates in areas of specialisation and in support of all our propositions

o grows our business (including cross-selling0

o implements company underwriting policy in areas of specialisation

o meets business objectives and company standards

Main accountabilities:

• Establish and develop key broker relationships which will provide meaningful business to Zurich

• Underwrite complex business to a high level of authority

• Provide creative solutions to complex underwriting issues

• Be capable of leading senior level negotiations on risks and/or business deals

• Support underwriting function with good quality admin and systems usage.

• Ensure delivery of first class service and productivity

• Implement agreed technical standards, controls, practices, procedures and contribute to the continued development of technical knowledge and within the team

• Support the Business Manager in day to day management of the underwriting team, demonstrating proactive approach to this aspect of the role

• Build personal market profile with brokers and customers

• Liaise with Account Executives to identify and maximise business opportunities

• Handle a range of queries providing information and advice to assist in the development of the account and maintain underwriting standards

• Support the effective coaching, development and training of Market Underwriters and Assistant Market Underwriters

• Participation in underwriting and schemes audits/reviews.

Your skills and experience:

• Excellent understanding of underwriting principles and practice

• Detailed knowledge of underwriting aspects of a wide range of (predominantly) PI and other financial lines business

• Excellent understanding of the financial lines market in terms of competitors and key brokers

• Good knowledge of current issues affecting financial lines market and its clients

• Good knowledge of the insurance market and current market dynamics

• Achieve or progressing towards professional qualifications

The Reward:

In return we are offering an attractive salary plus a generous benefits package including bonus and defined contribution pension scheme. We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities.

Further information:

At Zurich we believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our 4 million customers' needs to allow us to drive better outcomes. As a global organisation, with an increasingly agile workforce, we're happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us

Find out what it is like to work at Zurich
Job Title  —   Senior PI Development Underwriter
Job Ref  —   16000B1S
Employer  —   Zurich
Job Type  —   Full-Time
Industry/Job Sector  —   Accountancy
Banking, Insurance, Finance
IT & Internet
Country  —   UK
City  —   Birmingham
Address  —  
Closing date of applications  —   19/02/2017

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