Head of Marine - Zurich North America

Job Description
Job Summary

Zurich Financial Services group is an insurance-based financial services provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and other markets. Founded in 1872, the Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

Zurich employees approximately 60,000 people serving customers in more than 170 countries.

In 1912, Zurich became the first foreign insurer to enter the US Market. Zurich North America was founded in 1912, has approximately 10,000 employees and is headquartered in Schaumburg, IL. Today in the US, through Zurich American Insurance Company, Zurich is a leading commercial property and casualty insurer and holds several Key Market Positions.

We are looking for a Head of Marine to direct and manage the Zurich North American Marine Product Underwriting function. The Head of Marine will be responsible for:

*Creating and defining the strategy for the Marine segment and will build the marketing plan for the business

*Administering and monitoring underwriting policies, rules, rating manual rules and procedures

*Providing guidance and consultation to field underwriters, acting as a referral underwriter

*Reviewing agency books of business, financial analysis as well as profit/growth results and trends to recommend and implement action plans

*Analyzing the quality and quantity of risks underwritten and prepares reports

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelorís Degree preferred

8 years of Marine underwriting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous Leadership/Management experience strongly preferred

The ability to bring strategic direction to the Marine segment and give the segment a path forward

Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Comfortable working in Global Environment

Entrepreneurial spirit to grow the current book of business and to continue to develop the Zurich footprint.



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