Market Facing Agri Underwriter
Zurich Insurance Group
Wexford, Ireland
3d ago
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Market Facing Agri Underwriter - Wexford

Zurich Insurance PLC (ZIP) is looking for a Market Facing Agri Underwriter. The successful person will be responsible for the account management of Agri business and connected motor through our broker business partners and direct customers.

Strong contribution to the attainment of financial and operational targets. The Agri underwriter will be working closely with Broker partners and other internal operations, such as product, claims, finance to ensure all areas of the Agri business are managed according to the Zurich Way of Underwriting and within delegated authority levels

Your Role

  • As a Market Facing Agri Underwriter your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following;
  • Under direct supervision; underwrite and analyses new and renewal business.

    Measuring exposure & analysing risk primarily for business referred by our on line quotation tool

    Quoting & setting coverage for cases not automatically rated on online tool

    Implementing agreed technical standards, controls, practices and procedures, thereby maintaining underwriting discipline

    Adhere to Central Bank compliance standards of operating

    Demonstrate high level of quality assurance in all elements of the underwriting process

    Ensure any issues arising are dealt with in accordance with Zurich standards and that where appropriate issues escalated in a timely fashion

    Internal Relationship

    Ability to work within a team environment focused on the achievement of both individual and team goals

    External Relationship

    Build key relationships with our chosen partners

    Engagement and participate in promotion of Zurich at Broker events when appropriate

    Your Skills and Experience

    Minimum Qualifications :

    A minimum of 2 honours in Higher Level subjects in the Leaving Certificate or Third Level Qualification (minimum Diploma Standard), or equivalent industry qualification

    Having APA Qualification with previous experience in a similar role will place you at a distinct advantage.

    Applicants should hold or have the desire to pursue a Certificate in Insurance Practice (CII) and / or Association of Insurance Institute ACII qualification.

    In recognition of this, a comprehensive study support package will be provided

    Preferred Qualification & Experience :

    As a Market Facing Agri Underwriter your skills and qualifications will include :

    Solid understanding of Underwriting practices, rules and performance metrics

    A high level of experience in contributing to and working effectively as part of a successful team

    Strong communication and interpersonal skills supporting an ability to develop and maintain valuable and productive relationships with key customers

    Supports organisational change and improvement

    All employees are expected to work in accordance with the values laid out in Zurich Basics

    Key Personal Attributes

    A strong team player with a flexible, positive attitude towards work

    Excellent planning and organisational skills that support a high service standard

    Excellent attention to detail, including a strong ability to multitask

    Ability to prioritise workload and to adapt quickly within a busy environment to ensure we respond effectively to customer needs and expectations

    Additional Information

    Primary work location is Drinagh, Wexford. Position is Wexford-based but occasional travel may be required to other Zurich locations.

    If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our recruiter is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button Apply online .

    Who we are

    Zurich is one Ireland's leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services.

    The company employs over 1,200 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford.

    Zurich is a strong brand. Zurich in Ireland is part of Zurich Insurance Group, a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets.

    Zurich has about 54,000 employees worldwide who form the basis of its success, helping our customers in more than 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk.

    In order to deliver our services, we offer a competitive compensation package and interesting opportunities for further training & development.

    As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterised by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.

    At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race / ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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