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The Opportunity

Are you looking for a caring, collaborative, values-driven workplace with inspiring teammates and leaders? Do you have the ambition and desire to be the best and thrive at the most impactful global insurance provider in the world? Look no further than Zurich Canada.

If you have administrative experience and are looking for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you.

Zurich Canada is currently looking for multiple Underwriting Associates to support the Underwriters. Reporting to the Underwriting Account Service Manager, you will support Underwriters, under close supervision, by working on assigned book of business using multiple tools and resources.

We are hiring Underwriting Associates in our Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver offices.

This is a unique opportunity to build your knowledge and experience for the future in a supportive environment where your voice matters.

What you will do

• Reviews, evaluates and summarizes risk exposures, controls... loss history, and financial condition to aid underwriting decisions around submission acceptance or declination.

• Follows instructions from Underwriters in areas of policy rating, subjective pricing, policy construction, coverages & exclusions, mandatory forms, etc. to accurately quote and issue policies (bonds).

• Provides account servicing support in collaboration with Underwriter and Manager, with responsibility for end-to-end servicing processes for new business, renewals, and endorsements for basic to moderately complex business and products.

• Supports Underwriter with broker/agent/distributor/customer interactions by providing basic customer service skills. Responds to written, verbal telephone inquiries appropriately and on time under close supervision by Underwriter and/or Manager.

• Other duties as assigned.

What you bring to the table

Required:

• Bachelors degree and no prior experience in the Administrative, Customer Service, Financial Services, Risk Management or Insurance area

OR

• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in the Administrative, Customer Service, Financial Services, Risk Management or Insurance area

AND

• Knowledge of data collection and analysis

• Microsoft Office experience

Preferred:

• Insurance industry knowledge

• Knowledge of processing, rating and policy management systems used in the insurance industry

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Customer service experience

• Detail oriented

• Multi-tasking skills

Compensation for roles at Zurich varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. The salary range provided is a nationwide market range and has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location where the position may be filled. As required by local law, Zurich provides in good faith a reasonable range of compensation for roles. Compensation may exceed the range listed based on the evaluation of skillset and experience.  The starting salary range for this position is $60,000 - $65,000.

Our Culture

• At Zurich, we are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Belonging (DEIB). We want you to bring your whole self to work, and we want our employees to be reflective of the communities in which we live and work. Our DIEB initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome.

• We have a collaborative culture where diversity of thought is valued. We value your input and strive to give our employees the tools they need to make an impact.

• We care about our employees’ well-being and offer a comprehensive health/benefits plan with varying levels of coverage to suit your specific needs and a competitive total compensation package.

• We understand how important it is to rest, recharge and do the things you love. At Zurich, all employees receive a minimum of four weeks of vacation per year to do just that.

• We also understand that employees require time off for personal reasons. Maybe you have an appointment during a workday, a cultural or religious holiday you would like to observe, or you need time off to focus on your mental health. Zurich employees receive four personal days per year to be used at their discretion.

• We are committed to continuous improvement, and offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities.

• We care about our communities. Our communities are where our customers, people, and shareholders live and work. While we can be proud of the contribution to society Zurich makes through our core business of insurance, we must also give back to our communities through our talent, time and resources.

• We have won numerous awards for our workplace culture. We are proud to be one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers and to have received Insurance Business Canada’s 5-Star Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award.

Make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported. Love what you do. Work for us
Vancouver BC

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