Zurich North America is currently hiring Underwriting Services Specialist II to join the Operations Services Department. As an Underwriting Services Specialist II you will support the Processing Services Producer Appointment & Licensing or the Policy Services team. You will work closely with our Agents, Agencies, experienced Underwriters and Underwriting Associates to provide advanced processing support for moderately complex business transactions. This is a great opportunity to step into the field of Underwriting and grow your career!
This position is a hybrid of remote work and in office activity designed to meet the need of the selected candidate and Zurich North America.
The candidate selected for this opportunity should be able to report to the North American office located in Schaumburg, IL.
In this position you will be responsible for:
Accesses various systems to input data and compiles information and reports for internal and external customers.
Interacts with Zurich staff to obtain and provide necessary information in order to resolve issues and provide timely, accurate service to attract and retain profitable business.
May act as a subject matter expert and may train new technicians to the department.
Communicates directly with market facing roles to obtain information necessary to complete work. May act as subject matter expert/cross skill resource.
Processes all work within department standards and can articulate key compliance impacts (e. g. rate effective and form edition dates).
Enters or retrieves information and inputs non-routine entries and transactions.
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 1 or more years of experience in Customer Service or Transactional Operations area
Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and No prior experience required in the Clerical Support or Data Entry area
Excellent customer service skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to produce a quality work product with detail and accuracy
Advanced data entry skills
Experience working with quality and production measurements
Problem Solving Skills
Ability to prioritize
Ability to multi-task and adapt in a fast pace work environment
As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.
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Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.
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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg Remote Working: No Schedule: Full Time