Zurich Insurance Company

Senior Marine Cargo Underwriter based in Zaventem and Antwerp, Belgum (BB-2FD5F)

Trouvé dans: Neuvoo BE


Due to our growth, Zurich Insurance Benelux is looking for an experienced (Senior) Marine Cargo Underwriter to strengthen the team and our organisation. Are you looking for a next challenge in Underwriting? If so, we would love to hear from you. Explore the opportunity further here in the details.
Our office is in Zaventem, Belgium (however the link to Antwerp and the port is vital) and we’re looking for an office space in the future in Antwerp for our marine line of business.

Due to Covid-19, all our staff is currently working from home. However, this doesn’t stop us from investing in new and existing talent. Let’s ensure (and insure) the future together, take care of each other and stay safe and healthy!

Are you triggered by this challenge? Find out the details below and we’re looking forward to receiving your application.

Please note that for this vacancy we are not using any recruitment agencies and aim to recruit direct. Thanks to all agencies for respecting this.

The opportunity

In this role you will be joining a team that is expanding due to Zurich growth and you will report into the Underwriter Marine Manager. As a Senior Marine Cargo Underwriter you will analyse and underwrite new and renewal marine combined business, regularly interacting and facing the market.

To analyze and underwrite new and renewal business, on an autonomous authority level, utilizing The Zurich Way of Underwriting Framework on highly complex assignments ensuring a high-level service to customers and brokers. You will work together with the small team currently consisting out of 5 marine underwriters, 2 claims handlers and 2 Underwriting services support employees.

What will you be doing?

  • Seek, develop and maintain relationships with brokers in support of new business and retention goals
  • Underwriting and pricing of marine trade combined policies with negotiation of terms and price to fit Zurich’s underwriting appetite
  • Provide technical expertise for all sorts of national and international cargo accounts
  • Monitor underwriting processes in order to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Development is important to us so not only will we invest in you, but you will also have the chance to coach and mentor our (junior) underwriters as a team player.

    What are we looking for?

    As an experienced underwriter, we would expect you to have the following skills and experience but the main thing we are looking for is the drive to succeed and help us on our continued journey of success and growth!

  • 10+ years’ experience in the Belgian marine insurance market
  • Fluent in Dutch, English with French as a plus
  • Experience in cargo underwriting
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal colleagues and external customers and brokers
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the insurance industry and the legal and regulatory environment
  • Knowledge of insurance performance and financial metrics
  • What will you get in return?

    An international, entrepreneurial, stimulating and informal working environment, professional growth and development opportunities with a market conform salary and benefits, and great colleagues. 

    Your action

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    Who we are:

    With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. If you're interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment for a company that recognizes and rewards your creativity, initiatives and contributions - then Zurich could be just the place for you. The success of our business is built on the contributions of our highly talented employees - people who work every day to position us at the forefront of the insurance industry. We therefore look to hire great people and we encourage those people to give their best.

    You’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.

    Further information:

    At Zurich we are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion. We want you to bring your whole self to work we have a diverse mix of customers and we want our employee base to reflect that.

    Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of protected characteristics.

    We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.

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


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