Job Description

Our opportunity

To support the proposition manager in developing the proposition strategy (policy, product, communications, platform, service, target market and distribution). Actively reappraise existing propositions to maintain competitiveness.

  Your role

• Lead small to medium sized product developments and to own and resolve issues on any development.

• Maintain the portfolio of existing products updating them in response to regulatory and technical market changes, producing and maintaining product positioning statements, managing regulatory and other product risks arising.

• Develop and maintain propositions with a customer focus, aligned to brand values. Input to, and support, product development including sign-off of key deliverable's.

• Co-ordinate activity with training to ensure appropriate aspects are communicated and tested.

• Work with promotion teams to understand feedback from events and workshops, to evaluate results to make recommendations for future proposition changes. Determine initiatives to maintain or grow profitable market share for relevant proposition set.

• Exhibit strong all-round business knowledge and understanding on our products, systems and processes as well as the legislative/regulatory environment.

Business Accountabilities 

• Collate and analyze data using the Technical Underwriting Review process and make recommendations to support the underwriter´s decision making process.

• Review and interpret information and advise internal clients of appropriate action to fulfill procedural and regulatory requirements.   

• Act as lead technical resource, computing rater and premiums for policies using standard methodologies and systems to enable underwriters to deliver to customers efficiently and effectively.   

• Assess and evaluate underwriting processes in order to identify areas for improvement, tracking actions and monitoring implementation to demonstrate the impact that change may have. 

• Prepare and plan materials needed in order to enable underwriting decision making, making initial recommendations for underwriter´s review/approval. 

• Monitor and review financial information, updating where necessary in order to identify any anomalies or discrepancies and ensure management has access to up to date and accurate information.   

• Plan and carry out regular project quality reviews using The Zurich Way of Underwriting in order to identify, assess and take action to mitigate risks to project success.   

• Undertake investigations and inspections of data, processes and practice in accordance with the Zurich Risk Policy and Multinational Insurance Proposition to identify potential or actual compliance issues and recommend appropriate action.   

• Use local knowledge and expertise to provide liaison between market facing and technical underwriting to ensure an effective and efficient relationship which enhances customer service. 

Your Skills and Experience

Bachelors degree with min 5 or more years of experience in actuarial or any equivalent

Who we are
Looking for a career that will excite, challenge and inspire you? Thinking about insurance? Perhaps you should. Working for us is a totally different experience to what you probably expect. How do you feel about the things you truly love? Don’t you want to protect them in the best way possible? Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. This is no easy task. In today’s interconnected world, tackling risk is fast, unpredictable and invigorating. You’ll have to think on your feet as you manage risks big and small, from flooding to cyber crime. You’ll be tackling issues like these in over 170 countries. It’s a big challenge, but you’ll have a truly diverse network helping you. As part of an international team, every day would provide opportunities to learn, grow and share ideas.
As you make an impact across borders, 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.
So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.
Zurich Insurance has the policy to be an equal opportunity employer. We aim to attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to criteria such as race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

At Zurich we believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our 4 million customers’ needs to allow us to drive better outcomes. As a global organisation, with an increasingly agile workforce, we're happy to consider flexible working arrangements.


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