About Swiss Re
Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient.
We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.
At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients.
This is possible thanks to the collaboration of our 15,000 employees across the world.
We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?
About the role
We are pleased to invite applications to champion, develop and grow the Market Underwriting Team. This is an outstanding opportunity to thrive in an exciting role, covering a broad range of accountabilities, including client relationships and business origination as well accountability for underwriting.
We seek individuals to help 'connect the dots' across our client base, leading implementation of our local market approach to grow our business.
This encompasses primarily Core business and will partially include Innovation and Reinsurance as a capital management instrument with the focus on expanding our profits and deepen client relationships.
This will be delivered by maintaining close links with relevant Product, Transactions and Solutions colleagues to serve our clients' best.
You will join an engaged and diverse team in growth mode, and you will be key in delivering excellent value to our clients by working together with the rest of the cross functional team.
We seek agile team member who can upskill, develop and adapt at pace to support in delivering our ambitious and exciting plans for the business.
The role of the Market Underwriter encompasses two core aspects :
1) Overall responsibility for client relationship and business creation
You will develop and nurture client relations across the full range of management levels. Through your established connections, you will initiate dialogue and summarize what needs are to be fulfilled, leading negotiations that in turn drive reinsurance business and solutions.
You follow environment developments in reinsurance to form a thoughtful view on opportunities and threats to clients, raising trends for discussion, alongside how Swiss Re can assist.
2) Responsibility for Underwriting
You will perform risk analysis, structuring and resource deployment to be completed in an effective timeframe. The emphasis is on costing accuracy and underwriting discipline : your analysis will be reflecting unbiased estimates of expected losses and associated steering values.
You will be responsible for ensuring underwriting outcomes are within appropriate authorization levels and in line with our guidelines and standard methodologies of Swiss Re.
You will also manage escalation cases as needed and you will enable the deployment of reporting and underwriting tools.
To stay ahead of competition, you will anticipate and analyze future industry / economic / legal trends.
Would you like to join our team?
We are looking forward to your application!