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Alpharetta, GA, US

E & S Property Underwriter or Senior Underwriter


About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About The Team:


Results and profit oriented underwriting in domestic E&S Property market with strong emphasis on Nat Cat exposures sourced from wholesale brokers nationally.


About The Role:


  • Discusses & negotiates individual deals with clients and brokers.
  • Analyses and assesses technical insurability regarding exposures and coverage on new offer and renewal submissions
  • Prepares quotations, structures programs, and offers proposals in accordance with guidelines
  • Uses SR tools and systems for the development of terms and conditions
  • Enters and maintains risk information into the various information systems and administers the accounts
  • Develop and maintain a relationship with wholesale brokers which includes regular, effective marketing efforts and communications.
  • Profitably grow and maintain a book of business, paying particular attention to severity, loss ratio, and profile of business written.


Representation activities:

  • Represents SR in meetings with wholesale brokers, and other SR Group entities


Interaction with other parties: (internal / external contacts, suppliers and providers of this position)

  • Regular contact with brokers requiring technical know-how, negotiation and language skills, initiative and service orientation
  • Works effectively within underwriting team environment
  • Works effectively with underwriting assistant and other underwriters



About You:


  • Proficient use of the English language.
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years underwriting experience or equivalent; 5 - 10 years for Senior Underwriting position. 
  • Sales and negotiating skills in placement of E&S Property placements
  • Knowledge and proficiency in the use of underwriting tools, applications, and guidelines
  • Keeps abreast of market environment and trends
  • Excellent sales/marketing and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Irregular workload, sometimes hectic and with very short response times
  • Willingness to expend extra efforts to cover peak workloads


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Reference Code: 96535 



Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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