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Chicago, IL, US Alpharetta, GA, US Kansas City, MO, US

Underwriting Assistant - E&S Property


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 more than 13,000 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


Are you eager to tackle a new challenge?  Then add your experience to our team supporting the high-volume North American E&S Property group. You will be responsible for processing policy transactions and providing administrative, technical & analytical assistance to underwriters and wholesale brokers nationwide. Your performance and contributions will have a direct impact on the productivity, efficiency, and profitability of the underwriting unit.


About the Team

  • Collaborate internally with underwriting, accounting, and claims teams to investigate open issues and deliver timely customer service to external clients.
  • Draft and issue policies, endorsements & invoices, including calculating premium adjustments and updating internal systems.
  • Perform assigned tasks according to standard operating procedures and established deadlines, delegating to outsourced Operations teams when possible.
  • Review account data for completeness and accuracy, correcting errors and notifying manager of any trending inconsistencies.
  • Generate and maintain electronic account records and documents, utilizing compliant systems, tools, and templates.
  • Attend meetings, workshops, and training to learn processes, guidelines, and skills needed to support underwriting team.  Occasional (<5%) travel required, provided there are no local travel advisories or restrictions.
  • Participate on special projects, as assigned, which can include testing or piloting systems, tools & processes.
  • Assist in the development & maintenance of standard operating procedures and training of staff.



About You


Experience & Education Requirements

  • Minimum 2-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Associates Degree or equivalent experience.


Skills, Abilities & Knowledge

  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and PDF editing software.
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills to develop professional relationships in a global environment.
  • Outstanding attention to detail to identify errors and discrepancies while working with multiple sources of information.
  • Ability to organize, evaluate, and prioritize personal workload while managing multiple accounts.
  • Ability to adapt to frequent technical and operational improvements.
  • Comfortable working both independently and within a group, as well as in a matrix environment.
  • Knowledge of commercial property insurance principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, clerical procedures, and general economic & accounting principles.


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.


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Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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