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Alpharetta, GA, US New York, NY, US Kansas City, MO, US Windsor, CT, US

Underwriting Assistant

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.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity to join Swiss Re as an Underwriting Analyst as North America supporting our Casualty International Business Servicing team. Locations considered: Chicago, Alpharetta, Windsor, and New York City. Support the Regions outside of North America who have a need to place local coverage. Learn the inner workings of handling International Business by processing assignments timely and accurately, as well as providing administrative and technical support to the Property Underwriters and Client Managers.

Duties and responsibilities directly impact productivity, process efficiency, timeliness, profitability, and accuracy of the underwriting process.

About the Team

This team is critical to the underwriting process by performing the following duties and responsibilities:

  • High interaction and coordination with underwriting, on-shore/off-shore support, as well as other functional areas such as Products, Finance, and Claims.
  • Communicate via telephone, e-mail, or in person with Underwriters and Brokers delivering top notch service.
  • Formulate answers to questions, reviewing files, records, and other documentation as needed; disseminate or explain information, take direction, and resolve issues.
  • Conduct preliminary deal analysis; prepare applicable account data for review by underwriter or client manager.
  • Read, coordinate and work with detailed source documents from external customer information, determine appropriate next steps. Compose business correspondence, with input from underwriter (if needed), Collaborate and handle the development/maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures, system and tool improvements and testing/piloting system and process changes.
  • Become a subject matter expert for International Business processes, tools and systems, to act as a resource and coach for others, answering questions and providing direction.
  • Responsible for generating and verifying predefined business reports. High level of competency on more complex systems, tools and processes.
  • Proactively problem solve to meet and exceed client/broker expectations with internal standards. Participate in ongoing reviews and task analysis, making recommendations from which business decisions are based.
  • Follow-up with Underwriters or others on outstanding items and documentation. Work on identifying process/system improvement concepts, and critical success factors for achieving high results in operations.
  • Attend meetings, seminars, and training programs to learn new skills, and stay updated with the latest international regulations.
  • Participate on special projects, as assigned. Performance measurement criteria
  • Adhere to established performance standards and metrics applicable to the business divisions supported.

About You

If you would you describe yourself as the following apply online:

  • An individual with an Associates Degree or equivalent experience; 4-year degree a plus; you should have a minimum of 2-4 years of relevant International Business Operations insurance experience
  • Someone with strong customer focus and service orientation and have excellent digital literacy – Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Outlook apply online
  • Demonstrated collaborative approach with strong interpersonal skills, building and maintaining effective working relationships successfully in a globally located team while being sensitive to cultural differences.
  • Are you someone who has the ability to work on complex problems, reviewing detailed information and evaluating options to assist and implement solutions? Do you enjoy developing creative solutions based on strengths and weaknesses of processes to develop alternative solutions and approaches to problems?
  • Someone who follows process steps, using different sets of rules under certain conditions, or determine proper order of process steps to get to desired end point.
  • Have you shown you have a sense of curiosity to seek new knowledge keeping up-to-date technically and process-wise, applying new knowledge to daily work activities and responsibilities?
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently analyze data following established processes and procedures. Must be fully proficient with English (reading, written and verbal).



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: 109882 



Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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