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Armonk, NY, US Schaumburg, IL, US New York, NY, US Chicago, IL, US

Senior Treaty Underwriter - Hybrid


About the Role:


Come join Swiss Re's North America Property Hub as a property treaty underwriter in the US Globals desk!  Join a fast-paced team that is dedicated to servicing some of the largest P&C clients in the world!   Our team assesses the risk of our client portfolios from both an underwriting and actuarial lenses for proportional, per risk and cat treaties.  We work closely in a collaborative environment with a cross-functional team to develop property solutions for our clients.  This position may support our Casualty colleagues at times as well.


Essential Responsibilities



  • Drives the execution of Americas strategy for both Property and Casualty as needed within the various client cross-functional teams
  • Represents and positions Swiss Re as a strong Property player within our market segment; may take on some casualty responsibilities
  • Establishes strong relationships with clients, and brings client focused thinking to cross-functional teams
  • Builds and fosters a collaborative team spirit at the same time training and coaching junior underwriting talent



  • Demonstrates a deep understanding of reinsurance pricing, risk selection and underwriting practice.
  • Quantifies the expected loss of our treaties and determines the underwriting quality of a portfolio
  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of contract /policy wording
  • Understands, identifies and monitors (re-) insurance market trends, risk landscape and regulatory developments that may affect Swiss Re's property and casualty business
  • Develops new ideas and innovative products which address client's needs
  • Represents Swiss Re at industry events and with clients by demonstrating deep knowledge on important market and industry topics.




About You:


  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college.
  • Minimum 5+ years of insurance/reinsurance experience with focus on technical underwriting, pricing and/or Cat modeling
  • Strong mathematical and analytical capabilities
  • Strong corporate finance knowledge and financial acumen
  • Strong problem recognition and solving skills and ability to make sound decisions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn casualty underwriting
  • Ability to travel



For New York City/Armonk the estimated base salary range for this position is $120,000 to $213,000.  The specific salary offered for this or any given role will take into account a number of factors including but not limited to job location, scope of role, qualifications, complexity/specialization/scarcity of talent, experience, education, and employer budget.  At Swiss Re, we take a "total compensation approach" when making compensation decisions. This means that we consider all components of compensation in their totality (such as base pay, short-and long-term incentives, and benefits offered), in setting individual compensation.


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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace 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.

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.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, it is our responsibility to help keep our employees, customers, partners and communities healthy and safe.  SwissRe will require all candidates interviewing in person in Canada to provide evidence of vaccination when arriving at our offices. 


Reference Code: 122064 



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