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

Senior Treaty Underwriter


About the Role:


Come join Swiss Re's Chief Underwriting Office as a property treaty underwriter in the US Globals property treaty 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 lens 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 also have a chance to learn more on the Canada and English Caribbean markets.



  • Drives the execution of US Globals Property strategy within the various client cross-functional teams
  • Represents and positions Swiss Re as a strong Property player within our market segment
  • Establishes strong relationships with clients and brokers, and brings strategic thinking to cross-functional teams
  • Builds and fosters a collaborative team spirit at the same time training and coaching junior underwriting and actuarial 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 using actuarial methods including experience/exposure ratings
  • 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 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 7+ years of insurance/reinsurance experience with focus on technical underwriting, pricing and/or Cat modeling
  • Strong mathematical and analytical capabilities; ACAS/FCAS credentials or pursuing designation preferred
  • 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
  • Ability to travel


For Armonk, NY, the estimated base salary range for this position is $128,000 to $225,000.  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 and their passion for sustainability.

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: 124898 



Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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