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Beijing, 11, CN

Engineering Underwriter


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

We're looking for a highly motivated and result oriented underwriter to join Global Engineering China team with working location in Beijing. Key focuses of this role are to assist Head of China Engineering in developing and managing our China engineering reinsurance portfolio (combined treaty and single risks) and to strengthen our value proposition in China market. 

As an Engineering Underwriter, your jobs are to:

  • Work with Team to build up a sustainable and profitable portfolio (both Treaty and Single Risks) by proper risk assessment and selection in accordance with company guidelines and standards.
  • Timely deliver tailor-made technical service to specific client(s) including underwriting training, technology sharing, etc.
  • Support senior underwriter to provide risk management (loss prevention) services to infrastructure construction projects.
  • Strengthen Swiss Re positioning in China Engineering market by organizing market technical event/workshop and share advanced risk knowledge.
  • Actively support SR China overall business strategy and cross functional team activities;
  • Properly maintain underwriting documentation, ensure good data quality in  underwriting system and follow up post bound  activities such as premium payment, claim data, filing;
  • Conduct research on technology development
  • Regularly monitor portfolio performance and closely cooperate with actuary for ensuring proper loss reserve and IBNR settling
  • Support other Asian engineering team business operation
  • Team ad-hoc tasks


About the Team

Global Engineering is a dynamic team that creates business opportunities by leveraging our technical capability, client services and tailor made solution. Our China team is recognized as one of the reputable leading reinsurer in China engineering market. We are now looking for experienced underwriter to support our China growth strategy in China market.  


About You

  • University Degree in Engineering discipline
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in Engineering underwriting or claims handling.
  • Quick knowledge learner, eager to learn new technical things out of existing knowledge comfort zone and be capable of buildup insight out of new knowledge learnt.
  • Strong business mindset and good at translating technical expertise into business solution fitting clients' needs.
  • A strong team player with good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with internal and external people in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Highly motivated individual who proactively and continually seeks improvement in managing daily works
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in both Chinese and English
  • Be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, able to cope with pressure, changes in tasks and priorities
  • A strong clients focus and performance orientation
  • Well organized with disciplined time management skills
  • Availability for frequent travel

Reference Code: 101041 


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