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Bogota, CO

Underwriter Eng Single Risk & Treaty


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 team:

  • The main tasks related to this position will be: The underwriting of Engineering Facultative risks in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Spanish speaking Caribbean.
  • We handle renewal business.
  • We generate new accounts.

The ultimate responsibility will entail the profitable growth of the Property Facultative portfolio handled out of the Bogota office.

About the role

. Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Underwrite Construction & Engineering facultative and facility business with focus on LatAm. This includes technical and actuarial assessment, wording review and negotiation with the clients for facultative business.
  • Source new Construction & Engineering business by deepening relationships with insurance companies and brokers. Position Swiss Re as client's preferred partner.
  • Provide proficient and fast service to our clients, with advice, special acceptances, trainings and workshops.
  • Drive product innovation by partnering with clients and crafting client-specific solutions.
  • Contribute to Swiss Re's external visibility via market events, articles and social networks.
  • Supply to the implementation of strategic initiatives for the Special Lines business

About you

  • Graduated in Engineering (this is the preference, although BA, Actuary and Economy should not be excluded).
  • Previous experience in underwriting (preferably)
  • Previous exposure to man-made and Nat Cat risk analysis
  • Knowledge of the (re) Insurance market
  • Strong analytical skills and good proficiency with common IT applications
  • Great teammate with high client orientation
  • Proficient English.
  • Availability to travel.

- Needs to master Windows Office package - word/excel/ power point.

  • Flexibility and resourcefulness to work in a complex matrix Structure
  • Negotiation Skills


This is your opportunity to join one of the world's leading reinsurers. Our reinsurance business at Swiss Re is about understanding and analyzing the major risks that concern the world - from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. We combine experience with expertise and innovative thinking to build new opportunities and solutions for our clients. And we enable the risk-taking crucial to enterprise and progress. This is only possible with around 10,000 truly outstanding Swiss Re people across our group worldwide.


The Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the practice of the Company 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.

Reference Code: 99297 


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