Bratislava, SK

Senior Facultative Underwriter Casualty for the Central Eastern Europe and Nordics region

Is underwriting your passion? Would you like to use and broaden your underwriting knowledge in one of the best reinsurance companies in the world and the only one in Slovakia? Do you thrive in the direct interaction with clients building a profitable book of facultative business? 

Join our team and use this unique opportunity to be part of the captivating world of facultative reinsurance. 


About the Team 


We are a diverse and international team of underwriters with a very high level of entrepreneurial spirit, energy and expertise, that we aim to compliment and strengthen together with your support. 

Whilst we build on our relationship with our clients we share our expertise and know how, with the objective to bring value for the client and Swiss Re. 

We grow together, evolve and have fun. 


About the Role 


This role is a combination of the worlds of underwriting and client interaction – two highly demanding business areas that require a flexible approach. 

Our new colleague should be an experienced Facultative Casualty Underwriter for the Central and Eastern European and Nordic markets. You will be an integrated member of a facultative underwriting team and your job will entail assessing, underwriting and developing facultative business. Part of your role will be communicating with clients, whilst at the same time handling the portfolios and submissions within your area of responsibility. 


Key responsibilities: 

  • Originating, analysing, pricing and underwriting of facultative risks 

  • Assessing a variety of individual risks and related volatility, by utilizing data research and rating models 

  • Building personal relationships with clients and brokers and creating innovative solutions for our clients 

  • Cooperation across different lines of business and cross-functional teams 

  • Interaction with client managers, market underwriters and treaty underwriters 

  • Rare opportunity with lots of space to develop own ideas and to be creative. 


About you 


You are an outstanding teammate who can work independently and has already shown that you can build and sustain a profitable book of business. 

You are an open-minded, trustworthy and enthusiastic individual that is curious to continuously learn and last but not least you are attracted by working in an international environment. 



  • You have 3 to 5 years of experience as an underwriter in the insurance industry 

  • You see yourself as a sales person and dealmaker with in-depth technical underwriting skills. 

  • You have experience in at least one of the regions in Central Eastern Europe or the Nordics 

  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, additional languages are a plus 


We are looking forward to your application! 


Minimum base salary for this job from 2800 gross/month full-time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits. 


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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.



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