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Chicago, IL, US


Director & Officers Liability Underwriter 

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customized products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while its industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.


About The Team:


Regular contact with brokers and clients


Interfacing with internal Swiss Re units, among others Actuarial Services, Claims and Products.


About The Role:


We are looking for a pro-active, highly motivated and result oriented Underwriter to join the Professional & Financial Services team within Corporate Solutions.


This is an underwriting position for someone with broad experience and established broker connections in the US private and non-profit D&O market. The core focus is on contributing to the result-oriented underwriting of Directors and Officers Liability, Employment Practices Liability and Fiduciary Liability transactions as a (primary and excess) direct insurer and to substantially grow the US private and non-profit D&O book of business.


Your main tasks will be generating new business opportunities by leveraging broker contacts, analyzing and assessing the technical insurability in respect of exposures and coverages, reviewing cover structures, wordings and proposals and preparing quotations.

You will be expected to develop a thorough understanding of the client’s requirements and expectations and to participate in discussions and negotiations with Brokers, existing and new Clients. Furthermore, you may contribute to project work, work in international deal teams and accept special assignments as required.


About You:


3--7 years of underwriting experience in the US private and non-profit D&O market

Network of US D&O brokers and clients

Technical underwriting background and focus on service orientation

High level of self motivation and ability to work independently

Good negotiation and analytical skills

Good interpersonal and communication skills

Good organizational and time management skills

Team player, open-minded

Willingness to travel

Strong IT skills


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: 88281 



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