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Chicago, IL, US Los Angeles, CA, US Alpharetta, GA, US

Professional Liability Underwriter

About The Team:

We are looking for a pro-active, highly motivated and results oriented Underwriter to join the Financial & Professional Services team (FinPro) as we continue to expand and diversify our products within the US A&E and Contractor space.

About The Role:

This is an Underwriter position for someone with experience in the professional liability segment preferably with architects, engineers, contractors and/or construction. Responsibilities include underwriting and pricing individual risks within corporate standards and individual underwriting authority.  Your main tasks will be analyzing the insurability of each risk with respect to risk profile, coverage, structure, pricing, and endorsements.

The underwriter must have very strong communication, listening, empathy and collaboration skills as a large part of the job includes building strong, client relationships by understanding client requirements and expectations.

The position is open to New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, or potentially other locations within the United States.  Team members are located across the US and work in a highly collaborative fashion.

About You:

  • Minimum 5 years of underwriting experience in the Professional Liability market – preferably the US Construction PI market
  • Experience with flow/high volume underwriting within an underwriting platform is a plus
  • Network of broker and client contacts
  • Strong technical underwriting background and focus on customer service
  • High level of self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Team player, driven, open-minded, and inquisitive
  • Good computer skills and knowledge of software applications
  • Willingness to travel occasionally


About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions 


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces 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.

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.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, it is our responsibility to help keep our employees, customers, partners and communities healthy and safe.  SwissRe will require all candidates interviewing in person in Canada to provide evidence of vaccination when arriving at our offices. 


Reference Code: 122714 



Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Liability, HR, Underwriter, Claims, Insurance, Human Resources

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