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Chicago, IL, US Schaumburg, IL, US Kansas City, MO, US Alpharetta, GA, US Armonk, NY, US New York, NY, US Westlake Village, CA, US

Senior Treaty Underwriter - Casualty/Multiline


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

As a Senior Treaty Underwriter, you will underwrite and market profitable new and existing business opportunities across all Property and Casualty lines of business with a focus on General Liability, Umbrella, and other Casualty lines.

You will serve as a mentor to more junior members of the team and will be a key contributor in executing our Regional market strategy and growing our market position.

  • Efficiently originate, underwrite, and cost P&C treaty business in compliance with the guidelines and within allocated authority
  • Maintain and develop Swiss Re's relationships with dedicated clients (including C-suite)
  • Develop and maintain broker and client professional network to support profitable business origination
  • Utilize sound strategic decision-making with respect to all aspects of client and broker relationships
  • Raise, maintain, and improve Swiss Re's leading position within the US Regional client marketplace
  • Interact closely and collaborate with the broader Swiss Re cross-functional team on clients and treaties
  • Maintain a deep understanding of industry and market developments and the potential impacts on assigned clients
  • Position includes travel activities

About the team

In this role, you will be part of the Broker Regional 1 team. This role can be based in multiple offices including Armonk, Schaumburg, New York City, Chicago, Alpharetta, Woodland Hills, Kansas City, and other Hub locations. 

About You

  • Minimum 5-10 years of casualty and property re/insurance underwriting and costing experience
  • Sales and marketing experience
  • Knowledge of US broker market preferred
  • Understanding of contract wording, certain legal knowledge, or interest to develop this knowledge


  • Strong focus on identifying client needs and flexibility in developing solutions
  • Passion for new business opportunities and the desire to think innovatively and creatively
  • Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Acts strategically and exhibits an entrepreneurial approach
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage peak period workflows
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment and effectively lead change
  • Collaborative


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.


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