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

Senior UW Construction PI

About The Team:

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


About The Role:

This is a Underwriter position for someone with existing market relationships. The core focus is on contributing to the underwriting of Annual Practice and Project placements for A&E and Contractors.


Your main tasks will be generating new business opportunities, analyzing and assessing the technical insurability in respect of exposures and coverages, reviewing cover structures, wordings and proposals and preparing quotations. You will be encouraged to develop a detailed understanding of the client’s requirements and expectations and to lead discussions with Brokers. Your broad know how of the market allows you to attract new opportunities and select the risks carefully and efficiently. Furthermore, you will contribute to project work, work in deal teams and accept special assignments. 


The position is open to New York City, Los Angeles, or potentially other locations within the United States.


About You:

  • Minimum 5 years of underwriting experience in the US Construction PI market
  • Broad network of broker and client contacts
  • Strong technical underwriting background and focus on service orientation
  • High level of self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Good 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


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: HR, Underwriter, Claims, Human Resources, Insurance

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