Share this Job

Frankfurt, DE

Senior Underwriter Property (m/f/x)


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.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About your Team

We pursue the goal of results- oriented Underwriting. The positive relationship with our customers and brokers in Germany and Austria in addition with our strong brand is basis for our success. With our continuous improvement attitude, we desire to provide our external clients and internal peers with fast, easy and effective ways of conducting business within an environment where the risks are understood.

About your Role

Based preferably in Frankfurt (Munich possible as well), your role is a mix of underwriting and client interaction – two highly fast paced areas that requires a very flexible approach. You will be working directly with clients and brokers. Main tasks/activities are:
•    Underwriting for new and existing clients in accordance with internal processes and guidelines while keeping the focus on satisfying the client needs
•    Analyze and assess Property submissions in respect of exposure and coverages, prepare quotations, structure programs and offer proposals for lead or following business
•    Broker and client visits in order to build and foster relationships
•    Develop strategies to adapt position on current accounts and to cross-sell other lines of business in collaboration with sales
•    Build and maintain knowledge of German insurance market in respects of wording, insurance law and regulation as well as brokers and competitors
•    Mentoring and advising younger professionals or Junior Underwriters as the need arises
•    Promote positive interaction and collaboration with internal peers
•    Communicate actively, timely and with openness
•    Represent Swiss Re in meetings with clients, brokers and other Swiss Re Group branches


About You

•    High level of (Property) insurance knowledge: Versicherungskaufmann or -fachwirt, Technischer Underwriter, Bachelor Degree or equivalent
•    7+ years of relevant experience in writing Property business for key accounts, large corporate customers, and mid corporate costumers
•    Strong network and good knowledge of the German market
•    Excellent negotiation skills
•    Experience and understanding of NatCat and Man Made risk management and loss prevention
•    Demonstrated ability on working team-orientated, efficiently and under pressure
•    German native speaker with good English skills (written and spoken)
•    Ability to coach and mentor less experienced Underwriters
•    Regular business travels required


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks. 


We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

Reference Code: 101098 


Job Segment: Underwriter, Risk Management, Claims, Insurance, Finance