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Frankfurt, DE

Underwriter Surety (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


Backed by more than 150 years of experience, significant capacity and the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions solves the risk management and financing needs of corporations around the globe. We pursue the goal of results- oriented Underwriting and are seeking to hire an entrepreneurial thinker with the ambition to be part of a growing and dynamic team for a leading provider of surety solutions. The positive relationship with our customers and brokers in Germany and Austria in addition with our strong brand is basis for our success. If you share the passion for surety and financial products, we encourage you to apply for this position. As part of a global team offering tailormade solutions across a broad range of surety products, you will have the opportunity to join a highly motivated team which shares the same passion for this business.


About your Role


Based in Frankfurt, your role is a mix of underwriting as well as client and broker interaction – two highly fast paced areas that require a very flexible approach. Main tasks/activities are:


  • Underwriting for new and existing clients in accordance with internal guidelines while keeping the focus on satisfying the client needs in close collaboration with an experienced Senior Underwriter
  • Manage and be fully accountable for assigned clients and transactions as well as originate new business opportunities and process attractive transactions in Germany and Austria
  • Analyze and assess underlying counterparty and/or transactional risk in close collaboration with internal stakeholders
  • Approve transactions within own underwriting authority or prepare transaction referrals when required capacity is beyond own delegated authority
  • Interact regularly with clients and brokers to gather relevant information ensuring diligent underwriting, exposure and risk management
  • Support Senior Underwriter with the execution and monitoring of complex bespoke transactions and management of key accounts
  • Identify and monitor underwriting trends as well as market, economic and legal developments that influence the credit and other structural risks to be covered
  • Represent Swiss Re in meetings with clients, brokers and other Swiss Re Group branches and join syndicated lenders meetings


About You


  • Minimum 3 years of relevant working experience, preferably in a bank, surety insurer or reinsurer
  • University graduate or equivalent education.
  • Deep understanding of credit risk and financial markets including debt financing
  • Self-confident personality with the ability to effectively communicate with clients, business partners and senior colleagues
  • Detail oriented and possesses analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability on working team-orientated, efficiently and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Prepared and willing to fill the described role with perspective to grow in accordance with personal development and success of the division
  • German native speaker with good English skills (written and spoken)
  • Willing to travel


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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