Kansas City, MO, US

Underwriting Associate- E&S Property

Are you looking to become a part of a team that will allow you to grow in the insurance industry?  Do you vlaue being a compentent partner to the underwriting team and assisting getting quotes completed?  Start your Swiss Re career here with our Underwriting Associate position in E&S.


About the Role


Are you eager to learn and can adapt quickly to change?  Then apply for this dynamic entry-level position supporting the high-volume North American Excess & Surplus Property group.  You will be responsible for processing policy transactions and providing administrative, technical & analytical assistance to underwriters and wholesale brokers nationwide.  Your performance and contributions will have a direct impact on the productivity, efficiency, and profitability of the underwriting team.


  • Collaborate internally with underwriting, accounting, and claims teams to investigate open issues and deliver timely customer service to external clients.
  • Conduct preliminary analysis on renewal deals prior to underwriter review.
  • Draft and issue policies & endorsements, including validating premium calculations and updating internal systems.
  • Perform assigned tasks according to standard operating procedures and established deadlines, delegating to offshore Operations teams when possible.
  • Review account data for completeness and accuracy, correcting errors and notifying manager of any trending inconsistencies.
  • Generate and maintain electronic account records and documents, utilizing compliant systems, tools, and templates.
  • Attend meetings, workshops, and training to learn processes, guidelines, and skills needed to support underwriting team.  Occasional (<5%) travel may be requested.
  • Participate on special projects, as assigned.


About the Team


North America E&S Property Business Services is a knowledgeable and dedicated team who operationally supports Underwriters in providing non-admitted insurance coverage and capacity for hard-to-place risks.  We handle a large volume of accounts and coordinate with wholesale brokers nationwide to service insurance policies for a wide range of occupancies across multiple industries. 



About You



  • Associates Degree or equivalent experience.
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience is a plus.
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and PDF editing software.
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills to develop professional relationships in a global environment.
  • Outstanding attention to detail to identify errors and discrepancies while working with multiple sources of information.
  • Ability to organize, evaluate, and prioritize personal workload while managing multiple accounts.
  • Comfortable working both independently and within a group, as well as in a matrix environment.


Nice to Have

  • Familiarity with commercial property insurance principles and practices is a plus.
  • Ability to adapt to frequent technical and operational improvements.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, clerical procedures, and general economic & accounting principles.


The position will be located in our Kansas City, MO office. Our company has a hybrid work model where the expectation is that you will be in the office two to three days per week on average. 


This role will be unable to offer any assistance with relocation or visa sponsorship. 



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 and their passion for sustainability.

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.


Reference Code: 130379 



Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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