London, GB

Senior Underwriter Property (80 - 100%)

Are you a highly motivated individual looking for an exciting opportunity to join our Property team in London? Do you have passion for underwriting and are looking for an adventurous role, where you can demonstrate your uniqueness? If so, we want you to join our team!

About the Role

Our Property Team is looking for a Senior Underwriter with recognised experience and visibility in the UK Commercial Insurance Market and a successful track record in underwriting both Multinational and Domestic Large and Medium Sized Corporates. You should have a strong background in building international property insurance programmes, with expertise in underwriting Property captive placements. Your responsibilities will include:


  • Analysing and assessing Property submissions in respect of exposures and coverages as well as identifying and negotiating the best position for Corporate Solutions

  • Underwriting for existing and new clients

  • Developing strategies to expand our position on current accounts and to cross-sell other lines of business in cooperation with the client managers

  • Preparing quotations, structuring programmes and offering proposals

  • Contributing to the development of our offering to suit the market needs and practices

About You

We are looking for an open-minded, trustworthy and enthusiastic team player who can constructively and respectfully engage in challenging conversations. To be successful, you need to have strong communication, negotiation and partnering skills. Are you at ease with leaving the comfort zone and performing under pressure? Do you consider yourself to be a "self-starter", able and willing to take initiative and implement measures in a detail and goal-oriented manner with:


  • Minimum 5-10 years relevant experience in property underwriting of medium to large corporates including in a lead capacity and servicing insurance programmes

  • Strong broker and client network

  • Proficiency in the use of underwriting tools and ability to interpret and judge the results

  • Ability to handle multiple deals in parallel without losing oversight

  • Good level of energy and pro-active behaviour


The role may require some travel. #LI-Hybrid


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.


Reference Code: 129978 



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