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London, GB

Offshore Energy Underwriter (80 - 100%)

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.



About the role


Reporting to the Head of Energy Offshore, you will work towards achieving underwriting authority (timeline dependent on experience), in order to support the team by underwriting a profitable portfolio of new and renewal business.

Client facing role in which you will develop & maintain strategic relationships with key broker producers and clients, as well as ensuring strong coordination & collaboration with internal partners.


This is envisaged as a hybrid role, the initial priority will be Offshore Energy, but in time there will be the opportunity to expand your development into other Energy lines.


Opportunities to:

  • Represent Swiss Re in the London Market

  • Be a critical part of a successful team

  • Broaden experience and underwriting authority across Energy lines


About the Team


  • A small and specialised UW team, reporting into the wider Wholesale Energy division

  • Centralised underwriting team, based in London, with stakeholders located in Zurich, Houston & Singapore

  • Global portfolio, principally EMEA & NA, and with good penetration in the APAC region

  • Target customers include Exploration & Production, Drilling Contractors and certain Midstream customers, for their operational property damage & business interruption needs. Product offering includes US Gulf of Mexico Named Windstorm coverage, Offshore Construction and Third Party Liabilities


Key accountabilities:

  • Underwrite a profitable Offshore Energy portfolio

  • Originating new business opportunities

  • Providing input into planning, strategy and other reporting requirements

  • Negotiating terms & conditions, in line with the business plan and corporate guidelines requirements

  • Knowledge sharing with other members of the team

  • Working with underwriting assistants to ensure consistent & accurate recording of data on the SR systems, including meticulous accumulation control


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.


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Keywords: Offshore Underwriter, Energy Underwriter 
Reference Code: 112713 


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