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Madrid, M, ES

Underwriting Assistant


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 the role

In this role you would support our Madrid based Underwriting team in the handling of insurance business for our corporate customers and their brokers. Duties and responsibilities directly impact productivity, process efficiency, timeliness, profitability and accuracy of the underwriting process as well as the service delivery to customers. This position may require occasional travel for business meetings or training.

Your main tasks will include the following


  • To accurately reflect the terms and conditions of business written in our administration systems
  • To support the Underwriting team with renewal package preparation (deal analysis of renewal accounts) and endorsement triaging and preparation
  • To prepare and issue documents (binders, policies, endorsements and certificates) to our customers
  • To issue invoices where required, including Insurance Premium Tax calculations, and work with our centralized Technical Accounting team to follow-up on outstanding premium positions
  • To be in contact with external customers on a regular basis and attend client and broker meetings

Additionally you will


  • Support the risk declarations to Consorcio
  • Handle International Programs in close collaboration with the Underwriter
  • Compile, sort, review and verify data accuracy using source documents, detect errors, and initiate correction while following-up with customer or process owner regarding any inconsistencies found
  • Follow-up of outstanding documents or items as per internal guidelines following standard operating procedures.

About the team

In EMEA Operations we provide support to Corporate Solutions (CorSo) Underwriting Teams in handling insurance and reinsurance business for corporations and/or their captives.

You will be joining the local Spanish team, having a variety of proficiencies, skills and experience, all committed to bring success to our company. In the role of Underwriting Assistant, you will work closely with the EMEA Operations teams in centralized and offshore locations as well as your peers in other EMEA locations.

About you


You are:

  • Actively contributing to the team spirit and ability to build and maintain effective working relations with people in a multicultural environment
  • A highly motivated individual with ability to work independently and proactively, always keeping our customers' needs in mind
  • Accountable to deliver timely and accurate business processing also during peak times
  • Enjoying an agile and fast paced work environment

You have:

  • A University Degree
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant job experience and knowledge and understanding of Re/Insurance business and the Spanish Insurance market in particular
  • Property and/or Engineering & Construction Insurance Knowledge, any additional other line of business is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to prioritize, plan, coordinate and handle personal work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (reading, written and verbal) in Spanish and English is a requirement
  • Strong user skills in Microsoft Office Package (special focus on Excel)
  • A relevant Insurance certification or diploma is an advantage


We are looking forward to your application!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on any aspects. Your role will contribute to Customer Centricity, which is one of our core values in Swiss Re.

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