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Manchester, GB

Trading Underwriter for Mid Market Property and Casualty


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 team


The CUO Standard team has been established to bring simplicity and efficiency to our clients, intermediaries and colleagues. We believe that by creating standard products, we can meet many clients' and intermediaries' needs better, while also enabling true portfolio underwriting.


  • Customers will experience products that are consistent, easier to understand, and reliable.
  • Intermediaries will experience a more reliable, predictable underwriting process that is easier to work with.
  • Colleagues will experience a continuously improving, portfolio underwriting environment supported by greater analytics.


About the role


  • We’re looking for a tech-forward underwriter to be our product advocate to develop and own a profitable book of commercial Middle Market Property and Casualty (P&C) business. This will include –
      • Analysing and assessing new submissions to evaluate risk exposures and provide solutions
      • Offering proposals and identifying opportunities to cross-sell
      • Managing a portfolio of risks
      • Working directly with external contacts to generate and retain customers
      • Participating in broker visits to build and maintain relationships
      • Promoting our products and services and being the go-to person for your partners
      • Knowing competitors' strengths and weaknesses to drive wins for us
  • You must be able to evaluate success based on profitability, efficiency, and customer service metrics.
  • Working with the Proposition Director to identify areas for the development and refinement of our products, services and strategies.


About you


Are you passionate about technology and innovation with the ability to drive profitable growth, while maintaining an astonishing high level of client satisfaction?


Do you love being engaged at all levels of the organization and are prepared to roll up your sleeves when called on? 


This opportunity is perfect for you if you:

  • Have 5+ years underwriting experience in the Mid-Market commercial P&C space as a primary insurer.
  • Currently have multi-line underwriting authority and desire to learn new industries and lines of business.
  • Have strong analytical skills to assess exposures, coverages, terms and conditions to appropriately assign underwriting decision on risks.
  • Have experience in producing a profitable portfolio of business within your underwriting authority.
  • Are a great communicator that can build and maintain relationships internally and externally and are eager to deliver on client commitments.
  • Are well connected with the mid market UK broker community can quickly establish new relationships!
  • Are a fast learner, self-driven, willing and excited to get involved.
  • Can follow the rules but not afraid to think outside of the box.
  • Can handle multiple priorities without dropping the ball.
  • Motivated, independent but also a great teammate.
  • Embrace the start-up life and can envisage new ways of working to incubate and launch new products in an agile way.
  • Take pride in the results of your work!


If this sounds like you, come help us shape our re-imagined solutions to provide world-class, best of breed solutions to delight our clients!


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientations, marital status, military status at all levels and in all regions at Swiss RE. 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.


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