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Melbourne, VIC, AU Sydney, NSW, AU


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


We are seeking an experienced Senior Underwriter FinPro with strong technical and interpersonal skills to join the Casualty and FinPro team (to be based in either Melbourne, Perth or Sydney).


You will contribute to delivering the profitable growth ambition of our FinPro book as well as actively supporting our overall growth ambition in Australia and New Zealand.


Your key responsibilities span across hands-on underwriting, seeking business opportunities and building up pipelines, contributing to our strategy development and driving execution with a customer-centric focus.


You will assume responsibility for developing and leading client relationships (brokers and corporates) and underwriting Directors' & Officers' Liability (D&O), Professional Indemnity (PI) and Crime risks according to Corporate Solutions appetite and philosophy.


About the Team


We are a growing team of ten experienced underwriters across Casualty and FinPro developing the Australia & New Zealand portfolio. We consider ourselves a dynamic team with lots of energy. While we work closely together with one another and our colleagues from other functions, the team embraces the flexibility that Swiss Re provides when it comes to the way we work. This position is based in Australia, but as part of a global team with whom you will also collaborate on a regular basis across Asia and the world.


About You


  • Strong experience in underwriting D&O and/or PI risks;

  • A recognised leader in the market with strong market relationships;

  • High level of underwriting acumen with a solid understanding of risk exposures, wordings and pricing;

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain profitable client relationships and to strategically manage portfolios;

  • Strong negotiation and marketing skills;

  • Self-motivated;

  • Strong team focus and collaborative attitude; and

  • Ability to work across different functions, levels and location within the organisation.


Do you have a client centric attitude? Are you passionate about succeeding? If so, we would love to hear from you!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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