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Mexico City, MX

Underwriter Property Single Risk


Underwriter Property Single Risk 

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of our 15,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the role

  • Actively identify client needs and growth potential in the assigned LoB and product and develop tailor-made solutions in partnership with clients / brokers
  • Assess, price and structure business offered. Deploy capacity effectively, maximizing Economic Profit
  • Keep abreast of developments in the Property Mexico market as well as the LATAM Property Fac market
  • Value clients and brokers and assume responsibility for assigned Line of Business (LoB) and product
  • Ensure that standard methodology is consistently adapted and ensure our services is delivered in a professional and timely manner
  • Build partnership with key client and broker contact people and actively handle the relationship
  • Acquire, steer and broaden Swiss Re’s business for the assigned LoB
  • Build up and maintain a market intelligence database (size of market, Share of Wallet (SoW), competitors, products, price, trends etc.) for own LoB
  • Work in cooperation with colleagues within Swiss Re when and where required
  • Participate in seminars, workshops, conference, market events as contributor, panelist or even given lectures on specific Underwriting topics

About you

Technical Expertise

  • Deep knowledge of and experience in international insurance and/or reinsurance business
  • Strong people manager and ability to work effectively in a matrix organization. Attracts, selects, develops and retains talent to meet current business needs and prepare for future challenges and growth goals
  • University degree (commercial and/or technical area)
  • 7 – 10 year experience in international insurance and reinsurance industry (commercial/ industrial property underwriting)
  • Strong background in risk assessment of both man-made and nat-cat risks
  • Proficient in portfolio analytics and strategic thinking
  • Pragmatic, flexible but able to make tough decisions under time pressure
  • Other skills: technically assessing insurance risks / using pricing tools / own underwriting discernment / enjoying client facing role, etc
  • Ambitious attitude
  • Communication skill both internally and externally
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to work independently with autonomy
  • Excellent networking ability to speak with confidence in public
  • Language skills: good command of English and Spanish


The Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the practice of the Company to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

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