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Sao Paulo, São Paulo, BR

Underwriter Engineering


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:

  • Grow profitably Wholesale engineering portfolio, while providing high quality underwriting services and solutions to Wholesale clients. 
  • Conduct post underwriting activities such as risk survey, portfolio reserve setting, account servicing and claims supports
  • Strengthen Swiss Re Corporate Solutions leading position in important Latin American markets based on company strategy. i.e. marketing activities, client underwriting training, risk survey, etc.
  • Work together with cross functional team to strengthen partnerships with Wholesale clients to achieve win-win solutions.
  • Play an active role in the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Global Engineering community in terms of knowledge sharing, special projects and / or research topics.
  • Properly maintain underwriting documentation, ensure good data quality in underwriting system and follow up post bound activities such as premium payment, claim data, filing.
  • Grant underwriting support to Direct Insurance operations in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico through additional capacity, peer reviews and phone calls.


About You:

  • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial, Construction Engineering or related field.
  • 3-5 years of progressively responsible post-baccalaureate work experience in Underwriting and Field Engineering role.
  • English and Spanish Fluence are required. Portuguese should represent an advantage
  • Time responsive person with ability to handle short deadlines and large workload;
  • Ability to keep documents, processes and records well organized and easy to access;
  • Analytical ability to read and understand documents related to E&C projects such as Gantt Charts, Project Descriptions and Breakdown of values;
  • Strong communication skills and interpersonal interaction;
  • Identification of Project Risk main exposures and definition of MPL (Most Probable Loss) and AAS (Amount at Stake);
  • Write and review survey reports detailing the main exposures and recommendations for the good management of the project risks;
  • Define proper coverage to the projects through the most suitable policy wording;
  • Field engineer with direct experience in a construction or operational site/facility.
  • Construction industry and insurance market environment and trends in Latin America including (re)insurers, brokers and clients
  • Risk selection and underwriting practice (including risk management, industry assessment and rating methodologies).


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


Reference Code: 100806 


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