Milano, MI, IT


Senior Underwriter Project Finance 


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customised products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while its industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.


About the Role

As VP Project Finance, you would be a core member of the Project and Infrastructure Finance team. Your main activities would include:

  • Originating new transactions.
  • Leading the due diligence of transactions (legal, technical, market, insurance, financial model).
  • Developing detailed credit memoranda.
  • Transaction execution.
  • Managing a portfolio of existing transactions, including annual reviews, portfolio analysis, reporting on industry trends.
  • Leading business-related projects on a case-by-case basis.


The role will require that you quickly develop an internal network and that you are able to engage effectively with multiple stakeholders. You will be working directly with a senior member of the team located in Zurich.


About the Team

The Project and Infrastructure Finance team is responsible for sourcing, assessing and seeking credit approval for transactions as well as ongoing management of its in force portfolio. Target sectors include the likes of transport, power, energy, PPP/PFI with a global focus.


About You


  • Minimum 5 years' bank experience, in a project finance department, preferably in a front-office role.
  • Strong financial and transaction analysis skills.
  • Ability to evaluate and take a position on transactions and defend views.
  • Strong presentation skills (written and verbal) with an ability to articulate clearly and concisely the salient aspects of complex transactions.
  • Must be comfortable in dealing with clients and external parties.
  • Must be able to perform in a dynamic, demanding environment.
  • Effective team player, independent work style.
  • Fluency in English (written and verbal) with other languages a plus.

Candidate is required to submit CV and preferably a list of transactions he / she has worked on in the past.


"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."



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