Mumbai, MH, IN

Senior Client Underwriter



Position                                Senior Client Underwriter P&C India

Corporate Title                   Vice President

Location                               Mumbai

Reporting to                        Market Head P&C India   




Senior Client Underwriter


Do you provide high quality, holistic underwriting, portfolio and client management and enjoy the challenge of balancing risk to build and maintain a profitable book of business?  If so, you might be our next Senior Client Underwriter! 



About the role

Senior Client Underwriter will focus on selecting top clients and building a portfolio that outperforms the market benchmark. A successful Senior Client Underwriter will combine world class origination, client management and Underwriting Excellence skills to develop and foster client relations across all executive and management levels.


Key responsibilities may include

  • End-to-end underwriting analysis of core business including risk selection, primarily simple costing, contracts review and structuring; incorporating and improving relevant technology to make informed decisions
  • Grow the core business by developing opportunities in the portfolio in collaboration with relevant specialists and driving toward the principle of "right service right client"
  • Anticipate and understanding competitor products as well as industry, economic and market trends
  • Collaborating with Product Underwriters on the evaluation of treaties, decisive actions within your assigned treaties to meet standards and guidelines
  • Be a senior member of the Client Underwriting team for Swiss Re's P&C business in India
  • Develop and maintain relationship with the senior management, reinsurance decision makers and key influencers of assigned clients
  • Act as a mentor for the team in expressing Swiss Re’s value proposition, developing key accounts, executing strategy, and delivering our services
  • Willing to travel for business purpose





About the team

Come join a team of client underwriters that are smart, dedicated and thrive on building the best portfolio in the market!  We believe in teamwork, supporting one another and an exciting journey to success. 

We partner with our clients for their reinsurance needs and develop propositions and solutions to help close the protection gap in India



About You

You have demonstrated leadership abilities and a team builder who enjoys working in a multi-cultural team environment.  You pride yourself on your analytical and organizational skills and have exceptional communication and client management skills that help you build and develop relationships with clients and brokers.

  • Minimum of 10-12 years of experience in insurance/reinsurance underwriting, portfolio and/or client management
  • Proficient in English language
  •  Prior experience in treaty analysis and underwriting preferably in property business
  • Familiarity with NATCAT, fire, motor, and liability costing
  • Underwriting judgement and experience with risk selection/evaluation as well as a flair for wording and costing issues
  • Consultancy skills (listen, ask right questions and "connect the dots"), coupled with financial acumen and relevant corporate finance knowledge
  • Understanding of the end-to-end (re)insurance value chain and relevant market knowledge (e.g. trends, competitors, capital markets context)
  • Entrepreneurial mindset (sense of urgency, cost consciousness and personal risk taking), committed to sustainable performance and continuous improvement
  • You encourage others and promote team-work and cooperation across business units.
  • You have demonstrated strategic vision, have a strong business acumen and result orientation.
  • You can think out of the box, roll your sleeves up and are not afraid to take charge of a situation.
  • You are also eager to expand boundaries of our business while being guided by a strong sense of integrity in all that you do.



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.




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. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.



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