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Munich, DE

Senior Underwriter Engineering (m/f/x)


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 more than 13,000 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


  • Profitably grow the allocated facultative and treaty Engineering portfolio, meeting the economic goals, maintain and expand Swiss Re's profile in Germany, Austria, CNEE (incl Russia and CIS)
  • Work with Client Markets to support treaty profitability, strengthen treaty client relationships and own the treaty special acceptance process.
  • Provide high quality underwriting services and risk solutions for reinsurance clients (cedents and brokers) according to guidelines and best practice.
  • Follow up post underwriting activities such as, monitoring of onsite risk management and claims support.
  • Perform marketing activities in line with the local strategy, including seminars and presentations.
  • Support other lines of business with engineering underwriting and technical know-how.
  • Provide support in the market and manage multi-line products across different lines of business and maintain close working relationship with colleagues from other lines.
  • Monitor and disseminate cedents' underwriting quality, including pricing to Client Markets and other lines of business.
  • Monitor and disseminate competitors' activities to the underwriting community and Client Markets.
  • Develop and maintain engineering products, underwriting and technical expertise at a level recognized by the market as being a leader.
  • Support the administrative staff (BS) and ensure that all business is documented accurately according to guidelines.


About the Team


Swiss Re Global Engineering is looking for an entrepreneurial talent for the EMEA team. The main focus will be on our clients and business opportunities in Germany, Austria, CNEE (incl Russia and CIS) with a strong focus on Nordics. The position is located in Munich or Zurich.


About You


  • Engineering degree (chartered engineer status) in civil, mechanical, chemical or process engineering
  • More than 5 years of experience as a professional engineering Underwriter in the insurance or reinsurance industry
  • Experience in the engineering (re)insurance industry is a must; in other LOB's it is an advantage
  • Strong team player, business acumen, entrepreneurial mindset
  • Strong analytical skills and high proficiency with common IT applications
  • Ability to work under pressure and managing a high workload
  • Availability for travel
  • Languages: English is a must, German a strong advantage. Any other languages are desirable.


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, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Swiss Re offers modern work models and attractive work places that allow all employees to adapt to changing work preferences and life phases.

Reference Code: 100799 


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