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Munich, DE

Underwriter Facultative Property Munich (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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. 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.



About the role


Is underwriting your passion? Would you like to use and broaden your underwriting knowledge in one of the best reinsurance companies in the world? Does the interaction with clients and brokers excite you?


Join our team! We are looking for a highly motivated, ambitious Underwriter Facultative Property for the Munich Desk, covering Austria, CEE, the Nordics and Germany.


Your job will focus on evaluating, underwriting and originating facultative property business primarily for the German market and in close collaboration with an experienced team. You will be able to assess a wide range of risk types with your experience and by utilizing state-of-the-art models. Your role will be complemented by fostering and developing client and broker relationships.


You will collaborate with key account managers, client managers, market underwriters and treaty underwriters in a cross-functional team. Together we build on our partnerships with our clients and share our knowledge, with the objective to bring value for the client and Swiss Re. This role offers you lots of space to develop own ideas and find creative solutions.


As an integral part of Facultative Europe, we're a diverse and international team of mostly very experienced underwriters with long-standing relationships into our markets, building on a very high level of single risks underwriting expertise and with a strong track record. We're looking to complement and strengthen our team with someone brining experience in underwriting, a fresh view, and innovative ideas as well as an entrepreneurial spirit and energy.


The position is based in Munich and open as of January 1st, 2022 or later.


About you


Is the following a good description of yourself? If so, we'd be happy to meet you.


  • you're building on a professional training / trainee program in the insurance industry ('Versicherungskauffrau/-mann'/'Kauffrau/-mann für Versicherungen und Finanzen') with further qualifications ('Versicherungsfachwirt/in (IHK)', 'Versicherungsbetriebswirt/in (DVA)', 'Technischer Underwriter (DVA)'), a dual study program ('Betriebswirt/in BA'/'Bachelor of Arts – Versicherung') or a University degree related to economics, law or engineering

  • 5+ years of experience in broking, insurance or reinsurance of Commercial and Industrial Property Risks

  • solid understanding of Single Risk Exposure Assessment and Underwriting including direct insurance know-how

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills, fluent in German and good command of English

  • ideally you have a broad network into the (direct) insurance (broking) world

  • you are persistent, pragmatic and strive for solutions

  • you are attracted by working in an international environment

  • you are an outstanding teammate who can work independently and takes responsibility for making decisions

  • you are empathetic, trustworthy, curious to learn and willing to challenge.


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

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