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New York, NY, US

Director & Officers Liability Underwriter Graduate

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.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces 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 Programme:

We are looking for graduates with strong interpersonal skills, who are eager to learn and broaden their knowledge and expertise. You have a Bachelor, Master or PhD degree with up to 3 years professional experience – we invite you to apply to our graduates@swissre programme 2023.


The programme offers you the chance to join the dynamic, fast-moving world of a leading risk knowledge organisation. Over an 18-month period, you’ll receive on-and-off-the-job training, including a job rotation that gives you the opportunity to work across different business units.


About The Role:

We are looking for a pro-active, highly motivated and result oriented Underwriter to join the Executive Risk  team within Corporate Solutions.


The principle focus of this position is to become a contributing member of an experienced underwriting team focused on growing an established and successful Directors and Officers Liability Insurance portfolio.  This portfolio consists of large sophisticated corporate clients who operate within various industry segments throughout the United States.  


Your main tasks will be generating new business opportunities, analyzing and assessing the technical insurability of prospective insureds, reviewing coverage structures, policy language and preparing quotations.


About The Team:

Our team has extensive knowledge of the local market and works closely with clients to provide tailored insurance solutions. The team is made up of professionals with financial and underwriting expertise and a wealth of experience in the Executive Risks insurance sector. Together with our teams in Zurich and Toronto, we ensure that our clients can access our global network of experts when required.



About You:

  • High level of self motivation and ability to work independently
  • Good negotiation and analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Team player, open-minded
  • Willingness to travel
  • Strong IT skills


For New York City, the base salary for this role is $70,000.  Candidates with advanced degrees may be eligible for a higher base compensation.

Reference Code: 118903 


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Liability, Claims, Manager, Underwriter, Insurance, Management

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