New York, NY, US

E&S Property Operations Specialist/ Assistant

We are looking for an Operations Specialist and Assistant for our E&S Property team based in our New York or Atlanta (Alpharetta, GA) offices. This individual will also assist with projects and special assignments relating to client and employee activities.


About the Role:

  • Maintain calendar; arrange travel, meetings, and conference calls, coordinate events. Work with Swiss Re event planners to book meetings
  • Prepare external and internal reports and presentations using Word, PowerPoint, Power BI and/or Excel as needed. These reports include the compiling and sorting of client information, revenue and profitability, and presenting these reports to senior management.
  • Support Head of E&S Property in managing post underwriting tasks such as account binding, amendments/endorsements, project risk management and claims coordination.
  • Conduct preliminary deal analysis; prepare applicable account data for review by underwriter.
  • Event Management: Work closely with Senior Management in E&S Property to coordinate internal and external events.
  • Manage market collateral including print and merchandise. Coordinate the selection and ordering of client gifts, marketing materials and internal training documents.
  • Manage entries in business tools: Outlook, One Drive, SharePoint, Metric Tracking spreadsheets and department websites. Update internal data bases for the team in the US and Zurich.
  • Develop and maintain key contacts lists for leadership team and distribute group emails with direction from senior management.
  • Assist in development and maintenance of Business continuity, safety and security plans.
  • Liaison within the E&S team countrywide and other business units (Finance / Legal / Business Services / Claims) and be the internal go to person for project assistance as it relates to North American E&S Property.


About You:

You are comfortable managing multiple projects at once and have strong technical skills. You are highly detail oriented and very organized. Accuracy is a key part of this role. You're extremely agile and can adapt to constantly evolving priorities and enjoy leading ad hoc projects. You are able to multi-task effectively and meet deadlines.


You have administrative experience, but also are looking to expand your responsibilities and enjoy focusing on issues involving compliance, marketing, data analytics and are comfortable changing directions from one topic to another.  You will work with the Head of E&S Property handling different projects.  The position is a combination of in office and remote work.


Professional Qualities

  • Desire to work in a teamwork environment
  • Good listening skills
  • Consistent decision-making skills
  • Open to new ideas and approaches and contributing to an environment that supports innovation
  • Good networking skills



  • Fluency in English required, other languages would be a plus.


Technical Skills

  • Analytical problem-solving approach with flair for numbers
  • Basic financial acumen with insurance market knowledge
  • Good background in numerical analysis
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Willingness to work extra hours during peak load times as needed to meet team needs
  • Basic understanding of the insurance market



For New York City the estimated base salary range for this position is $68,000 to $110,000.  The specific salary offered for this or any given role will take into account a number of factors including but not limited to job location, scope of role, qualifications, complexity/specialization/scarcity of talent, experience, education, and employer budget.  At Swiss Re, we take a "total compensation approach" when making compensation decisions. This means that we consider all components of compensation in their totality (such as base pay, short-and long-term incentives, and benefits offered), in setting individual compensation.


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 and their passion for sustainability.

Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Reference Code: 130380 



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

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