New York, NY, US Armonk, NY, US

Lead Pre-Sales & Business Development US & Canada


About the Role

As Lead Pre-Sales & Business Development US & Canada you are at the heart of strategic sales orchestration and client-led product development of our property solutions product portfolio. Together with the sales teams you manage the sales funnel and play an active role in building compelling sales narratives and close leads. Your deep market insights and active listening skills help you contribute meaningfully to further advance our product roadmaps and expand market penetration.

About the Team

Property Solutions is a global team offering products and solutions to our client base across insurers, brokers, and corporate customers. We drive risk selection, pricing and portfolio steering through risk intelligence (e.g. CatNet®, POI), risk modelling (e.g. NatCat Modelling Engine) and product innovation (e.g. private flood products). We combine Swiss Re's in-house insights with partner knowledge and data and turn it into products that help solve our clients' challenges. You will become a member of a vibrant international team with a high energy level and a can-do demeanour. We celebrate success but also learn from failures. Helping communities handle natural catastrophes is our mission together with our partners – and you!

About You

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in pre-sales / business development at a solutions provider to the insurance industry; or property underwriting with professional growth ambitions into property solutions
  • You have a profound overview of the natural catastrophe and property vendor market, and you know the relevant players
  • Thorough understanding of underwriting workflows and pricing
  • Hands-on experience as a user of natural catastrophe hazard and cat modelling platforms would be a plus*

Additional skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; ability collaborate effectively with functional team members of varied backgrounds
  • Strong commercial mindset and demonstrated abilities to drive successful business development strategies in a scaling business
  • You are passion to work in a global, multicultural environment, and are mobile if required


For Armonk, NY and New York, NY, the estimated base salary range for this position is $128,000 to $225,000.  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


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 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: 127786 



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

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