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New York, NY, US Chicago, IL, US Alpharetta, GA, US

Senior Property Facultative Underwriter

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:

The primary responsibility of this role is to work on new business submissions of Property business from broker and direct channels for the North America region. This opportunity is for a high-producing Property Underwriter to work with a diverse group of clients and a portfolio manager's approach.  


  • Efficiently underwrite a portfolio of Property accounts with a TIV of up to $500,000,000 (Flow Business), for a broad range of industry segments
  • Maintain underwriting quality and profitability following group underwriting guidelines
  • Capitalize on underwriting and processing efficiencies by using existing and Smart & Lean approaches and tools
  • Identify opportunities to shift portfolios to other teams within the Facultative group
  • Implement an effective marketing plan, in collaboration with other Facultative units, to maintain a high level of new business


About the Team:

We are an experienced and diverse group working out of several locations in the US.  Our combination of daily collaboration and teamwork is what sets us apart from the rest.  Our team is highly respected within our organization for getting things done in the most efficient manner.


About You:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of single risk underwriting experience
  • Knowledge of the Property Facultative market
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and decision-making skills
  • Familiarity with insurance modeling and conceptual understanding of rating tools and underwriting systems are a plus
  • High level of self-motivation and ability to work independently while still operating as an excellent teammate with an open and inquisitive mind
  • College degree preferred or equivalent of relevant experience
  • Potential travel required as needed


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.


As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, it is our responsibility to help keep our employees, customers, partners and communities healthy and safe.  SwissRe will require all candidates interviewing in person in Canada to provide evidence of vaccination when arriving at our offices. 


Reference Code: 119920 



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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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