New York, NY, US Windsor, CT, US Los Angeles, CA, US Chicago, IL, US Alpharetta, GA, US San Francisco, CA, US

Senior Underwriter or Underwriter

About the Team:

Results and profit oriented underwriting in domestic E&S Property market with strong emphasis on Nat Cat exposures sourced from wholesale brokers nationally.


About the Role:

  • Discusses & negotiates individual deals with clients and brokers.
  • Analyses and assesses technical insurability regarding exposures and coverage on new offer and renewal submissions
  • Prepares quotations, structures programs, and offers proposals in accordance with guidelines
  • Uses SR tools and systems for the development of terms and conditions
  • Enters and maintains risk information into the various information systems and administers the accounts
  • Establishes and maintains specific industry sector know-how
  • Coaching of less experienced staff.
  • Strong business and client focus with proven business impact
  • Diverse industry experience a plus
  • Represents Swiss Re in meetings with clients, brokers, and other Swiss Re Group entities
  • Regular contact with brokers and clients which require competent technical know-how, negotiation- and language skills, initiative and service orientation
  • Works effectively within client teams


The position may be flexible for US work location depending on the applicant's experience and qualifications. 


About You:

  • In depth Industry knowledge of the Property E&S  market
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years underwriter experience or equivalent for Underwriter level; 7 to 10 years for Senior Underwriter
  • Negotiating skills in placement of E&S Property placements
  • Knowledge and proficiency in the use of underwriting tools, applications, and guidelines
  • Keeps abreast of market environment and trends
  • Excellent marketing and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Comfortable providing quick responses and managing fluctuating workload
  • Willingness to expend extra efforts to cover peak workloads
  • Recognized in peer group as a leading Production Underwriter.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently make and support underwriting decisions, while keeping in mind the impact of individual deal decisions on the shape of a portfolio


For New York City and California, the estimated base salary range for this position is $104,000 to $246,000.  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: 127637 


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

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