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Paris, 75, FR

Senior Underwriter Construction Professional Indemnity


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.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


The core focus is on contributing to the result-oriented underwriting of Construction Professional Liability risks for Medium to Large French corporates and Project Specific transactions as a primary and/or excess direct insurer.


The opportunity

This is a UW position for someone with experience and connections in the French Professional Indemnity market. Your main tasks will be:

  • Generating new business opportunities.
  • Analyzing and assessing the technical insurability in respect of exposures and coverages.
  • Reviewing cover structures, wordings and proposals and preparing quotations.

You will be expected to develop through understanding of the Client’s requirements and expectations and to lead discussions and negotiations with Brokers, existing and new Clients.

Your know how of the French Professional Liability market allows you to attract new opportunities and select the risks carefully and efficiently. Furthermore, you will contribute to project work, work in deal teams and accept special assignments as required.


About the team

You will support the French Casualty & Finpro team to further develop Professional Indemnity business.


About you          


  • More than 8 years' experience in the French direct Construction Professional Liability insurance market, ideally with experience in the primary segment.
  • Strong technical underwriting background mainly in the construction area.
  • Broad network of brokers and clients within the design and construction community.
  • Ability to assess risks, coverages, terms and conditions of an insurance placement and to respect internal guidelines.
  • Ability to deal with complexity, to handle multiple deals in parallel without losing oversight and to perform under time pressure.
  • Ability and willingness to take the initiative in a team oriented environment, to delegate tasks and to integrate other functions in the underwriting process.
  • Strong negotiation skills, a flair for numbers is essential.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of IT applications.
  • French mother tongue. Proficient English language skills.
  • Knowledge of General Casualty and / or Directors' and Officers' basics would be optimal.
  • Full-time opened position.

Reference Code: 100233 


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