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San Francisco, CA, US


Underwriter - E&S Casualty (San Francisco or Los Angeles) 

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customized products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while its industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.


About The Team:

As a member of the E&S Casualty team, you will be part of an experienced, empowered and fast paced unit within the Corporate Solutions North America division.  We are continuing to grow our business profitably, working exclusively with a limited number of wholesale brokers.


About The Role:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • The underwriting and production of a profitable book of E&S casualty business through wholesale insurance brokers.
  • Operate within the defined underwriting guidelines, underwriting authority and pricing model parameters.
  • Provide assistance and guidance to other underwriters by sharing expertise on individual risk exposures
  • Provide strong customer relationships for the production of profitable business.  
  • Participation in local and national industry meetings.


The position location is flexible to either San Francisco or Los Angeles.


About You:

  • Significant experience underwriting construction practice policies; manufacturing; Real Estate; and Hospitality risks. 
  • Primary Experience is required and ideally experience underwriting Excess business
  • College/University degree or equivalent experience.
  • At least 5 -10 years of commercial E&S underwriting experience or similar experience.
  • Technical knowledge of underwriting different classes of business.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong sales and marketing skills.
  • Strong wholesale brokers relationships.
  • Good organization and prioritization skills.
  • CPCU designation or other applicable industry course work.


The Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the practice of the Company 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.


Keywords: underwriting, san francisco, los angeles, casualty
Reference Code: 74081 



Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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