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San Francisco, CA, US Los Angeles, CA, US Alpharetta, GA, US Kansas City, MO, US Houston, TX, US

Underwriter or Senior Underwriter- Engineering & Construction


Underwriter or Senior Underwriter- Engineering & Construction 

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?


About the Team:

As a member of the global Engineering and Construction Team you will act as a point of reference in the region and keep track on new technologies and market trends in the construction industry.


You will support the growth of associated lines of business by actively cross-selling the capabilities of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and contribute to the development of solutions that are tailored to our clients' needs.


About the Role:

You will extend our footprint as a lead market in the Engineering and Construction (Builder's Risk) sector and successfully originate a flow of new traditional and non-traditional business.


Your focus will be on underwriting small to middle market construction projects and include monitoring progress of accepted projects through application of appropriate risk management processes when in a lead position.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Working as part of the North American based team in close coordination with the Global E & C team
  • Sourcing business – independently or in coordination with Corporate Solutions CDM team in line with E&C market strategy
  • Underwriting E&C risks in accordance with Swiss Re's process and procedures and E&C business philosophy and appetite
  • Managing post underwriting tasks such as amendments/endorsements, project risk management, claims
  • Coordinating with appropriate staff for operational issues such as carrier requirements, data recording, regulatory compliance


The position location is flexible to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Alpharetta or potential other Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offices.


About You:

  • Bachelor's degree (STEM curricula preferred)
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant insurance experience (Underwriting or Risk Engineering); 7-10 years for Senior Underwriter role.
  • Strong entrepreneurial mind set, and ability to work independently within a team
  • Solid communication skills
  • Very accurate and reliable working attitude
  • Analytical problem solving skills
  • Strong background in numerical and actuarial analysis
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Understanding of Construction industry and insurance market environment and trends
  • Skilled negotiator
  • Willingness to travel
  • Languages: fluency in English


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.


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