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Sao Paulo, São Paulo, BR

Underwriter Property - Middle Market


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?


This role requires you to identify and analyse property damage and business interruption exposures for various industry classes, perform underwriting analysis for large and middle risks, and develop strong marketing relationships with brokers and clients in Brazil.


Key tasks

•Perform the underwriting of new and renewal business by:

- obtaining all data and information relevant for a diligent underwriting;

- analyzing the risks and its exposures to determine the risk quality level, also by drawing on the support of and in close collaboration with the in house risk engineering;

- analyzing the underlying insurance coverage and the account’s loss history;

- costing the expected loss and pricing the cover to be offered ensuring a high level of costing accuracy and alignment with costing/pricing guidance;

- reviewing underlying (manuscript) insurance forms;

- ensuring guidelines are adhered to and capacity/limits deployed are within the Group’s risk appetite as well as appropriately signed off;

- adequately documenting underwriting thoughts and deal rationale;

- preparing referral submissions to the Group’s Chief Underwriting Office;


•Develop and maintain a network of business connections in order to position Swiss Re as the preferred property business partner and to ensure a sustained flow of submissions along with a high hit ratio;


•Initiate and engage in effective marketing activities that support the relationships and help increase the business volume;


•Identify new sources of business and appropriately develop these;


•Maintain and share market intelligence with co-workers.

  • - Occasional business travel.


  • Compliance and Controlling

Ensuring business dealings are within the Group’s code of conduct and meet compliance requirements.


  • Performance measurement criteria

Development and increase of business volume with good underwriting margin.


  • Educational background

As a minimum, you should have a four-year degree in Engineering, mathematics, business or economics.

  • Professional experience

Four years’insurance or reinsurance experience with technical underwriting knowledge and expertise in underwriting large and complex risks, and also in middle risks.

  • Leadership qualities

Presentation and negotiation skills

  • Language

Fluent Portuguese, advanced English, Spanish desirable, with above-average written and oral communication.

  • Personal qualities

Dynamic, good relationship, committed to excellence.

Reference Code: 121821 


Job Segment: Underwriter, Claims, Insurance

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