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Location: 

Sao Paulo, São Paulo, BR

 

Underwriting Associate 

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customised 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.

 

The Business Service team in Corporate Solutions is looking for a capable Underwriting Analyst to be based in Sao Paulo. 

Primarily, you will be responsible to deliver the Business Services tasks and in some aspects take the lead on pre-underwriting tasks and duties.

The role involves a high degree of interaction and coordination with underwriters and other internal / external stakeholders, as well as related functions. Additional details on the key tasks are as follows:

 

About the Role

 Core Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Underwriters and Origination teams in handling new policies and endorsement requests
  • Comply with Underwriting checklist in line with Swiss Re guidelines.
  • Comply with regulatory requirements from Swiss Re and external regulators, as well.
  • Service, appropriately, requests from external parties such as brokers and JV reps.
  • Enter and maintain information in systems and tools used to complete associated tasks;
  • Modify, update, and process changes in applicable tools, systems, and documents, as needed;
  • Create and maintain records both electronically and physically, if required, following established guidelines and processes;
  • Follow established performance standards, metrics and controls applicable to the business unit supported.

 

Additional Responsibilities

  • When errors are detected, proactively contact customer or process owner with inconsistencies found and directions for corrections;
  • Interact and play as one with on-shore/off-shore contractors, as appropriate, to answer questions or give directions;
  • Diligently follow-up on outstanding items and documentation.
  • Responsible for internal and external reporting.
  • Assist in addressing external customer questions, concerns and complaints.
  • Supporting the Underwriters in handling of offers (renewal and new business) for insurance business with the following duties:
  • Underwriting support on endorsement assessment, follow-up / execution, endorsement documentation etc.
  • Screening and checking quality of submission (requesting additional information / clearing business). Collaboration with outsourced provider to ensure data quality and accuracy;
  • Setting up and finalizing accounts in the systems (underwriting, pricing, policy slip & wording etc.) ensuring the highest level of data accuracy;
  • Support in premium handling, monitoring and chasing. Collaboration with other units (Technical Accounting) on queries and issues with regards to premium.

 

About you

  • University Degree or equivalent;
  • Min 2 years experiences in Operations, with experience in multiple lines of business. Experience on Agro line of business is desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills. Intermediary English proficiency is desirable.
  • A strong team player with ability to demonstrate the highest level of professionalism and credibility;
  • Expert ability to accurately and efficiently analyze data with a sound understanding of numbers;
  • Solutions and results oriented individual with an ability to multi-task;
  • Strong service and client orientation.