Singapore, SG

Senior Underwriter Finpro

About the Role

We are seeking a Senior FinPro Underwriter with good technical and interpersonal skills to join the FinPro team. Ideally you will have at least 10 years insurance experience.

You will contribute to delivering the profitable growth ambition of our FinPro book as well as actively supporting our overall growth ambition in Southeast Asia.

Your key responsibilities span across hands-on underwriting, seeking business opportunities and building up pipelines, contributing to our strategy development and driving execution with a customer-centric focus.

You will assume responsibility for developing and leading client relationships (brokers) and underwriting Directors and Officers Liability Insurance and Professional Indemnity Insurance according to Corporate Solutions appetite and philosophy.

Key responsibilities include:



  • Develop and underwrite FinPro risks
  • Design timely and customised insurance solutions which add value and profitability for the client, the broker and Swiss Re
  • Technically assess and underwrite business in accordance with the business's profitability targets, underwriting guidelines and processes and within stated authorities
  • Able to learn internal insurance related systems
  • Ensure the integrity of information on the relevant systems and underwriting is in accordance to underwriting guidelines, limits and pricing/rating procedures; and
  • Lead the development of innovative products.


Client Management

  • Manage FinPro business by providing high quality, timely and appropriate service and support to clients
  • Focus on developing and strengthening ongoing client relationships with a view to enlarging business opportunities for the future; and
  • Develop strong relationships with international and domestic brokers to grow and diversify out book of business.



  • Contribute to the company's reputation of being an insurance subject matter expert by presenting at relevant industry and client specific seminars, workshops and forums where appropriate
  • Develop strong internal relationships locally, regionally and internationally
  • Work closely within the underwriting team and other relevant stakeholders in the Group (Products/Risk Engineering/Claims Management/Distribution);
  • Actively implement the strategies and support the Team by sharing ideas and technical knowledge
  • Ensure that relevant staff are kept informed of market activities in our business; and
  • Mentor and support other staff members.


About You

  • A minimum of 10 years' experience in insurance, with a preference for financial lines underwriting or broking experience
  • A presence in the financial lines market with strong market relationships
  • A high level of underwriting acumen with a solid understanding of risk exposures, wordings and pricing
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain profitable client relationships and to strategically manage portfolios
  • Strong negotiation and marketing skills
  • Self-motivated with a strong team focus and collaborative attitude; and
  • Strong team focus and collaborative attitude; and
  • Ability to work across different functions, levels and location within the organisation.


About the Team

We are a growing team of experienced underwriters across FinPro developing the Southeast Asia portfolio. We consider ourselves a dynamic team with lots of energy. While we work closely together with one another and our colleagues from other functions, the team embraces the flexibility that Swiss Re provides when it comes to the way we work. This position is based in Singapore, but as part of a global team with whom you will also collaborate on a regular basis across other regions.


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.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.


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