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Singapore, SG

(Senior) Agriculture Underwriter


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of our 15,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


Position objectives 

Growth and profit oriented underwriting and pricing of agricultural reinsurance in East ,South East Asian and ANZ markets. Origination of business opportunities in the agricultural sector in collaboration with other internal stakeholders. Support growth strategy and promote innovative risk solutions.


About the Role


  • Underwrite and price agricultural reinsurance transactions for East ,South East Asian and ANZ markets
  • Provide underwriting services to Client Markets and Publica Sector Solution where applicable
  • Contribute to the development of Best Underwriting Practice for Asia including development and maintenance of pricing tools and underwriting guidelines
  • Contribute to internal and external technical and market studies and publications
  • Develop skill and knowledge in index-based risk transfer solutions
  • Responsible for end-to-end underwriting process including business and contract administration and PER budgeting in collaboration with Business Services, Contract Wordings and Finance


Client & Business Focus

  • Originate and manage relationships with insurers, brokers and governments in collaboration with Client Markets and Publica Sector Solution where applicable
  • Establish and maintain specific industry sector know-how, production of marketing materials (e.g. articles, flyers) with active participation at industry conferences
  • Provide value-added training and consulting services to clients
  • Develop growth strategy in close collaboration with the team


About You

  • Recognized university degree in agriculture, agronomic, agricultural economics, actuarial studies, earth science, engineering or related discipline
  • Preferably solid general (re)insurance knowledge, reinsurance underwriting, revenue insurance and parametric product design/ costing expertise
  • Advanced analytical skills with ability to solve technical issues in a pragmatic way
  • Natural communicator who can effectively explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Commercial instinct and negotiating ability
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Familiarity with Asian culture and business environment
  • Excellent language skills in English


This role can be considered as well at AVP level (E Band) .


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