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Sydney, NSW, AU

Underwriting Analyst

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.



About the Role


The Business Services team in Corporate Solutions Operations is looking for an open-minded Underwriting Analyst with a can-do spirit to be based in Sydney.  


You will be responsible for primarily supporting the Casualty/FinPro portfolio. 


The role involves a high degree of interaction and coordination with underwriters and other internal / external departments, both locally and overseas.


Your main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparation of policy documentation;
  • Setting up and finalising policies in various systems (underwriting, pricing, invoices etc.) ensuring data accuracy;
  • Handling of closings and contract changes;
  • Creating and maintaining records both electronically, if required, following established guidelines and processes;
  • Handling basic underwriting tasks, renewals, quotes, endorsements including Broker engagement where required;
  • Providing support in premium handling, monitoring and chasing;
  • Collaborating with outsourced providers on queries and issues;
  • Development and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures; 
  • Modifying, updating, and processing changes in applicable tools, systems, and documents, as needed; and
  • Participating in and leading small projects, as required.


About the Team

The team is responsible for administration and operational tasks as well as support to Underwriters in terms of administration and some level of Underwriting assistance.

About You


  • Previous Insurance experience (minimum 3-5 years) required, ideally with some exposure to underwriting;
  • A keen interest in underwriting and are either studying or willing to study towards Diploma in General Insurance (ANZIIF) or similar qualification;
  • Demonstrated analytical skills in order to determine and communicate recommendations to customers;
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently analyse data following established processes and procedures;
  • A strong team player with ability to demonstrate the highest level of professionalism and integrity;
  • Solutions and results oriented individual with an ability to multi-task;
  • Strong service and client orientation; and
  • Demonstrated intermediate to advanced computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes and the Internet. Experience with Visio, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Nitro PDF, MS Project, and Business Objects would be a plus. 


Leadership from Every Seat is our leadership ambition to empower all employees at Swiss Re to act as a leader and take ownership no matter where they sit in the organisation. There are three leadership imperatives that guide us on how we lead at Swiss Re, one of which is to 'Be courageous'. At Swiss Re, this is about taking personal accountability.


We are looking for team members who stand for integrity, improve continually and navigate ambiguity. This means having the courage to be curious and to stretch yourself beyond what you already know. We want team members who drive change fearlessly and don't always opt for the easy option, and can stay calm, focused and resilient during difficult times.


Regardless of what position we have at Swiss Re, all of us can be courageous, which will also help us in our personal and professional growth.


Swiss Re offers modern hybrid working arrangements that allow all employees to adapt to changing work preferences. We currently provide employees with attractive offices, competitive benefits such as 25 days annual leave, 15 days personal leave, work anniversary leave, salary continuance insurance, flu vaccinations and annual health checks.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


We look forward to your application!

Reference Code: 118728 


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