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Toronto, ON, CA

Underwriting Graduate- 2023

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 Program

We are looking for upcoming graduates with strong interpersonal skills, who are eager to learn and broaden their knowledge and expertise in insurance. If you are pursuing your final year of a Bachelor degree – we invite you to apply to our graduates@swissre programme 2023.  The program offers you the chance to join the dynamic, fast-moving world of a leading risk knowledge organization. Over an 18-month period starting August 2023, you’ll receive on-and-off-the-job training, including a job rotation that gives you the opportunity to work across different business units.



About the Role
The Swiss Re Corporate Solutions business is looking for a pro-active, highly motivated and results oriented individual to join the team. Located in Toronto, your focus would be comprehensive in scope and include rotations in underwriting teams across several lines of business, , and supporting special projects. Given the Corporate Solutions business covers a wide range of lines of business, you will have the opportunity to develop a broad network inside and outside the firm. Further, you would be exposed to multiple areas of focus within insurance, resulting in a well-rounded experience.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Analyze and assess risk exposures across multiple lines of business, including Property, Casualty, as well as Financial & Professional Liability..
  • Build account summaries for new and renewal business
  • Participate in client calls or meetings alongside experienced Underwriters
  • Attend team meetings and engage/support team strategy
  • Work on special projects as they are presented throughout the work term.



About the Team

This role will report directly to the Underwriting Team Leader. The business leaders manage their respective portfolios with strong support from their underwriting teams. Together with our regional network in New York and our global network in Zurich, we ensure that our clients can access our global network of experts when required.



About You 

  • You are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree or graduate degree in a business-related field (BBA, Commerce) and will graduate in mid-2023 and have a clear interest in the Insurance industry
  • You have a strong mathematical and analytical aptitude and enjoy problem-solving and solutioning
  • You like using your strong communication skills to work with and collaborate with diverse teams, but also do not mind the opportunity for some independent work
  • You thrive working under pressure, handling multiple tasks and priorities in an often changing and/or ambiguous environment.
  • You're actively seeking to learn and develop, particularly with a focus in insurance and underwriting.


How to Apply

Please apply online at select Careers and Canada as location.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the practice of the Company to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.
During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request.  If contacted for an interview, please inform the HR Professional of the accommodation needed.

Reference Code: 119780 


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