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Windsor, CT, US Kansas City, MO, US

Underwriting Assistant (Hybrid Work Model)

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


This position coordinates, inputs and analyzes reports for the Underwriter to prepare a stop-loss insurance quote for our client partners via received Requests for Proposals (RFP). This role will also eventually have additional responsibilities for analyzing and preparing applications and policies for contracts. This opportunity provides dedicated and energized individuals with a detailed understanding of processing Stop Loss.


In this role you will initially:


  • Process submissions applying internal software and guidelines meeting required turnaround times for both standard and rush requests
  • Compile, sort and verify information received for completeness
  • Apply the appropriate SOP's for each task as well as the Guidelines & Expectations document for related work
  • Work alongside clients to collect missing data required to process the RFP and/or application for contract
  • Monitor submission status and follow-up on outstanding documents to finalize
  • Collaborate with key partners including, but not limited to, Underwriting, Sales, Regulatory Operations and other departments as well as outside producers
  • Participate in various projects as required of the team from time to time
  • Maintain and update SOP and reference guides as needed


Additional Contracts responsibilities will include:


  • Assemble and revise contracts and contract riders for new and renewing client sales
  • Partner with compliance and finance teams for resolution of contract issues
  • Handle Plan Document files, including acceptance correspondence
  • Perform International Trade Control checks using Bridger application
  • Obtain and maintain Master Data Management (MDM) numbers and corresponding information
  • Review and ensure compliance with applicable state compliance and licensing regulations


This position can be filled in our Windsor, CT or Kansas City, MO office.



About the Team


We are a strong, collaborative team with a host of responsibilities that are integral to successfully supporting Underwriting at Swiss Re.  No two days are alike as we navigate a fast-paced environment to support our Underwriters, Sales Team, Finance partners and more.  We uphold the Swiss Re Behavior Imperatives, foster a respectful workplace and work together as a team to help one another, train and mentor our new colleagues and have a lot of fun in the process!



About You


  • Associates degree in finance, mathematics or a related field preferred or equivalent experience
  • Strong verbal, written, and analytical skills
  • Takes personal accountability and able to lead and complete assigned work independently, and with high accuracy with regards to details
  • Adept in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Competency in proofreading and reviewing work
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and files within a paperless environment using specified applications
  • Self-starter with initiative in identifying areas of improvement to processes
  • Ideal candidates will be proficient in English



Additional Comments


As with many roles, some peak seasonal periods may require overtime as well as flexibility with scheduled time away. 

If learning new things excites you and you enjoy contributing to the success of a results-oriented team then we encourage you to apply today!



Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice 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 Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


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