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Windsor, CT, US Schaumburg, IL, US

Senior Underwriter - A&H


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 more than 13,000 employees across the world.

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


About The Team

Our team's goal is to grow and maintain a block of Stop Loss accounts below a targeted loss ratio. In this role you will analyze claims experience, loss ratio and other group-specific data to evaluate risk and develop optimal coverage solutions for our clients. Our Underwriters collaborate with the sales team, assigned client groups and underwriting management to generate proposals, resolve account management issues and service accounts. Our team handles fluctuating production workflow based on client demands and needs which results in high workload volume at peak periods.


About The Role

As a Senior Underwriter you will work to maintain profitable business according to individual and departmental goals by managing production standards, adhering to the company's underwriting philosophy, and position papers. You will evaluate the experience for a variety of groups, comparing the risk against the loss potential due to claim severity and/or frequency along with detailed updates of Underwriting fields to include identifying drivers of medical expenses in new and renewal cases referring some cases based on case details and authority limits.

  • A strong focus of the role is to cultivate, build and expand relationships with clients based on assignments by management while working closes with our internal sales group
  • You will also have the opportunity to provide insight to Senior Management that will aid in developing Underwriting policies and procedures
  • Our Senior Underwriters work closely with other Stop Loss Underwriters and mentor Associate Underwriters

About You

We're looking for someone who has these values, abilities, and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred or equivalent experience
  • Five or more years of medical stop loss insurance underwriting experience
  • Strong oral and written communications skills that leads to dynamic and collaborative interactions.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to pay attention to details
  • Knowledge of common medical terminology, diseases and their related risks
  • Familiarity with Excel and Word programs
  • Ideal candidates will distinguish themselves across multiple elements of Swiss Re's Leadership Model (thinks strategically, innovates, responds actively, collaborates, promotes excellence, stays accessible, fosters constructive debate, demonstrates an enterprise mindset).

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity apply online 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.


Reference Code: 98865 



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