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Zurich, Zurich, CH

Treaty Underwriter Political Violence

About the Role and the Team


We are looking for a dynamic, open-minded and business oriented underwriter to join our Political Violence underwriting team. You will be underwriting treaty business and support facultative reinsurance underwriters in cooperation with deal teams. The job includes portfolio steering, trend analysis and development of costing parameters as well as marketing and sales activities in the designated markets in accordance with Swiss Re's value proposition. You will develop new opportunities with tailored and bespoke solutions for clients to further strengthen their core business, which contributes to their and our success. 


The Opportunity


Your main responsibilities in this role include:

  • Underwrite and develop treaty business
  • Lead discussions and negotiations with brokers and clients and support internal cross selling initiatives
  • Analyze and anticipate future trends to improve our product offering
  • Support continuous development of the costing platform and accumulation control
  • Collaborate with colleagues from claims, accounting, finance and contracts & wordings


About You


  • Degree in Science, Business or equivalent education, with a Minimum of 3 years work experience in a relevant insurance or reinsurance underwriting function
  • Sound mathematical background with an extensive technical appreciation of costing methods and strong analytical skills
  • Excellent command of the English language, French is a plus
  • Outstanding teammate, who can also work independently and take responsibility for making decisions
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to frame problems and solutions quickly and concisely
  • You are effective in establishing and building credibility quickly and maintaining relationships with internal and external clients and peers


If you are that ambitious individual, who enjoys taking on new challenges, cultivation and fostering opportunities, to craft and build on existing successes of the team, then we would really like to hear from you.


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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace 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 and their passion for sustainability.



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