Zurich, Zurich, CH
Facultative Underwriter Casualty (80-100%)
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.
About the role
Is underwriting your passion? Would you like to use and broaden your underwriting knowledge in one of the best reinsurance companies in the world? Does the interaction with clients excite you?
Join our team! We are looking for a highly motivated, ambitious Facultative Underwriter Casualty for our team in Zurich covering markets in EMEA.
Your job will entail originating, evaluating and underwriting facultative business within your assigned portfolios. You will be able to assess a wide range of risk types with your experience and by utilizing state-of-the-art models. An important part of your role will be to foster client and broker relationships and develop new opportunities with prospective clients. You will collaborate with client managers, market underwriters and treaty underwriters in a cross-functional team. Together we build on our partnerships with our clients and share our knowledge, with the objective to bring value for the client and Swiss Re. This role offers you lots of space to develop own ideas and find creative solutions.
About the Team
We are a diverse and international team with very high level of entrepreneurial spirit, energy and expertise, that we aim to compliment and strengthen together with your support.
Whilst we build on our relationship with our clients we share our expertise and know how, with the objective to bring value for the client and Swiss Re. We gather more experience, develop ourselves and have fun.
We are happy to meet you if you:
• Hold University degree equivalent
• Have 3 to 5 years of experience in Casualty underwriting (insurance or reinsurance) or in the facultative broker business, preferably in a market in Europe, Middle East or Africa
• Have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
• Have outstanding analytical skills
• You are pragmatic, solution- and result-oriented and get the job done
• Are outstanding teammate who can work independently and takes ownership for making decisions
• See yourself as a sales person and dealmaker
• Are forward-thinking, trustworthy, enthusiastic and curious to learn
Do you have a client centric focus? Are you passionate about succeeding? If so, we would love to hear from you!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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