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Senior CAT Underwriter in Insurance Linked Strategies (w/m)

Senior CAT Underwriter in Insurance Linked Strategies (w/m) #114094Schweiz-Switzerland - Region Zurich-Zürich |   Vollzeit | Private Banking and Wealth Management | 
Stellen ID 114094Product SpecialistEnglish
We Offer 


  • You the opportunity to join a dynamic, challenging and highly interesting position in the alternative market environment as a Senior CAT Underwriter at a leading ILS Fund Manager with a worldwide focus in Switzerland
  • The responsibility to manage, administrate and monitor assigned lines of business and handle risk referrals and submissions (incl. selection of risks, review of cover structures, exposures, wordings)
  • You the chance to be able to lead discussions and negotiations with brokers and counterparties and ensure appropriate execution of transactions
  • The maintenance and expansion of professional relationships with existing and prospective counterparties, brokers, and third parties
  • The accountability to prepare investment and market analyses, trade-recommendations, presentations and reports to management and committees to ensure appropriate well-informed and risk-reward decision-making
  • Coordination tasks with internal parties (e.g. Portfolio Management, Modeling and Analytics, Operations, Legal and Compliance) and external parties such as fronting companies
  • The analysis and monitoring of (re-)insurance market intelligence and trends;, you will assess the implications for underwriting, investment strategy and business opportunities and establish forward-looking views and recommendations
  • The opportunity to develop new business, including performing initial vetting of opportunities in coordination with internal experts


You Offer 

  • A university degree in Economics, Mathematics, Natural Sciences or similar
  • At least 7 years of underwriting experience and you have a successful track record in Property Treaty business in the reinsurance industry, experience in the North American market would be considered a plus
  • The ability to meet visionary goals in order to push CSILS’ portfolios to the next level
  • Profound experience with underwriting and pricing tools, including third party vendor models (RMS, AIR)
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills in fluent English
  • Very good analytical, mathematical and technical skills and you have an entrepreneurial spirit
  • A structured, dedicated and time efficient working approach
  • Ability to work autonomously in a team environment
  • Readiness to travel on a regular basis


Ms. V. Eichenberger would be happy to review your application, please apply via our careers portal

Senior CAT Underwriter in Insurance Linked Strategies (w/m)


Veröffentlicht am 20.08.2018