Underwriting Assistant Underwriting Assistant …

Swiss Re Asset Management Inc
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Swiss Re Asset Management Inc
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Underwriting Assistant

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Chicago, IL, US

Underwriting Assistant

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customized products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while its industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.

About The Role

Swiss Re is looking for an Underwriting Associate to work in our Chicago, IL office supporting our North American Central Property and Engineering & Construction line of businesses. If you describe yourself as a motivated, cooperative and detail oriented individual who enjoys working in a challenging environment this opportunity is for you!

About the role

  • We are looking for someone who thrives in a role that requires high interaction and coordination with underwriters, near-shore/off-shore, other functional areas including, but not limited to Products, Finance, Claims, and Policy Processing.
  • Customer centric individuals who enjoy high volume interaction via telephone, e-mail, or in person with customers delivering high value customer service will succeed in this role.
  • Do you love seeking answers to difficult questions by reviewing files, records, and other documentation as needed?
  • Conduct preliminary deal analysis; prepare applicable account data for review by underwriter or client manager.
  • Read, organize and work with detailed source documents from external customer information, determine appropriate next steps.
  • We are looking for someone who has a strong desire to support underwriting teams in organizing and preparing data for client/broker meetings.
  • Candidates with experience composing business correspondence, are strongly encouraged to apply
  • You will have the opportunity to participate on special projects, as assigned.

About You

  • Associates Degree or equivalent; 4-year degree preferred
  • Minimum 1-2 years relevant experience.
  • Entry level will be considered.
  • Knowledge and understanding of commercial property, engineering and construction insurance principles and practices preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills - Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Microsoft Excel, Outlook.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of arithmetic and algebra, administrative and clerical procedures including managing files and records, general economic and accounting principles, and principles and processes for providing customer service.
  • This includes meeting established time and quality standards ensuring customer happiness.
  • Proven ability working in globally located team situations, understanding and demonstrating sensitivity toward cultural differences.
  • Detail oriented individuals strongly encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrated success working collaboratively in a matrix environment.
  • Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinates, and monitor personal work plan maintaining status and oversight of multiple submissions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with internal and external people in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Excellent listening, reading, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong customer focus and service orientation.

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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Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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