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Swiss Re Asset Management Inc
in Galena Park, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Swiss Re Asset Management Inc
in Galena Park, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Underwriter

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Houston, TX, US

Senior Underwriter- Property (Houston)

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group is one of the worlds leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organized into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Groups overall mission.

About The Team:

Result and profit oriented underwriting of accounts and production of new business in the client segment of the Corporate Solutions, North America Property, Central Region Unit defined as large corporate and mid-market property accounts.

About The Role:

  • Production underwriting position responsible for handling large Global structured programs as well as 100% single-carrier accounts (ground-up property programs).
  • Accounts vary from Middle/Upper Middle Market, with purchased limits ups to USD 500m as well as Fortune 500 business.
  • Knowledge of complex program structures as well as Single Carrier business is desired.
  • Solid experience and understanding of NatCat and man-made risk management, loss-prevention and underwriting
  • Diverse industry experience a plus
  • Proven negotiation skills and ability to cross sell SR’s product offering
  • Strong business and client focus with proven business impact
  • Ability and proven track record of handling complex transactions/accounts
  • Analyses and assesses technical insurability regarding exposures and coverages on new offer and renewal submissions
  • Prepares quotations, structures programs, and offers proposals in accordance with guidelines
  • Uses Swiss Re tools and systems for the development of terms and conditions
  • Enters and maintains risk information into the various information systems and administers the accounts
  • Establishes and maintains specific industry sector know-how
  • Coaching of less experienced underwriters
  • Ability to lead internal (technical/organisational) and/or external (market/client development) projects

Representation activities:

  • Represents Swiss Re in meetings with clients, brokers, and other Swiss Re Group entities

Interaction with other parties: (internal / external contacts, suppliers and providers of this position)

  • Regular contact with brokers and clients which require competent technical know-how, negotiation- and language skills, initiative and service orientation
  • Works effectively within client teams

The position location is flexible to one of the following offices: Chicago, Houston, or Kansas City.

About You:

  • High level of insurance knowledge
  • In depth knowledge of insurance, commercial property underwriting, and the property insurance market, specifically, the Central Region territory
  • Minimum 5-10 years underwriting experience or equivalent
  • Knowledge and proficiency in the use of underwriting tools, applications, and guidelines
  • Good knowledge of English language and demonstrated proficiency
  • Keeps abreast of market environment and trends
  • Negotiating ability
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • High level of insurance knowledge
  • In depth knowledge of insurance, commercial property underwriting, and the property insurance market, specifically, the Central Region territory
  • Minimum 5-10 years underwriting experience or equivalent
  • Knowledge and proficiency in the use of underwriting tools, applications, and guidelines
  • Good knowledge of English language and demonstrated proficiency
  • Keeps abreast of market environment and trends
  • Negotiating ability
  • Ability to work in a team environment

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the practice of the Company 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.

Keywords:chicago, Houston, kansas city
Reference Code:84293


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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