PartnerRe Ltd. is a leading global reinsurer, providing multi-line reinsurance to insurance companies. It is a dynamic, challenging, and rewarding place to work. We are always looking for bright,…
Underwriter (Specialty Lines Financial Risks)
PartnerRe Ltd. is a leading global reinsurer, providing multi-line reinsurance to insurance companies. It is a dynamic, challenging, and rewarding place to work. We are always looking for bright, proactive people with expert knowledge skills, and integrity to join our international team. Our culture is based on trust, responsibility, openness, and initiative, and we pride ourselves on delivering the best possible reinsurance solutions for our clients.
We are seeking for our Zurich office a dynamic and results-oriented Underwriter to join our Financial Risks department.
In this role you will execute PartnerRe’s Financial Risks underwriting strategy within the allocated markets and products and within the underwriting authority provided for Treaty and FAC business. Also to broaden your area of technical expertise across the different products and lines of business within Financial Risks.
In more detail your area of duties will be:
Handle results-oriented underwriting by building-up, developing and monitoring a technically sound and profitable portfolio, this includes pricing in coordination with Pricing Actuaries and ensuring that all underwriting actions and decisions are properly documented
Supporting, visiting, and managing international client relationships, including working with the team to provide client solutions.
Executing underwriting and portfolio strategy within areas of responsibility.
Participating in industry conferences and seminars
Interact and coordinate effectively with other Business Units and departments such as, Global Accounts, P&C Regions, Accounting, Claims, and Wording,
Handle administrative tasks, such as review contractual documents and endorsement requests, data input, maintain data quality of portfolio, risk accumulation control, etc.
Expand technical know-how and ability in existing & new areas of Financial Risk expertise in Credit, Surety, Political Risk and Financial Guarantee
As a successful Underwriter you ensure PartnerRe’s well positioned and is the go-to reinsurer for clients and brokers in your area, and support the team in best serving them. As a resourceful discussion partner you articulate the value of our solutions and long-term partnership. With your in-depth understanding of our clients’ business, strategy, underwriting approach and the related exposures you assist in providing risk and capital management reinsurance solutions. You are enthusiastic about the development of the business and products, as well as being results and profitability oriented.
In addition, you have the following background, skills and mindset:
Minimum of three to five years of direct experience in Credit, Surety, or Political risk insurance and/or trade finance or project finance experience in a financial institution.
demonstrated ability in communicating effectively with clients and internal partners at different levels
Passion for learning and broadening your technical expertise in Financial risks and reinsurance
Multilingual (fluency in English is required)
Team player with good interpersonal skills
Willingness to frequently travel internationally
What can we offer you
An international environment, where you will be challenged to utilize and expand your expertise in a wide range of responsibilities and application. Our worldwide business unit structure allows multi location interaction and teamwork both within the business unit and the company as well as with our external partners.
One of PartnerRe’s core strengths and values is to develop underwriters which can complement technical capabilities with a client focused approach to develop successful client partnerships.
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