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Senior Casualty Underwriter

  • Full Time
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Sompo International profile

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Sompo International

Sompo International Holdings Ltd. (Sompo International) is a global specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance. Sompo International companies are wholly owned subsidiaries of Sompo Holdings, Inc., whose core business encompasses one of the largest property and casualty insurance groups in the Japanese domestic market.

Through our operating subsidiaries, Sompo International underwrites agriculture, professional lines, property, aviation, marine and energy, financial and political risks and casualty and other specialty and catastrophe lines of insurance and reinsurance. Headquartered in Bermuda, we currently also have offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.

Sompo International is a company driven by its core values, a carrier that holds promise, trust and the commitment to protect at the center of everything we do. We recognize that our success is derived directly from those who matter most: our people. Our culture is defined by a commitment to integrity, teamwork, agility, execution, and excellence; and we strive to create exceptional value for our clients and shareholders and maintain Sompo International as a desirable place to work.

We are looking for an energetic and ambitious Senior Underwriter (m/f/d) to strengthen our Casualty team in Zurich for the Swiss Market.

Become part of our Sompo growth story!

As Senior Casualty Underwriter you will make a significant contribution to the growth and expansion of our Casualty portfolio in Switzerland.

The position includes the following tasks:

  • Independently manage, build and process a portfolio of profitable Casualty business and creating offers with appropriate terms and conditions to achieve expected profitability
  • Conduct contract negotiations, participate in client meetings and hold presentations to clients and brokers as part of policy renewals or new business
  • Maintain existing client and broker relationships as well as develop new business opportunities in collaboration with Business Development colleagues
  • Contribute actively to the development of underwriting strategies
  • Support the product development, maintenance and introduction to the market including monitoring of the local market product developments
  • Proactive and distinctive sales activities with brokers and clients, as well as participation in market events to promote the Sompo brand to attract new business submissions
  • Active cross-selling with other Sompo International Lines of Businesses in particular identifying insurance needs arising from an insured transaction

Desired work experience:

  • 5 to 10 years professional experience in the insurance sector, with strong knowledge in multinational Casualty Underwriting
  • Proven disciplined approach to underwriting and strong technical skills
  • Experience in a start-up environment or in developing new business and/or new products within an established company is an advantage
  • Excellent networking skills, market knowledge and relationships with clients and brokers in Switzerland

Desired qualities:

  • Analytical, energetic, creative, adaptable, meticulous, determined, independent, intelligent, disciplined, assertive, proactive, hardworking, resilient, ambitious, team player
  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work under time pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel and provide the highest quality of service
  • Languages: Fluent in German and English. French would be a plus.

Please apply if of interest!

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