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Underwriter - Financial Lines (D&O, PI, FI)

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    Underwriting & Claims

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  • Salary:

    Swiss Franc180000 - Swiss Franc220000 per annum

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    Ben Barker

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  • Published:

    9 mesi fa

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Location: Zurich, Switzerland


A leading global insurance company is looking for an experienced Senior Financial Lines Underwriter to join their team in Zurich. In this role, you will be responsible for underwriting and managing a portfolio of D&O, Professional Indemnity or Financial Institutions lines of business. You will be working with a team of professionals to identify and assess risks, develop and maintain relationships with brokers and clients, and provide innovative solutions to meet the needs of clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Underwrite and manage a portfolio of D&O, Professional Indemnity or Financial Institutions lines of business
  • Analyze and assess risks, including financial analysis and legal reviews
  • Develop and maintain relationships with brokers and clients
  • Negotiate and structure insurance programs
  • Provide technical expertise and support to the team
  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments and regulatory changes
  • Collaborate with other departments to enhance the client experience
  • Ensure compliance with internal policies and external regulations


  • Strong and proven insurance technical experience in lead business in the Swiss Commercial D&O, PI or FI market
  • Strong network in Swiss Financial Lines market
  • Has a proven track record in delivering results
  • Has a strong knowledge of underwriting concepts, practices and procedures
  • Strong verbal, negotiation, sales, marketing and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Timely, accurate and able to prioritise
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills
  • Demonstrates initiative and drive
  • Excellent team player
  • Flexibility of hours and possibility of travel (Switzerland and international) may be required

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