Add value with your in-depth engineering know-how

Our client is a highly successful international reinsurer with numerous offices located in the most important market places. The company`s specialists have been writing engineering business for more than 30 years and it has become one of the core specialty lines within the group. The office in Zurich serves its counterparts on a global basis and in joint coordination with their corresponding Market Divison responsibles. To further strengthen the team in Zurich, we have been requested to find a highly qualified and motivated individual as an

Underwriter / Senior Underwriter Engineering

In a medium-size team of engineering professionals and in close cooperation with the Chief Underwriting Officer Engineering, you will analyse and assess worldwide treaty engineering business, reinsurance capacities, contract wordings and terms and conditions. It also includes, ensuring that guidelines and best practices are adhered to. In addition, you also monitor insurance clients` strategies to underwrite engineering business. A proactive client relationship management is key to building longterm partnership. You support and review the development of new products and changing market conditions and also provide essential technical input to the regional Market Divisions. As a graduate engineer with industry and/or practical field experience, you thoroughly understand and identify existing and potential hidden risks in the various fields and - if necessary - you come up with relevant proposals for mutually acceptable and beneficial solutions.

You are seen as an entrepreneurial, though practical thinker and hands-on type of person. Your well developed interpersonal skills help you to communicate at ease with partners on all levels and cultures. An excellent command of German and English is a must, Spanish would also be extremely useful. We would also welcome any direct re/insurance underwriting experience. If you are attracted by being part of a lively international community and appreciate a good team spirit and swift decision making, then please do not hesitate to send your résumé and cover letter to: Peter Hoppler or Roland Staub.

  • Job title Underwriter / Senior Underwriter Engineering
  • Sector Finanzdienstleister
  • Region Grossraum Zürich
  • Status Archiv
  • Your consultant Peter Hoppler

„Sport ist ein perfekter Ausgleich zum Beruf und eine Herausforderung an die körperliche Leistungsfähigkeit. Planung, Vorbereitung und taktisches Verhalten bilden auch hier die Grundvoraussetzungen für einen erfolgreichen Wettkampf.“

Martin Käser

Tel. +41 31 326 23 23

Education & Experience

Kaufmann und Personalleiter SKP. Nach der Grundausbildung als Bereichspersonalleiter im Detail- und Grosshandel tätig, anschliessend über 15 Jahre als Leiter Human Resources in Divisionen mit internationaler Ausrichtung bei Ascom AG in Bern, zuletzt Leiter Human Resources bei Selecta Schweiz. Geschäftsführender Partner der E.M.S. AG, Bern.

Martin Käser
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