About Swiss Re Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customized products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while its industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group. About the role Swiss Re is looking for an experienced Underwriting Associate to work in our\u00a0Windsor,\u00a0CT\u00a0office for our General Property line of business. If you are a motivated and detail oriented individual who enjoys working in a fast paced environment\u00a0this\u00a0opportunity\u00a0is for you!\u00a0 About the team Deliver timely and accurate customer service, account processing, administrative, technical and marketing support to the underwriting process for Property\/Casualty Underwriters. \u00a0High interaction and coordination with Underwriting, and other functional areas including, but not limited to Products, Accounting, Finance and Claims. \u00a0Regular interaction via telephone, e-mail and occasionally in person with internal and external customers. \u00a0Review, update and maintain account information, data, records and other documentation as needed; disseminate or explain information, take direction, give instructions and address internal and external customer complaints and queries. \u00a0Conduct preliminary deal analysis; prepare applicable account data for review by Underwriter. \u00a0Read, organize and work with detailed source documents from external customer information. \u00a0Assist Underwriting Team with drafting and preparing contractual documents and invoices. \u00a0Support Underwriting Teams in organizing and preparing data for client\/broker meetings. \u00a0Compose business correspondence as needed. \u00a0Occasional travel (20%) may be required to attend meetings, training sessions, seminars and programs to learn about new systems, processes and guidelines, learn new skills, and stay up to date with the Underwriting Team supported. \u00a0Actively participate on special projects, as assigned. About you \u00a0Associates Degree or equivalent; 4-year degree preferred. \u00a0Minimum 1-2 years relevant experience. Entry level will be considered. \u00a0Knowledge and understanding of commercial (property \/ casualty) insurance principles and practices a plus.\u00a0 \u00a0Excellent computer skills - Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Microsoft Excel, Outlook. \u00a0Demonstrated knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, general economic and accounting principles. \u00a0Understanding and experience with administrative and clerical procedures including managing electronic files, data and records. \u00a0Exceptional understanding of principles and processes for providing excellent customer service. This includes meeting established time and quality standards ensuring customer satisfaction. \u00a0Proven ability working in globally located team situations, understanding and demonstrating sensitivity toward cultural differences. \u00a0Capability to work independently and within a team\/group environment. \u00a0Demonstrated success working collaboratively in a matrix environment. \u00a0Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor personal work plan maintaining status and oversight of multiple submissions. \u00a0Ability to easily adapt in an ever-changing environment. \u00a0Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills. \u00a0Excellent listening, reading, written and verbal communication skills. \u00a0Proven analytical skills including ability to identify and report problems or errors while working with significant amounts of detailed information. \u00a0Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with internal and external people in a multi-cultural environment.
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The Swiss Re Group is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. Dealing direct and working through brokers, its global client base consists of insurance companies, mid-to-large-sized corporations and public sector clients. From standard products to tailor-made coverage across all lines of business, Swiss Re deploys its capital strength, expertise and innovation power to enable the risk taking upon which enterprise and progress in society depend.