Senior Undewriter (P&C Middle East, Africa, Russia)

Partnerre Paris , TX 75460

Posted 2 months ago

Senior Undewriter (P&C Middle East, Africa, Russia)

The position is reporting to the Head of Region and it's embedded in the Middle East, African and Russia team.

Your mission is to effectively execute PartnerRe's P&C underwriting strategy within the allocated markets up to the underwriting authorities limits provided for Treaty and FAC business. In more detail your responsibilities will be to:

  • 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

  • Acquire and maintain new profitable business in this region, particularly African business

  • Consult and provide solutions for your clients, and organize workshops for them

  • Define strategy and actions in the MEAR region

  • Participate in conferences and seminars as a speaker

  • Interact effectively with other Business Units and departments such as, Accounting,

Claims, Wording, as well as the CAT Modeling team to ensure timely CAT pricing

  • Handle administrative task, such as review contractual documents and endorsement requests, data input, maintain data quality of portfolio, etc.

  • Provide market information to our internal peers

  • Prepare various reports for the management

About you

As a successful Underwriter you ensure PartnerRe's best position with its clients in the region you are responsible for. You take time to listen to the needs and demands they face, and review how to best serve 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 convince them of our solutions. You are passionate about finding solutions for our clients, and are the go-to partner for P&C risk challenges.

In addition, you have the following background, skills and mindset:

  • University degree

  • In-depth insurance and reinsurance knowledge

  • Treaty and FAC knowledge and experience expected

  • Min. 7 years of Underwriting experience, thereof at least 3 years in the reinsurance industry in the Middle East with respective knowledge of MEAR markets and competitors is essential

  • Strong business acumen, and demonstrated ability in communicating effectively with clients and internal partners at different levels

  • Engaging personality that persuades clients not only due to excellent analytical capabilities, but as well by understanding their needs and delivering proactively solutions that create buy-in

  • Excellent negotiation skills with a high level of creativity, and ability to articulate the value of our solutions to our clients

  • Fluency in English is required, other languages a plus

  • Readiness to act within defined policies and procedures

  • Ability to travel frequently

What can we offer you

An international environment, where you will be challenged and are in charge of a diverse range of responsibilities. Our structure fosters collaboration with various partners in different locations.

One of PartnerRe's core strengths is its technical know-how and relationship management, built over many years of investment in the right people who continually strive to live up to the promise of our name, PartnerRe.


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