Senior Underwriter Financial Institutions

Philip Jung Consulting
Are you looking for a unique opportunity in an expanding environment? Our client is a leading insurance and investment organization. For its regional office in Zurich we are looking for a
Senior Underwriter Financial Institutions

To write profitable FI business in line with the underwriting plan, using professional judgment to achieve the
target premium revenue, return on premium and business growth, manage the day-to-day operations of the
FI book in Zurich. Whilst operating in line with the underwriting manual and general compliance/regulatory
and Company procedures. Additionally, manage and grow distribution by enhancing broker relationships at
a line of business level and implement and effectively monitor business initiatives.


– Underwrite profitable business in accordance with business plans.
– Develop broker and client relationships to optimise opportunities to lead business, arranging or attending
regular meetings, presentations and events.
– Seek to grow market share by increasing awareness of technical expertise with outside parties.
– Identify future areas of business opportunity and develop plan for growth to be reviewed and agreed by
the CUO (Financial Lines).
– Support the CUO (Financial Lines) in producing a FI team business strategy for approval by the Head
of Casualty, CUO (Zurich) and the Board.


– 10 years’ experience in the Zurich Market;
– Advanced knowledge of specific class of business;
– Market wordings and clauses;
– Reinsurance practices;
– Up-to-date knowledge of claims activity and handling to inform future underwriting decisions;
– Sound appreciation of the global insurance and reinsurance market;
– Current book of business and risk appetite;
– Levels of authority and associated authorisation processes; and
– Underwriting manual, pricing/rating tools and slip and file construction.

– Advanced numeracy;
– Analytical and problem solving skills;
– Negotiation, judgment and decision making ability;
– Business development and marketing skills;
– Professional business writing and presentation skills;
– Team and individual management skills and practices; and
– Technical coaching/training skills.
– Fluent Germand and English skills.

Interested? Looking forward to receiving your application.

Philip Jung Consulting
Herr Philip Jung
Steinbockgasse 5
8001 Zürich
043 344 99 40
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