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Senior Casualty Facultative Underwriter

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General Re Corporation, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is a holding company for global reinsurance and related operations, with more than 2,000 employees worldwide. It owns General Reinsurance Corporation and General Reinsurance AG, which conduct business as Gen Re.

Gen Re delivers reinsurance solutions to the Life/Health and Property/Casualty insurance industries. Represented in all major reinsurance markets through a network of more than 40 offices, we have earned superior financial strength ratings from each of the major rating agencies.

Gen Re International Facultative currently has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Casualty Facultative Underwriter based in our office in Copenhagen.

Your Role

  • You will be responsible for the marketing and underwriting of facultative business, soliciting new business, handling of accounts, underwriting and transacting facultative business.
  • As a market facing underwriter you will be out in the market, educating potential clients on our product, and developing a robust pipeline of profitable business growth opportunities and contacts.
  • You will be required to demonstrate very strong technical underwriting skills in a broad range of third-party liability classes including General Liability, Motor Liability, Specialty, and Professional Lines business
  • You will be responsible for understanding and applying Gen Re Casualty Facultative underwriting philosophy, risk appetite, and guidelines
  • Analyzing and documenting risk exposures and coverages and assessing the technical insurability and profitability of new and renewal submissions
  • Underwriting, pricing, structuring and negotiating facultative individual risk or bundled reinsurance schemes, programs, or delegated authority arrangements.
  • Building and sustaining a Casualty book of business through new business and renewal opportunities

Your Profile

  • A proven track record of successful underwriting in third party liability lines of business
  • Extensive knowledge of the Scandinavian markets is preferable.
  • Strong technical underwriting background and customer focus mindset
  • Proficiency in understanding contracts, policy forms and terms and conditions
  • Intelligence on rating with the ability to provide an external view
  • Successful track record in building / growing a sustainable portfolio through an extensive network
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Capacity to work effectively as part of team with associates in different offices
  • Well-developed interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Self-starter, ability, and willingness to take the initiative in a team-oriented environment but also to work with autonomy
  • High degree of energy / tenacity
  • Business level English language. Other language skills would be an advantage

Does this sound exciting?

Please submit your CV together with details of your salary expectations and in your cover letter please let us know what interests you about the role and why you think you would be right for the position. Submissions should be sent to Human Resources:, please put “Copenhagen Casualty Underwriter” in the title of the email.

Closing Date: 28 February 2022

Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted.


Human Resources

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Copenhagen Branch
Weidekampsgade 14A, 2nd floor
2300 Copenhagen S (Denmark)

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