Regional Financial Lines Underwriter, MENA - #25637

Chubb INA Holdings Inc.

Date: 6 days ago
City: Dubai
Contract type: Full time
The Opportunity

Are you someone with a strong underwriting background, with knowledge of the MENA market and of all Financial Lines products, including Cyber? The role suits an experienced underwriter who enjoys underwriting and trading in a very dynamic market, with the desire to learn and grow a profitable portfolio in a very strong and resilient team

Reporting to the Regional Head of Financial Lines for the MENA region, you will be underwriting all Financial Lines risks/products and will be engaging with all of Chubb’s main RI partners. We are looking for someone with a strong technical underwriting background, knowledge of all main products, with emphasis on the Cyber market and product.

The work includes underwriting in accordance to Chubb’s appetite and guidelines, quoting, and supporting the with admin and the manager on the necessary tasks to maximize performance on both the workflow and profitability. You will also be expected to represent Chubb externally and internally, engaging with a range of stakeholders, including but not limiting to, senior management, clients, RI brokers, cedents, and direct brokers.

Your Responsibilities for this role may include, but are not limited to:

Represent and promote Chubb at all levels across the region; to Brokers, Cedents, Clients and to all other internal and external partners.
Enhance visibility and develop external market awareness, provide flexible strategies to support changing market dynamics and to deliver exceptional service at all times.
Responsible to underwrite all Financial Lines products, including Cyber
Optimize performance to help deliver Chubb MENA’s targets
Develop and own many Financial Lines underwriting tasks
Input into furthering technical understanding of current and emerging risks, opportunities and customers
Review wordings
Identify profitable opportunities in the market
Work on tasks optimizations, improving efficiency

What skills & experience are required?

Ability to engage and influence a broad range of internal and external stakeholders

Knowledge of the MENA market

Excellent communications skills

Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to identify and solve issues using own initiative

A professional who is recognised by the market that exudes all qualities expected of a Chubb Underwriter

Relationships with reinsurance and direct brokers

Strong technical underwriting knowledge preferably in Cyber

ACII or progress towards is preferred though not essential

Fluent in English (Arabic and/or French advantageous)

Integrity. Client focus. Respect. Excellence. Teamwork
Our core values dictate how we live and work. We’re an ethical and honest company that’s wholly committed to its clients. A business that’s engaged in mutual trust and respect for its employees and partners. A place where colleagues perform at the highest levels. And a working environment that’s collaborative and supportive.

Diversity & Inclusion. At Chubb we consider our people our chief competitive advantage and as such we treat colleagues, candidates, clients, and business partners with equality, fairness and respect, regardless of their age, disability, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or family circumstances.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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