Senior Casualty Underwriter - 13093

Job No:  13093
Senior Casualty Underwriter
Location:  Johannesburg
Salary:  R 750 000 - R 900 000 Per Anum

Our client a leading reinsurance company working on topics today that will concern the whole of society tomorrow, whether that be client change, major construction projects, gene technology or space travel. Find solutions to these challenges through a network of highly qualified professionals who anticipate risks, work on tailor made solutions and expertly advices their clients. If you want to help shape the future as part of one of their teams, then we look forward to talking to you.


  • Acquire and develop customized solutions transactions in line with the Companies strategy

  • Analyse risks and exposures for the purpose of underwriting, pricing and accumulation control

  • Support underwriters in transacting customized solutions business taking accountability for structuring and pricing

  • Cultivate relationships with cedants and brokers for business development purposes and exploit new business potential through these sources

  • Propose strategies and define target clients/programs for business under jobholder’s responsibility

  • Contribute to developing/maintaining underwriting expertise

  • Conduct market and portfolio analysis, and prepare reports

  • Negotiate with clients on product-related topics and other class-specific issues in liaison with client management

  • Demonstrate opinion leadership on selected class-specific topics (e.g. internal and external training sessions, seminars, workshops, specialist presentations, publications, interviews


  • University B-degree in law and/or risk management and/or mathematics/statistics/economics and/or suitable progress towards FIISA or FCII.

  • 7+ years’ experience as a pricing actuary and/or reinsurance underwriter casualty treaty

  • Advanced knowledge in liability products and/or pricing of non-standard reinsurance solutions

  • Strong team player with strong analytical skills

  • Good communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and willingness to share knowledge within the team

  • High level of commitment and ability to work under pressure

  • Solution-oriented with a proactive, efficient and independent work style

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills in English. Additional language skills is an advantage.