POSITION: SENIOR UNDERWRITER CASUALTY
APPLICATION: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
CONTACT: PER SVANTESSON: 91 90 12 88
CONTACT: KRISTIN LOSSIUS: 40 30 50 40
Berkley Nordic is seeking a proactive, communicative and business-oriented underwriter to expand its Oslo office. The main responsibility for this role will be to grow and develop Berkley Nordic’s casualty portfolio in Norway. The Senior Underwriter will report to the Nordic Head of Casualty Lines in Stockholm and will work closely with the Nordic team.
Key responsibilities include:
Underwriting of new business
Renewal of existing business
Strategic planning, driving business development and market activities
Maintaining a high level of service towards brokers and clients
Interact with and follow up of relevant stakeholders
Desired background and qualifications:
Relevant professional qualification, preferably Master of Laws
Minimum 10 years relevant casualty underwriting or broking experience from the insurance industry. Experience from Professional Indemnity underwriting or broking is extra qualifying.
Strong communication and presentation skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Norwegian, or other Scandinavian language
Desired personal skills:
Commercial and flexible mindset, with an ability to meet deadlines
Strong networking and relationship skills
Team player with ambition and drive
High level of integrity
Berkley Nordic offers a challenging position in a positive, competent and international working environment. Berkley Nordic’s Norwegian office is located in central Oslo. Some travelling will be required, primarily within the Nordics.
Berkley Insurance is a specialist insurer with branch offices in UK, Spain, Ireland, Norway, Sweden and Germany. Each of the operating units in Berkley participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. This decentralized structure provides financial accountability and incentives to local management and enables us to attract and retain the highest caliber professionals. We have the expertise and resources to utilize our strengths in the present environment, and the flexibility to anticipate, innovate and respond to whatever opportunities and challenges the future may hold. Berkley has over 200 employees across all branches in Europe.
Berkley Nordic is part of W.R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, a well-respected Fortune 500 Company listed on NYSE.