Surety Manager, Benelux

Netherlands - Rotterdam-Marten Meesweg


Surety Manager, Benelux
Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients.
The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise and local operations globally.
The insurance companies of Chubb serve multinational corporations, mid-size and small businesses with property and casualty insurance and services; affluent and high net worth individuals with substantial assets to protect; individuals purchasing life, personal accident, supplemental health, homeowners, automobile and other specialty insurance coverage; companies and affinity groups providing or offering accident and health insurance programs and life insurance to their employees or members; and insurers managing exposures with reinsurance coverage.
With $150 billion in assets and $37 billion of gross written premiums in 2014* on a pro forma basis, Chubb’s core operating insurance companies maintain financial strength ratings of AA from Standard & Poor’s and A++ from A.M. Best.
Chubb’s parent company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index.
Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 30,000 people worldwide.

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer, with operations in 54 countries, exceptional financial strength, and a broad range of personal and commercial insurance products. We combine the precision of craftsmanship with decades of experience to conceive, craft and deliver the very best insurance coverage and service to individuals and families, and businesses of all sizes. In Benelux we are an organization of 170 employees. We are now looking for a business driven Surety Manager.  The role is based in Rotterdam focusing on our Benelux organisation, working closely with colleagues across the Benelux countries.

We are looking for: 

A manager to lead the department and dictate strategy in alignment with group strategy  

An enthusiastic, highly motivated and open-minded Surety Underwriter

A high-quality underwriting analyst and decision-maker, consistent with risk appetite and underwriting guidelines. 

A pro-active underwriter promoting and supporting business development.

Responsibilities to include

Building and maintaining a profitable book of Surety business throughout the region

Organize, lead and participate in client meetings and networks

Originate new business relationships and transaction opportunities/grow the business with existing clients and be accountable for the performance of assigned clients and transactions

Implementing pricing and selection standards that support strategic objectives and achieve desired financial goals set by management

Providing highest level of product quality and customer service

Interact regularly with clients and brokers to collect relevant information, to originate new business and to ensure client monitoring/relationship management of current portfolio

Ensure completion of administrative tasks such as reporting, system data entries and maintenance/ Independent review of corporate credit information: annual statements, interim reporting, budgets and credit lines; create risk assessments and annual reviews 

Ensure processing of contractual documentation 

Overseeing issuance of Surety policies 

Experience & Qualifications:

  • University Degree preferably in Economics and/or Business Administration
  • Plus ideally a Master Degree in Finance or equivalent
  • Fluent orally and in writing in Dutch and English plus ideally German and/or French
  • At least 5 years of experience in a surety underwriting department or trade finance department with Focus on Corporate clients, preferably International.

Work Location: Rotterdam-Marten Meesweg
Job Function: Underwriting
Employment Type: Permanent

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