Senior Underwritter - Paris

💡 Company in transition
Long-term contract
Localisation Paris
Posted on 02-07-2023

AXA Climate

La Raison d'être d'AXA Climate est d'aider la planète Terre à devenir une véritable partie prenante de toutes les entreprises. Notre Mission est l'adaptation climatique et environnementale.

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La Raison d’être d’AXA Climate est d’aider la planète Terre à devenir une véritable partie prenante de toutes les entreprises.
La Mission d’AXA Climate, c’est l’adaptation climatique et environnementale. Au service de cette mission, 4 différents métiers ! 

  • La formation - via des contenus digitaux, scientifiques pour mettre en mouvement tous les collaborateurs, leur donner les compétences et les outils. 
  • Le conseil - pour impacter en local, via des actions d’adaptation concrètes.
  • L’assurance et le financement - pour sécuriser celles et ceux qui s’adaptent, et impactent. 

✨ Your job as Senior Underwriter
As part of AXA Climate Insurance team, the Senior Underwriter has a key responsibility for the business both in terms of growth and profitability, not only to deliver the plan in the day to day, but also to build the strategic assets enabling the delivery of the plan. Here are the main challenges and missions you will be accountable for:
 Underwrite parametric insurance deals
 Manage risk analysts who are doing the pricing of the structures
 Ensure healthy conversion of leads while maintaining targeted Loss Ratios
 Manage legal and regulatory constraints
 Drive the business development of the region with the local business developers:
 Work hand in hand with business developers in their mission to grow the pipeline
 Build new products based on clients’ needs
 Create innovative structures to mitigate impact of climate risks for prospective clients
 Build and manage relationship with brokers:
 Develop personal network among brokers of the region
 Educate brokers to the specificities and advantages of the parametric covers
 Focus on the ones who see a true potential to the parametric value proposition


🏆 About you
Technical Skills:
 Expertise of underwriting and pricing
 Expertise of Climate and Natural Catastrophes underwriting (typhoons, earthquake, drought, temperatures…)
 Expertise of business development (new business with customers / brokers)
 Expertise of negotiation (i.e.: interactions with external stakeholders)

Behavioral Skills:
 Solution oriented
 Good communications skills
 Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people
 Negotiation skills

Experience required:
 + 5 years of underwriting, ideally on property CAT or agri
 Direct contact and work with insurance brokers in past experiences is a plus

🎆 What you can expect?
 Build a top-tier Environmental brand
 Evolve in a high-growth environment
 Work for a global Sustainable goal who will have a positive impact on our planet
 Be part of a fun & caring team

🎁 Our perks
 1000m² brand new offices in the center of Paris (Paris 9e, métro Grands Boulevards)
 Regular team events
 Flexible remote policy
 Personal credit (3.000€ / year) for training & upskilling on the competencies of your choice
 eNPS (employee satisfaction score) of 68!

Thank you for considering AXA Climate, we’re looking forward to learning more about you!