Senior Underwriter – Transaction Risk Insurance

P&C Underwriting Barcelona, Spain

  • Job Category:

    P&C Underwriting

  • Location:

    Barcelona, Spain

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Position at Tokio Marine HCC

Tokio Marine HCC (TMHCC) is a leading specialty insurance group with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, Ireland, and other exciting locations. With the strength and stability that comes from being a member of the Tokio Marine group, and more than forty years of growth, profitability, and stability, we offer important insurance products that most people don’t even know exist.

Just as we invest in our company, we invest in our employees’ careers. We provide our employees a collaborative and rewarding environment within which to gain the knowledge, skills, and experience that lead to a rewarding career. Our products allow our customers to take on opportunity with confidence. In turn, our competitive salaries, attractive benefits, and potential for career growth allow you to take on opportunity with confidence.



Senior Underwriter – Transaction Risk Insurance




As a Senior Underwriter focussing on Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Insurance, you will form part of a dynamic team of professionals that focus on developing our regional portfolio. You will directly report to the Transaction Risk Insurance Manager Southern Europe and, after an initial in-house training, carry out selection, analysis, and pricing of policies, as well as negotiate the insurance terms and conditions with brokers and insureds in order to issue the final contractual documentation. You will be key in helping build profitable relationships with brokers and insureds and your role will fully support and comply with the company’s objectives and standards.




  • Analyse data relating to an account: study financial, regional/national economic trends and industry conditions in the assigned underwriting discipline
  • Follow underwriting guidelines and submit underwriting, pricing and negotiations recommendations to the underwriting committee of Transaction Risk Insurance
  • Assist and oversee the performance of external legal counsel representing the company in each M&A deal
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities
  • Manage and grow the book of business
  • Develop and maintain relationships with brokers, lawyers, private equity firms, deal principals and colleagues from Tokio Marine HCC offices worldwide
  • Coordinate and/or participate in special projects including underwriting standards, best practices and legal compliance
  • Attend off-site conferences, trade shows, seminars and meetings



  • Minimum 4 to 5 years’ experience in a role focused on transactions, e.g. law firm or corporate legal department, investment banking, advisory roles in financial services, private equity; or relevant experience in TRI underwriting
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Law and/or Economics.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Spanish is a must. Additional languages for example Italian, French, Greek, etc, are a plus
  • Basic knowledge of legal exposures in transactions (taxation, breaches, litigation, price adjustment, damages, etc.)
  • Understanding of legal documentation, financial statements and tax documentation
  • Specific experience with negotiating or mediating representations and warranties or other transactional risk insurance is a plus




  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and complete on tight deadlines
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial with good commercial skills
  • Punctual, loyal and reliable
  • Team player
  • Possess sense of humour