Underwriter Marine
AXA XL Insurance
Underwriter Marine

DISCOVER  your opportunity

Our underwriting teams set us apart, our experienced underwriting professionals use their specialized expertise to underwrite even the most complex and global risks innovatively. A rare and exciting position is now available in our Marine team for an Underwriter to support and grow the Marine insurance product in the Nordic region.

Role Purpose

We are looking for someone passionate about doing business and driving growth in a competitive market with a genuine focus on client service. Previous marine underwriting experience or knowledge of marine law and insurance is a requirement. We also want you to have strong negotiation skills and a solution-oriented approach with the ability to organize and prioritize with both individual and the team’s best interest in mind.

Your responsibilities will include underwriting the growing book of primarily marine cargo insurance in all four Nordic countries. The work includes setting up insurance programs, monitor and evaluate exposures and keep awareness of claims and profitability for the whole portfolio as well as the individual client. One of your key tasks will be to build and maintain relationships with brokers, clients and other business stakeholders.

You will be based in the AXA XL Stockholm office and will report to the Marine Underwriting Manager for the Nordic region. The position requires travelling, both domestically and abroad.  

Strategy and Execution

  • Analysis and evaluation of risks.
  • Negotiate with producers to achieve profit objectives.
  • Grow your expertise with the products, services and targeted markets.
  • Underwrite, manage and service the existing portfolio and produce new business.
  • Maintain awareness of all claims advised while supporting and providing input on settlement of claims.
  • Identify and drive new product development opportunities.


SHARE your talent
We’re looking for someone who has these qualifications and skills:

  • 3-5 years of relevant Marine cargo underwriting experience.
  • University degree in law, finance/business or engineering preferably with a focus on insurance, logistics or transportation or other related fields, or qualification by similar experience.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) in English and Swedish.
  • Good IT knowledge and in particular Microsoft Office Excel.
  • Ability to respond to a changing environment with flexibility and innovation.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.


Applications should be made via the online form in the Career section on AXA XL’s website:

Job Description - Marine Underwriter - Nordic Region (78103124D20220708) (taleo.net)

If you have questions about the position, please contact the AXA XL Marine Underwriting Manager Nordic region, Petronella Borggren, at petronella.borggren@axaxl.com or +46 (0) 768 798 842.

FIND your future

AXA XL, the P&C and specialty risk division of AXA, is known for solving complex risks. For mid-sized companies, multinationals and even some inspirational individuals we don’t just provide re/insurance, we reinvent it.

How? By combining a strong and efficient capital platform, data-driven insights, leading technology, and the best talent in an agile and inclusive workspace, empowered to deliver top client service across all our lines of business − property, casualty, professional, financial lines and specialty.

With an innovative and flexible approach to risk solutions, we partner with those who move the world forward.

Learn more at axaxl.com

Corporate Responsibility 

At AXA XL our approach to corporate responsibility (CR) is the same as our approach to business; constantly seeking to provide innovative solutions to the world’s most complex problems.

  • Climate: We’re reducing our carbon footprint, protecting ecosystems and exploring how our business can help build a better world. 
  • Water: We’re developing water resilience where it is — and will be — needed most. 
  • Financial resilience: We’re helping create opportunities for the unemployed and underemployed, so they can be better prepared for unexpected changes. 
  • Hearts in Action: We have established volunteering and charitable giving programs to help colleagues support causes that matter most to them, known as our “Hearts in Action” programs.  

Learn more on the Corporate Responsibility section on our website. 

Inclusion & Diversity 
At AXA XL, we know that an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce enable business growth and are critical to our success. That’s why we have made a strategic commitment to attract, develop, advance and retain the most diverse workforce possible, while creating an inclusive culture where everyone can bring their full selves to work and can reach their highest potential. It’s about helping one another — and our business — to move forward and succeed. 

  • Five Business Resource Groups focused on gender, LGBTQ+, race/ethnicity, disability and inclusion with 20 Chapters around the globe 
  • Robust support for Flexible Working Arrangements 
  • Enhanced family friendly leave benefits 
  • Named to the Diversity Best Practices Index 
  • Signatory to the UK Women in Finance Charter 

Learn more at axaxl.com/about-us/inclusion-and-diversity

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