‘Perceptive Underwriting’


Underwriter Trade Credit and Political Risk – Equinox Global Inc

PositionUnderwriter Trade Credit and Political Risk – Equinox Global Inc

LocationNew York

Reporting toUS Country Head

Job Summary

We are looking for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit to join our growing, innovative Trade Credit and Political Risk Underwriting team.  

Equinox underwrites short term trade credit insurance on behalf of Lloyd’s of London.  We are a small team based in New York and part of the Nexus Group, an independent specialty MGA group.   We have offices in the UK, USA, Germany, France and the Netherlands. Equinox Global is part of the Nexus Group, an independent specialty MGA group. Further information on www.equinoxglobal.com and www.nexusunderwriting.com

Principal Duties/Responsibilities

  • The role:

    • Underwriting new and renewal trade credit business and negotiating policy terms and conditions;
    • Generating new business sales via proactive development of the broker network;
    • Servicing an existing book of trade credit insurance;
    • Developing strong relationships with brokers, insured’s and prospects to facility submission flow, profitable portfolio growth and sustaining high renewal rates;
    • Evaluating corporate (buyer) credit risk taking into account the full scope of the policy and risks relating to countries and industries;
    • Liaising internally and externally about buyer risks and policies. This includes underwriters, brokers, clients, buyers and information providers;
    • Work with head office in the UK and other regional offices when needed (for instance on placing global insurance programs).


  • 2 – 5 years of experience in an credit insurance or reinsurance underwriting capacity is preferred;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Ability to work within a small dynamic team, and prepared to take on new responsibilities and challenges as required;
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred;
  • Foreign language proficiency valued, credit analysis experience preferred;
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office, Windows, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint;
  • Some travel required domestically and internationally;
  • In return we offer an engaging and pleasant work environment along with a competitive salary, benefits and vacation package.

For more details please contact HR team humanresource@nexusunderwriting.com

To apply for this position please Contact: HR team

Contact Email: humanresource@nexusunderwriting.com

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