Underwriting support with German (student part-time job)

Place of work
Contract type
part-time, agreement-based (Temporary jobs)
Start date
By agreement
Salary offered (gross)
By agreement

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

• We are looking for a candidate to support the Underwriting Associates with the modeling and costing of the risk. The team of around twenty Underwriting Associates works closely with the Property Underwriters in all Swiss Re offices in Europe, Middle East and Africa. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic and diverse team and will interact with various nationalities in and outside Slovakia. He/She will be involved in the decision making during the modeling and costing of the risk.

Core Responsibilities
• Work closely with Underwriting Associates (and potentially with other experts and Underwriters)
• Review insurance submission data for accuracy and completeness
• Interpret and manipulate non-standard submission data for the risk to be appropriately modeled (work with the address information of the insured locations in Microsoft Excel(tm) and ensure a high level of geo resolution using Google Earth(tm))
• Determine the appropriate Property Industry Classification of the insured assets through a review of their operations and discussions with underwriting associate team
• Ensure that the entered values are correct
• Maintain and update the risk information
• The successful candidate will go through a thorough training provided by our local experts to learn everything necessary to perform the above mentioned tasks.
• Support Underwriting Associate teams with other costing related tasks

Additional Responsibilities
• Enter and maintain information in systems and tools, including documents, process changes and associated open/completed tasks following established guidelines and processes
• Interaction and coordination with team members
• Perform other position related tasks as instructed by Supervisor.
• Own responsibility for timeliness and quality.

Decision Making Level/Position latitude
• Part-Time position
• Accountability of the final outcomes is with the requester
• Tasks typically are Client and Business oriented

Information about the selection process

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Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

, economic, humanities

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Computer skills - user

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft Word - advanced

The position is suitable for a fresh graduate


Personality requirements and skills

Education / Professional experience
• Undergraduate on Bachelor's Degree/Master´s degree
• Knowledge and understanding of Re-/ Insurance business is a plus
• Relevant job experience is a plus

• Proficient in English and German language (reading, written and verbal)

• Demonstrates profound computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office Package (special focus on Excel)
• Demonstrates competency in: intermediate level math, administrative procedures and general economic principles
• Demonstrates logical and analytical thinking: ability to connect dots, ability to identify and report problems or errors while working with significant amounts of detailed information
• Applies knowledge to technical and processing tasks through daily activities and responsibilities
• Excellent reading comprehension, verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to adapt to fast growth, change and demand
• Ability to work both independently or collaboratively while establishing priorities; ability to handle multiple tasks in a rapidly evolving environment
• Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in a multi-cultural environment


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading reinsurance company, Swiss Reinsurance Company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, we specialize in covering concepts in capital and risk management.
We combine financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. Opportunities for you. Opportunities for us.
Website: www.swissre.com

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
81109 Bratislava

ID: 1593910   Dátum zverejnenia: 28.11.2016