Life & Health Underwriter with English and German (iptiQ EMEA) (Ref. No.: 85736)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
Minimum base salary for this job from 1100 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits*

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Underwriting – the process of assessing the risk a person poses in order to either accept or reject their life insurance application – is a core strength of iptiQ. As an underwriter based in Bratislava you will support all underwriting activities of our teams based in major cities across Europe. Following a period of intensive training, you will use our world leading underwriting manual, Life Guide, and an extensive network of support professionals, to make recommendations on individual risks. As your skills grow, you will also participate in more advanced services which we provide to our clients, including reporting, product development, training material preparation and translations.

Every day, you will be responsible for handling the following:
• Registration of underwriting cases via our administrative system.
• Assessment of medical and financial documents to establish a recommendation with the help of our underwriting tools and experts.
• Preparation and/or on-site support for client facing activities, such as trainings and audits.
• Support for translation of underwriting related tools.

Other activities/accountabilities:
• You will perform other position related tasks on an ad hoc basis.
• You will provide cover for roles in other teams.
• You might travel to other Swiss Re locations from time to time

About the Team:
iptiQ is a dynamic and growing start-up unit within the Swiss Re Group, established to provide innovative protection solutions directly to consumers. Our team delivers the coordination, infrastructure and competences that are key to driving forward this new business; working closely with our partners and clients. Our mission is to reduce the protection gap by simplifying life insurance and making it more accessible to people. Our motto is "now life is easier for everyone". For us this means making life insurance easier to sell, to buy and to trust.

You will join a growing team of Life & Health underwriters who are responsible for supporting major markets across EMEA on the business side, including case assessment and various client needs. You will work closely with regional and cross-functional partners.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) and German - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

• Life & Health (re-)insurance experience with underwriting skills would be a real advantage, but we are open to other relevant backgrounds such as medical knowledge or a financial specialist.
• You are proficient in English and German.
• You are good in analytical and critical thinking.
• You consistently demonstrate curiosity, energy and interest to learn new things.
• You are flexible and able to juggle varied demands of multiple partners.
• You have excellent communication skills and are a great teammate that shares knowledge and information.

*We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.

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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.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynske Nivy 12
81109 Bratislava
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ID: 3116884  Dátum zverejnenia: 10.9.2019  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny: Minimum base salary for this job from 1100 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits*