Medical Officer (Ref. No.: 64741)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards from 1500 EUR/month/full-time based on your experience*

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

A great opportunity to join our growing regional EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) medical team. You will get to work with the wider experienced global team of medical doctors at Swiss Re, to provide input into individual health risk assessment, claims cases, general risk management and product development. You will also contribute to work on underwriting strategy, get involved with research work on evidence based ratings and be part of groundbreaking life and health R&D projects and topics. There will initially be a supportive and stimulating training period if you are totally new to life insurance and insurance medicine. You will eventually also have the opportunity to do industry presentations and client training in various exciting markets as experience in the role grows.

Swiss Re employs a number of doctors around the world, primarily in 3 broad regions – Asia, the Americas and EMEA. We support many of the key life and health functions at Swiss Re including claims, underwriting, product development, pricing and client markets. We help to showcase Swiss Re's medical expertise and research key medical changes and advancements and interpret how these can alter our risk portfolios.

Our underwriting manual is the best in the industry and the medical underwriting guidelines drive much of this. You will help us keep the number 1 spot.

Our vision is to make the world more resilient and in this role you will be a part of making that a reality.

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)

Personality requirements and skills

• You are a recognized medical doctor (with a degree in medicine from a recognized institution).
• Possible clinical or research background.
• Specialization not necessary, but cardiology, neurology or oncology would be a plus.
• Fluency in English is a requirement, while your proficiency in German or French would be an advantage.
• While insurance medicine experience and/or training is an advantage, as is working in the healthcare industry, you will have the opportunity to learn from experts.
• Good presentation skills are useful and you can improve these with further training.
• Good numeracy and statistical ability is important.
• Willingness to travel within Europe.
• High-energy and a willingness and hunger to learn, and continue learning!
• You can think out the box, challenge the status quo and help us be better.
• We will provide extensive support and training as well as exciting and challenging future development opportunities.

*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.


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

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava

ID: 3315182   Dátum zverejnenia: 13.2.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards from 1500 EUR/month/full-time based on your experience*