Graduate Junior Facultative Underwriter

Place of work
Bratislava
Contract type
full-time
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum base salary for this job from 1000 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

We are Division EMEA's individual risk marketing and underwriting unit for all Property&Specialty and Casualty lines of business. We look at and assess single risks (e.g. various industry segments, construction projects, professions etc.) and provide reinsurance solutions for such risks to our clients. Our business is very close to our client's daily business and allows you to learn the essence of insurance and reinsurance from scratch.
As Graduate Junior Facultative Underwriter you will
• Support underwriters in managing underwriting decisions and in writing existing and new business
• Analyse, assess and cost the technical insurability of risks
• Learn to provide clients with customised solutions and negotiate terms and conditions mainly via phone, email and potentially face-to-face meetings
• Conduct preliminary deal analysis
• Prepare applicable account data for review
• Assess policy wordings with benchmarks
• Interact with client managers, market underwriters and treaty underwriters across different Lines of business
• Spend 12 months in the team located in Bratislava and 6 months in Zurich or Munich based teams

About the team
You will be joining a newly established, growing, young and diverse team of current 8 Junior Facultative Underwriters located in Bratislava who operate within a big international team of Facultative underwriters located in Zurich and Munich covering the whole EMEA region with a wide range of activities involving analysing, rating and signing Property&Specialty and Casualty risks.

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 have
• Successfully completed university degree
• Strong interest in/motivation to learn about insurance/reinsurance
• Entrepreneurial mind-set focused on delivering results
• Very good communication and social skills
• Ability and enthusiasm to work in a global and multicultural environment, and to be mobile in terms of workplace or location (6 months of the program to be spent in Zurich or Munich), plus ad hoc travelling to these locations
• Enthusiastic, showing a high degree of own initiative
• Approaches problems with curiosity and open-mindedness, is a fast learner
• Team-player, willingness to contribute actively to the overall team spirit
• Self-confident, able to work with clients, business partners or senior colleagues
• Capacity to readily adapt to a changing and fast-paced environment
• Proven expertise to work independently and dedicatedly
• Strong analytical skills and can focus on details without losing track of the bigger picture
• Excellent oral and written English skills; additional language skills advantageous
• Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

*Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits. 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.

Advertiser

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
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 09 Bratislava
https://careers.swissre.com/go/Bratislava/2744001/

Contact

Contact person: Michelle Skrucana

ID: 3489945   Dátum zverejnenia: 11.3.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1000 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*