Junior Underwriter Special Risks

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava
Contract type
full-time
Start date
by agreement

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

ABOUT THE ROLE
Are you ready for a next step in your career, a new challenge ? It might be the right time for you now. Currently we are looking for a Special Risks Junior Underwriter working in a team of underwriters writing fac and treaty business on a global basis.
If you want to broaden your expertise in reinsurance business, our department is the right place to advance your career. Your work will directly influence Swiss Re's success by underwriting and further developing the company's Crime reinsurance portfolio.

You will be responsible for:
- Obtaining and analysing of relevant information to properly evaluate and price exposures (emphasis is in assessing risk quality, understanding the underlying insurance coverage, wordings & clauses and the loss history).
- Ensuring guidelines are adhered to and capacity limits are within the Group's risk appetite, signed-off and in compliance with Group's code of conduct.
- Interacting with facultative colleagues, treaty underwriters, client executives and other internal partners.
- Maintaining existing client and broker relationships to ensure a sustained submission flow.

ABOUT THE TEAM
We are a strong team of 6 people based in Zurich and Bratislava that enjoys to lead a global and diverse portfolio of risks. This involves the duty to entertain a large global group of internal and external clients. We underwrite a comprehensive set of Special Risks products (Contingency, Film, Kidnap & Ransom, etc.) thus we truly value a close and flexible collaboration. We would appreciate to hire a new upbeat team member with a distinct "can do" attitude to whom personal growth has a high priority.

ABOUT YOU
- University degree or vast experience in (re-)insurance business
- Knowledge and proficiency in the use of underwriting applications and guidelines is an advantage
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain effective working relations with people in a multi-cultural and multi-location environment
- Advanced analytical skills
- Strong communication, negotiating and influencing skills
- Pronounced teammate
- Motivated & engaged, persevering also in hectic times
- Entrepreneurial acumen, commercially pro-active
- Open-minded, credible, hardworking, flexible and curious to learn
- At ease with going outside the comfort zone and performing under pressure
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, intermediate in Spanish, knowledge of other languages is a plus
- Prepared to travel (up to 10%)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 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.
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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Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 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*

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) and Spanish - Intermediate (B1)

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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.
Website: www.swissre.com

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava
https://careers.swissre.com/go/Bratislava/2744001/

ID: 3708955   Dátum zverejnenia: 3.7.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 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*