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Armonk, NY, US Chicago, IL, US

International Business Excellence Manager


About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About The Role


In this position you will report into the Head CUO Office.

You will be part of a small team with global responsibility for the delivery of international business excellence. In this role you will be responsible for the governance, and directives of international program business matters. You will act as an advisor to Underwriters on complex international deals. You will also provide support for training, product and proposition development activities. Further, your remit will include:

  • Creation and maintenance of International Business governance, guidelines and frameworks, as well as managing regular International Business reviews

  • Complex international deal structuring and solution crafting

  • Creation and maintenance of International Business training materials and delivery of International Business training internally across Swiss Re CorSo


About The Team


As part of the CUO Office, we enable a strong unified UW community by advancing Corporate Solutions underwriting in the key areas of Portfolio Management, Underwriting Governance, International Business and divisional operations.

The IBE Team is an integral part of the CUO Office and acts as center of competence for the International Business community. We are based in Zurich and London and work globally and cross-functionally with our partners from Legal, Underwriting, Operations, Finance and many more areas. Would you like to join a great team that combines a creative approach with technical expertise to provide effective solutions for Swiss Re CorSo?

If you are as passionate about International Programs as we are, have high quality standards and enjoy working in a complex, dynamic, international environment then we can't wait to hear from you!


About You


We are looking for a motivated, positive and upbeat teammate!

  • Experience of working with international programs and compliantly structuring international business deals as well as complex cross-border insurance solution crafting

  • Background in a technical underwriting function, operations or governance of International Business

  • Quality focused, attention to detail and solution oriented

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Ability to balance multiple competing priorities, work independently, think laterally and deliver high-quality products in a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrate agility and ability to navigate ambiguity to deliver on core expectations through change.

  • Strong presentation skills and ability to explain complex topics to groups of diverse backgrounds and levels of seniority / experience.

  • Good understanding of IT related standard methodologies and processes

  • Fluent in English, other languages are an asset

  • Appetite for continuous learning

  • Minimum of a university degree or equivalent

  • Eligible to work in the given location


*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.  

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks. 


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Reference Code: 101842 


Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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