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Beijing, 11, CN

Sr Manager Agriculture Solutions


About Swiss Re

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

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role

  • As Agriculture solutions owner, lead Swiss Re China Agriculture solution team.
  • Enhance and execute China Agriculture solutions strategy, develop pipelines, and achieve Swiss Re's ambitions in Agriculture and Rural Market segment.
  • Drive and define Agriculture insights and solutions to meet needs from primary insurance partners.
  • Work closely with client managers and underwriters in building, commercialising and delivering Agriculture solutions.
  • Coordinate local, regional and global resources, ensure products and services delivered effectively to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Identify, develop and maintain partnerships, including but not limited to agriculture insurance companies, start-ups, tech companies and distribution channels.
  • Closely monitor Agriculture industry trends and regulations.
  • Support Head of China P&C Client Solutions in managing internal stakeholders, including but not limited to senior management, client markets, underwriters and solutions team.
  • Attend industrial events and deliver presentations to promote Swiss Re's risk knowledge leader position.


About the Team

Continued growth in China P&C insurance marketplace offers more opportunities for innovation, and Agriculture is one of them. Increasing market needs and strong government support boost growth, for both conventional and emerging risks. Technology enabling next generation risk evaluation.

As Agriculture solutions owner you will implement Swiss Re's Agriculture solutions in China and perform a diverse set of responsibilities in order to strongly position Swiss Re as a leader in the Agriculture Insurance space. This is a unique opportunity to drive innovation and technological developments so as to be part of the re/insurance transformation.


About you

Professional Experience

  • 8+ years work experience in relevant insurance innovation and/or proven relevant experience in the agricultural industry, with a solid network and market knowledge in China (re)insurance market and agriculture industry
  • Deep understanding of Agriculture industry landscape, China Agriculture insurance market and future developments.
  • Proven business development acumen and strong track record of developing new business model, selling innovative solutions and building client relationships.
  • Broad network in Chinese Agriculture sector in the insurance industry is preferred.
  • Understanding and insight in Agriculture and natural catastrophe insurance.


Skills & Capabilities

  • Preferably master degree or above in Agriculture, Natural Hazards, Finance, Economics, Insurance, Remote Sensing or other related disciplines
  • Strong strategic thinking, problem solving and innovative thinking skills, as well as attention to details
  • Excellent skills in, communication, presentation, sales, negotiation, influencing, etc.
  • Outstanding record in marketing, business development and project management
  • Highly motivated and results oriented with a strong team spirit
  • Passionate to take on new initiatives and build things from scratch
  • Proficient in written and verbal English and Mandarin
  • Comfortable with frequent traveling and multi-tasks



  • Fluent in speaking, writing, and reading both English and Mandarin.
  • Based in Beijing, and willing to travel as required

Reference Code: 96443 


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