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Boston, MA, US Armonk, NY, US



About iptiQ

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. 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 a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

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


About The Team


  • Do you want to work for a start-up insurtech company?
  • iptiQ Americas is a fully funded new insurtech company established January 2016.
  • We deliver creative insurance solutions for consumers using data analytics and accelerated underwriting to simplify insurance and making it more available to people. Our motto is: "Now life is easier for everyone".
  • We provide legal advice to a business that focuses on innovation and big data to quickly and easily deliver solutions using technology to the fullest extent possible including accelerated underwriting, data analytics, on-line sales, and wearable devices.
  • We seek to provide our customers with a full range of insurance products across life, health and property casualty insurance.
  • We work closely with the business team to deliver and implement our legal advice.
  • We have fun working on exciting projects!

Is this the opportunity you are seeking?


About the Role


We are seeking a para-legal to join our team reporting to the Head of Legal


  • The role offers the rare opportunity to grow and learn in a creative and growing business seeking to reinvent the traditional insurance space.
  • Responsibilities and knowledge/experience are likely to include:
  • Seek to off-load routine legal work or administrative tasks and responsibilities from the four-person legal team;
  • Be the lead contact between distribution partners, sales and legal for distribution agreements; review and approve changes to standard provisions within guidelines; advance non-routine changes to legal team;
  • Lead the legal team SharePoint site; upload documents; prioritize the catalogue and bring your organizational skills to make it more user friendly;
  • Coordinate, update and distribute all template agreements such as distribution agreements and NDAs;
  • Conduct legal research on selected areas of law; ability to research and prepare 50 state summaries of select insurance laws; and
  • Craft forms, contracts, and processes to build and ensure a scalable business that can fulfill its mission and purpose.
  • Is this you?


About You


  • Have strong written and oral communications skills (power point knowledge would be a plus).
  • Have basic contract drafting skills.
  • Have some knowledge of the insurance industry.
  • Have a keen attention to detail.
  • You demonstrate emotional intelligence, pragmatism, a business enabling mind-set, communication skills, curiosity and resilience.
  • You work independently while balancing the need to collaborate and maintain an appropriate level of communication and coordination with the of rest your peers.
  • You are ethical, professional and act with integrity.
  • You are willing to take on all tasks no matter how routine or how ambitious.

Work location: Armonk, New York or  Boston, MA

Salary and benefits: Attractive benefits and compensation commensurate with roles and experience


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Reference Code: 103805 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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