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Bratislava, SK

Contracts Specialist with French


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 our 15,000 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

Are you passionate about drafting contracts? Would you like to help us shape future of our business?

If your secret weapon is building cooperative relationships with colleagues and clients while using your legal knowledge, keep reading!

Our team is seeking a Reinsurance Contracts Counsel to join us in supporting property and casualty reinsurance business in EMEA. You will draft and review reinsurance contract wordings, advising on reinsurance contract related matters and engaging with internal and external clients to negotiate and finalize the terms of reinsurance contracts.


You will:

  • Independently draft and critique reinsurance contracts and related documents to align written agreements with business intent and corporate requirements
  • Align Swiss Re's reinsurance contracts with applicable law, regulations and internal requirements
  • Collaborate with internal partners in contract negotiations, including discussions with external clients and brokers
  • Act as expert technical advisor, providing guidance to various corporate functions regarding contract interpretation, implications of contract language and best practices
  • Maintain strong governance risk and control standards with respect to contract wordings and processes.
  • In this role we encourage you to develop a thorough understanding of relevant law, regulations and market practices in the EMEA region.


About You

We are looking for candidates with:

  • university degree
  • 3 years experience in reinsurance and working with contracts in Swiss Re
  • fluency in French and English
  • strong negotiations skills and communication skills
  • analytical thinking
  • agile, pragmatic and can-do attitude


We are excited to meet you!


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.


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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