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Bratislava, SK

L&H Associate Underwriter

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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



About the Role


Swiss Re has very high-reaching goals, and this is your chance to join a diverse team supporting those efforts right across the European region.

It is also your opportunity to benefit from the skills development program which Swiss Re can offer in the area of reinsurance.


Reinsurance field can really surprise you!


  • You will come into contact with various responsibilities from coordination, through analytical work, to communication with internal and external partners.

  • It is a big colossus full of professionals who work in different fields and therefore you have a number of development areas to choose from - just to name the few - focusing on managerial positions; risk calculation; communication with clients.

  • Reinsurance is a stable area and therefore development in this business will never go to waste.

  • Becoming a Financial and Medical Risk Evaluator (better known as underwriter), can turn to long term, interesting, and valued career


You will be responsible for running the following:


  • Registration of underwriting cases via our administrative system

  • Assessment of medical and financial documents, to establish a recommendation with the help of our underwriting tool and Medical Officers

  • Preparation and/or onsite support for client facing activities, such as trainings

  • Support for translation of our underwriting-related tools

  • As your skills grow, you will also participate in other services which we provide to our clients, including product development, training material preparation, training delivery and, subject to language skills, translation.


About the Team


We are a team of underwriters, who support several markets across the EMEA region on the business side, including cases assessment and various client needs. We work closely with regional and cross-functional partners.


About You


  • We are open to consider other backgrounds such as medical knowledge or experience from financial sector

  • Having background in medicine/biology/pharmacy is an advantage, however we are happy to provide medical training - the important is your interest in the field

  • You are advanced in English (any other European language is a huge plus!)

  • You bring analytical and critical thinking

  • You consistently demonstrate curiosity, energy and interest in learning new skills

  • You are flexible (able to juggle the diverse demands of multiple partners)

  • You possess good communication skills

  • You are a real teammate: share knowledge and information with others





  • Attractive performance-based bonus

  • Ultra flexible working time in hybrid setup, allowing you to work also from home

  • Modern office spaces in attractive location

  • 5 additional days of holiday

  • Lunch allowance fully paid by Swiss Re

  • Referral bonus

  • Pension & risk insurance contribution

  • Sick days and sick leave support

  • Public transport benefit

  • Multisport card


This job offer is suitable for people who have been impacted by the invasion of Ukraine.

Minimum base salary for this job is EUR 1300. 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.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.




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