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Bratislava, SK

L&H Underwriter with Russian, Slovak and English


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

If you are passionate about Russian, English and Slovak language and would like to explore medical area, then we are looking for you! We are open to candidates with all backgrounds, as long as you are willing to learn. You will have an opportunity to benefit from the professional skills development program which Swiss Re can offer. Our Underwriting support team is looking for a new colleague interested in underwriting business with focus on the Central Eastern European markets.

Underwriting, essentially the individual assessment of medical and financial risk for life cover applicants, is a core strength of Swiss Re. Your role as an underwriter based in Bratislava will be to support all the activities of our teams based in the major cities across Europe. Following a period of intensive training, you will use our world leading underwriting manual and will be supported by senior colleagues and experts in order to make recommendations on life&health risks referred to Swiss Re by insurance companies. As your skills grow, you will also participate in other services which we provide to our clients, including product development, training material preparation and delivery, occasionally also translation.


-  Registration of underwriting cases via our administrative system

-  Assessment of medical and financial documents (blood tests, cardiovascular reports… and accounting 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 and audits

-  Support for translation of our underwriting-related tools

About the Team

We are a dynamic 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

-  University degree ideally from medical, finance or foreign languages studies

-  You are advanced in Russian, English and Slovak Language

-  You bring analytical and critical thinking as well as interest in learning new skills

-  You are flexible and able to prioritize the diverse demands of various partners

-  You possess good interpersonal skills and are able to engage with your colleagues across different business functions.


The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 1300 EUR full time. Our final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group.You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.


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: 101908 


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