Bratislava, SK


Team Leader of L&H Underwriting with English and French 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group 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. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


About the Role

Do you love leading people? Would you like to learn about exciting world of L&H Underwriting? Are you interested in understanding how health conditions influence insurance coverage? We are looking for strong leader to join our highly motivated team of underwriters. 

This is your chance to join a dynamic and client focused team and make an impact right across the European markets. 

Together with the Manager of L&H Support team you will build and lead a team of underwriters to support all of our European markets. Team leading ambitions and strong language skills will be essential to us achieving our goals, as will the ability to handle multiple internal partners.

You will report to the Manager L&H UW Support based in Bratislava, and will work frequently with each of the per country underwriting units. 
You should have previous team leading experience, background in either insurance or reinsurance is advantage, training for the individual life underwriting will be given.


Key tasks:
As a Team Leader, you will: 

  • Help to recruit your team members, support their development and empower them to achieve their goals,
  • Understand and implement the strategy through clear plans that can be executed effectively,
  • Collaborate with the UW Managers across the Hub and clients. 


As an Underwriter, you will:

  • Registration and allocation of underwriting cases via our administrative system
  • Examine medical and financial documents received and establish a recommendation with the help of our internal underwriting tool and our Chief Medical Officers
  • Client facing activities, such as trainings and audits, initially in preparation, and eventually onsite
  • Assistance with translation of our underwriting related tools 


About You

You are the right fit for the role if: 

  • You are ambitious to be a strong leader, previous people leading experience required 
  • Developing people is your strength 
  • You posses great communication skills at all levels 
  • You are fluent in English and French
  • You are a strong team player
  • You are flexible, and able to juggle demanding requirements from multiple clients
  • You bringing Life and Health insurance experience and L&H underwriting skills would be a great advantage 


Minimum base salary for this job from 1700 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.


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