Bratislava, BL, SK


Life & Health Underwriter 

About iptiQ

Become a part of a growing and dynamic entrepreneurial team within the established Swiss Re Group. iptiQ is a start-up unit, established to provide innovative protection solutions directly to consumers. Our team delivers the coordination, infrastructure and competences that are key to driving forward this new business; working closely with our partners and clients. Our mission is to reduce the protection gap by simplifying life insurance and making it more accessible to people. Our motto is "now life is easier for everyone". For us this means making life insurance easier to sell, to buy and to trust.


About SwissRe:

This is your opportunity to join Swiss Re Group - one of the world's leading wholesale providers of reinsurance, insurance and other creative forms of insurance-based risk transfer. Our business at Swiss Re is about understanding and analysing the major risks that concern the world - from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. We combine experience with expertise and creative thinking to build new opportunities and solutions for our clients. And we enable the risk-taking essential to enterprise and progress. This is only possible with around 10,000 truly extraordinary Swiss Re people across our group worldwide.


About the team:

You will join a team of 3 underwriters who will be responsible for supporting several markets across the EMEA region on the business side, including cases assessment and various client needs. You will work closely with regional and cross-functional stakeholders.


About the role:

iptiQ Life & Health has very ambitious goals, and this is your chance to join a dynamic team supporting those efforts right across the European region. It is also your chance to benefit from the extensive skills development program which iptiQ can offer.

Underwriting, essentially the individual assessment of risk for life and living benefit applicants, is a core strength of iptiQ. As an underwriter based in Bratislava you will support all the activities of our underwriting teams based in the major cities across Europe. Following a period of intensive training, you will use our world leading underwriting manual, Life Guide, and an extensive network of support experts, to make recommendations on individual risks. As your skills grow, you will also participate in other services which we provide to our clients, including reporting, product development, training material preparation, and subject to language skills, translation.

On a daily basis, you will be responsible for managing the following:

• 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 such as Life Guide


About you:

L&H insurance/reinsurance experience with underwriting skills would be a real advantage, but we are open to consider other relevant backgrounds such as medical knowledge (e.g. nurse, physiotherapist, health professional in general) or as a financial specialist

• Advanced in English and at least one other European language

• Analytical and critical thinking

• Consistently demonstrates curiosity, energy and interest in learning new skills.

• Flexible (able to juggle the diverse demands of multiple stakeholders)
• Good communication skills

• Team player: share knowledge and information with others


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Minimum base salary for this job from 1000 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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