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Bratislava, SK

Life & Health Underwriter with English and German (iptiQ EMEA)


About iptiQ

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

iptiQ offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role:


In this position you will be joining a growing Team of Life & Health Underwriters in Bratislava who are responsible for supporting major markets across EMEA with all underwriting related activities. Life & Health Underwriting is the process of assessing the riskiness of a person in order to either accept or decline their life insurance application. This area is one of the core strengths of iptiQ. Following a period of initial training, you will use our world leading underwriting manual (Life Guide) and collaborate closely with our experienced extended Team of Underwriters to make decisions on individual life insurance risks. As your skills grow, you will also participate in more sophisticated services which we provide to our clients including product development, reporting, trainings, audit, etc.


Every day, you will be responsible for handling the following:
•    Administration of underwriting cases in our systems.
•    Assessment of medical and financial documents in order to make decisions with the help of our underwriting tools and specialists.
•    Cross-functional collaboration with other iptiQ teams.
•    Support of development of underwriting related tools.
•    Preparation and support for client facing activities.
•    Travel to other iptiQ/partner locations from time to time (once travel is safe again).

About You

•    Life & Health (re)insurance experience with underwriting skills is an advantage.
•    Background in medical topics is welcome however we are happy to teach these (your interest is a must).
•    You are proficient in English and German.
•    You consistently demonstrate curiosity, energy and interest to learn new things.
•    You have excellent interpersonal skills and are a great teammate that shares knowledge and information proactively.
•    You are good in analytical and critical thinking.
•    You are flexible and able to prioritize varied demands of multiple partners.


Minimum base salary for this job from 1100 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. 

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

Reference Code: 98541 


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