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Bratislava, SK

Life & Health Underwriter with English and German or Italian (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:

Underwriting – the process of assessing the complex risk a person poses in order to either accept or decline their life insurance application – is a core strength of iptiQ. As an Underwriter based in Bratislava you will support all underwriting related activities of our extended Team based in major cities across Europe. Following a period of initial training, you will use our world leading underwriting manual (Life Guide) and a network of experienced support professionals to make recommendations 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, training material preparation, audit, etc.


Every day, you will be responsible for handling 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 tools and specialists.
  • Preparation and support for client facing activities, such as trainings and audits.
  • Support for translation of underwriting related tools.


Other activities/accountabilities:

  • You will collaborate cross-functionally with other teams.
  • You will perform other position related tasks on an ad hoc basis.
  • You might travel to other Swiss Re locations from time to time (once travel is safe again).


About the Team:

iptiQ is a dynamic and growing start-up unit within the Swiss Re Group, 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.

You will join a growing team of Life & Health Underwriters in Bratislava who are responsible for supporting major markets across EMEA on the business side, including case assessment and various client needs. You will also work closely with regional and cross-functional partners.


About You: 


  • Life & Health (re-)insurance experience with underwriting skills is a real advantage, but we are open to other relevant backgrounds (medical knowledge, financial specialist or similar).
  • You are proficient in English and German or Italian. 
  • 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.
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Reference Code: 98541 


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