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Bratislava, SK

Swiss Re Slovakia Graduate Programme


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 location:

Bratislava is Swiss Re's second largest office in the world. An incredibly modern center of excellence, which has been growing and attracting an increasing quantity of diverse employees and unique teams. In Bratislava, you will have the exclusive opportunity to see all the aspects of the business and be in contact with other branches all around the world.


The programme:

Have you ever lead a project at school? Have you already experienced leading a team at university, at work or at a volunteering activity? Are you ambitious to become a leader one day?


Swiss Re is continuously building a business that can face global challenges. And to do that, we need ambitious and determined employees that have thirst for learning, that are hardworking with passion and have the potential to lead people and teams.


That is where our Graduate Programme comes in. With the aim to prepare the future talents of Swiss Re, in this intensive 18 months long learning experience you will rotate through 3 departments.


Each member of the Graduate Programme will be assigned individual mentors, experience trainings, feedback sessions and hands on learning that will help develop the leader inside you. Apart from leadership skills, you will also be able to gain knowledge of the reinsurance world.


During your journey you will rotate through 3 out of the following 5 departments:


Asset Management

In Asset Management we take care of the assets generated in our business. Their worth is billions USD. In this rotation you will get an insight into how we process our global investment transactions.


Business Services

In Business Services you will be involved in closing the reinsurance deals with our external clients, which are insurance companies and brokers from many different parts of world. Experience the administration of this end-to-end negotiation process.



When it comes to numbers and their reasoning, we are the business advisors for our Swiss Re colleagues globally. You will join one of our accounting or reporting teams and get insight into company's business from the finance perspective.


Technical Accounting

Technical Accounting is at the core of reinsurance business. Your main goal will be to learn about how we work with our clients to collect premiums and pay reinsurance losses on time.



iptiQ is a start-up like unit which provides innovative protection solutions directly to consumers. Our mission is to reduce the protection gap by simplifying life insurance and making it more accessible to people. For us this means making life insurance easier to sell, to buy and to trust for everyone.


About you:


  • You have finished or will finish a bachelor, master or PhD degree between summer 2020 and summer 2021.
  • You are able to start working full time from 1st September 2021.
  • You like analytical work and generally enjoy working with numbers.
  • You are familiar with MS Office tools, especially MS Excel.
  • You are fluent in English language, any other language is a plus.
  • You bring strong communication skills.
  • You are collaborative and people oriented.
  • You are a fast learner, flexible and able to adapt to change.
  • You enjoy working in a multicultural environment.
  • You have the passion and ambition to become a leader one day.
  • You are interested in the (re)insurance world.


We offer:


  • Flexible working time with occasional home office.
  • 5 additional days of vacation.
  • Online and classroom trainings at Swiss Re Academy
  • and more!


Are you interested in this opportunity? Apply now by submitting your CV and Cover Letter.


Want to tell us more about your motivation? Be creative and send us a video or any other additional material to Recruiting_Services@swissre.com.


For more information, please visit our Graduate careers page:



***Application deadline is 30th April 2021.***


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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