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Bratislava, SK

Underwriting Assistant Innovative Risk Solutions (m/f) (80 - 100%) 2

About the Role


The role supports our Innovative Risk Solutions (IRS) team across EMEA and partially for APAC in the handling of non-standard insurance contracts for our corporate customers and their brokers. Duties and responsibilities directly impact productivity, process efficiency, timeliness, profitability and accuracy of the underwriting process as well as the service delivery to customers and brokers. This position may require occasional travel for business meetings or training.


Your main tasks will include the following:


  • Assume responsibility as Underwriting Assistant to IRS Structurers and involved Underwriters to accurately reflect the unique terms and conditions of IRS business written in our administration systems

  • To coordinate with local UAs, International Program Managers (if applicable) and TA to implement and execute our business

  • To support local UAs in the preparation and issuance of documents (binders, policies, certificates, endorsements) to our customers

  • To issue invoices where required, including Insurance Premium Tax calculations, and to work with our centralized Technical Accounting team to reconcile and follow up on all transaction positions (premium, LCBs if any, etc.)

  • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for IRS business across regions

  • Participating on and leading small projects, if required, representing the unique IRS operation's needs

  • Actively support streamlining and implementing processes for IRS in the different teams and provide input for system enhancements


Additionally, you will:


  • Compile, sort, review and verify data accuracy using source documents, detect errors, and initiate correction while following-up with customer or process owner regarding any inconsistencies found

  • Be part of interdisciplinary deal teams, represent Operations and own operational performance vis-à-vis our customers and internal stakeholders

  • Support the development and extension of the IRS job family within CorSo

  • Be involved in work allocation, knowledge sharing and issue resolution

  • Follow-up on outstanding information or items as per internal guidelines following standard operating procedures


About the Team


In EMEA Operations we provide support to the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (CorSo) Underwriting Teams in handling insurance and reinsurance business for corporations and/or their captives.

You will be joining the team in Manchester, Folkestone, or Bratislava, having a variety of proficiencies, skills and experience, all committed to bring success to Corporate Solutions. In this role you will work closely with the EMEA Operations teams in centralized and offshore locations as well as your peers in other EMEA locations. Would you be interested to join our team?


About You


  • Passionate about delivering excellent service to our customers and brokers

  • Actively contribute to the team spirit and ability to build and maintain effective working relations with people in a multicultural environment

  • A highly motivated individual with ability to work independently across virtual teams and proactively, always keeping our customers' needs in mind

  • Accountable to deliver timely and accurate business processing also during peak times

  • Enjoying an agile and fast paced work environment


You have:


  • Minimum of 3-5 years similar job experience and understanding of insurance business processing as well as complex insurance solutions

  • Any further business administration related education is an advantage

  • Excellent communication skills (reading, written and verbal) in English are a requirement - any other European language is a plus

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize, plan, coordinate and manage personal work

  • Strong user skills in Microsoft Office Package (special focus on Excel)


We are looking forward to your application!


The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 1600 EUR full time. Our final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.


About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions 


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 risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.




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