Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA

Underwriting and Claims Strategy & Insight Consultant Role

Are you passionate about improving health around the globe and delivering business value? The Strategy & Insight Consultant will be key in designing & driving strategic projects in the Life and Health Underwriting and Claims spaces, working closely with our medical doctors and functional experts in ensuring Swiss Re's position as a leading thinker and business partner for our clients around the world.


About the Role:

Key Responsibilities

  • Support key initiatives and strategy development across Global UW & Claims e.g., Metabolic Health, Cancer and Mental Health strategies and projects, learning and development initiatives and advance new tools and processes
  • Manage Thought Leadership publication process and delivery of pipeline, KPIs and competitor analysis e.g., manage administration of process, thought leadership hub, competitor tracking etc.
  • Strategic review, planning and delivery Life Guide Marketing and communications to maintain market leading position
  • Support for behavioural science initiatives, e.g., user experience reviews and enhancements, research and publications


About You:

Are you a strategic thinker who can quickly conceptualise, communicate and connect both the dots and people to get things done? Can you drive digital innovation and love to creatively communicate insights on a range of topics, with a strong attention to detail? You're passionate about understanding what resonates with people? If so, then see which skills and experience we are seeking below.



  • Experience building and delivering strategies
  • A degree in business, science or psychology related disciplines
  • A fluent/native English speaker with advanced communication and power point skills
  • Strong project and stakeholder management experience
  • Strategic thinker, able to navigate complex stakeholder environments
  • Digitally savvy, creative communicator with an eye for detail

Nice to have

  • Consulting experience
  • Social psychology or behavioural science knowledge/interest
  • Design thinking/ Marketing/ Research experience
  • Insurance knowledge


About the Team
Working in Life and Health in the Global Underwriting and Claims team, we deliver market leading insight to our local teams and clients to help them excel in both underwriting and claims. The team consists of medical doctors, tools gurus, researchers and underwriting and claims experts located around the globe.


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Preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates.


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. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace 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 and their passion for sustainability.



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