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Hong Kong, HK, HK


Property & Casualty Solutions Graduate 

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re Reinsurance provides clients and brokers with reinsurance products, insurance-based capital market instruments and risk management services. Reinsurance operates globally through two segments – Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Reinsurance revenues totalled USD 29 billion in 2016.


About the Programme

We are looking for graduates with strong interpersonal skills, who are eager to learn and broaden their knowledge and expertise. You have a Bachelor, Master or PhD degree with up to 2 years professional experience – we invite you to apply to our graduates@swissre programme 2019. The programme offers you the chance to join the dynamic, fast-moving world of a leading risk knowledge organisation. Over an 18-month period, you’ll receive on-and-off-the-job training, including a job rotation that gives you the opportunity to work across different business units. During the program, you will receive on-the-job training in your job role and classroom-based training in Zurich, Switzerland. The classroom-based training sessions consist of general and technical training blocks which provide you with a combination of general business and technical knowledge. This training is aimed at the specific needs of the business function you are assigned to during the programme. You can also rotate to different business area, where you will get further experience in another area of the company. You will also get a chance to meet and network with other graduates and employees from different Swiss Re units.

About the Role
This role is within the Reinsurance Business Unit in the P&C (Property & Casualty) Solutions team, embedded in the Asia P&C Client Solutions team. You will be reporting to a Solutions management team member both globally and with dotted line locally in Asia. In your role as a Graduate you will:

  • Actively participate in the development and existing client solutions within P&C Solutions
  • Support the management of the solutions pipeline
  • Work on internal clarifications of sustainability of ideas
  • Get familiar with new reinsurance solutions for clients
  • Be part of various projects across P&C Solutions while leading sub-projects
  • Deliver holistic and integrated solutions to meet our client's needs and match consumer demand. 
  • Develop tools to monitor performance, results, and efforts. 
  • Participate in preparing presentations and pitching to clients alongside respective Client Managers.
  • Perform desk research, join in supporting cross-functional team research collaboration or solution build.
  • Rotate into global P&C Solutions teams, incl. in Zurich, for work and during training period


About the team

Reinsurance clients' needs are at the heart of what P&C Solutions does. In P&C Solutions, we offer value adding offerings that are scalable, can be deployed widely, cost-efficient and sticky. We leverage technology and VJVs (Virtual Joint Ventures) to meet our client needs. By making sure that our solutions and services help our clients grow and make commercial sense, Swiss Re will show that we have what it takes to be the industry winners in times of disruptive technological change.


About You

  • Successfully completed university degree, preferably in Business Mgt, Technology or equivalent with extensive extra-curricular activity
  • Has less than two years of relevant work experience. This applies to graduates with an Undergraduate degree as well as graduates with a Master's degree or PHD.
  • Strong interest in/motivation to learn about insurance/reinsurance
  • Entrepreneurial and high-energy
  • Fluent in speaking, writing, and reading English and Mandarin.
  • Willing to be based in Hong Kong, and able to travel frequently.
  • Passionate exploring new things.
  • Approaches problems with curiosity and open-mindedness, is a fast learner
  • Innovative, showing a high degree of own initiative
  • Team-player, willingness to contribute actively to the overall team spirit
  • Ability and enthusiasm to work in a global and multicultural environment, and to be mobile in terms of workplace or location if required
  • Mature & self-confident; Able to work with clients, business partners or senior colleagues
  • Capacity to readily adapt to a changing and dynamic environment
  • Proven expertise to work independently and proactively
  • Strong analytical skills and can focus on details without losing track of the bigger picture
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills