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Munich, DE

Senior Contracts Specialist (m/f/x)

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.



About the Role

We are offering an unusual job in insurance. It requires legal skills and insurance experience. Your work environment will be international. We consider the following locations for this role: Munich, Frankfurt, Hamburg, London, Folkestone, Manchester.

Do you like to focus on the legal meaning of words?

We are looking for a motivated individual who
•    has a legal background,
•    is proficient in English and German; proficiency in any further European languages will be an asset,
•    has insurance experience in the EMEA region,
•    enjoys working with the full range of commercial insurance lines of business, and
•    is ready to support large and complex insurance transactions with legal advice on wordings.


If this description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply for this job. The role will be responsible for reviewing and drafting insurance contract wordings and related documents mainly for German-speaking markets, with plenty of opportunities to work with other EMEA markets, too. Your language skills will be essential for your job performance.

Researching insurance contract law questions as well as local and European regulations, assisting in developing and communicating company positions on contract wording issues and training internal clients will be important parts of your role. In addition, you will participate in reviews of business divisions to ensure compliance with internal Contracts processes and rules as well as with applicable law. And you will have the opportunity to contribute to various projects, including in the area of digitalization.

About the Team


We are a virtual team of Contracts Specialists located across Europe. The team is part of the global Contracts function and embedded in the underwriting division.
Our daily work consists of advising internal clients on insurance wordings and clauses for European domestic and international insurance. We support property, casualty, and special lines of business such as director's and officer's liability, professional indemnity, energy, engineering and construction insurance. We work closely with our underwriters and occasionally with external clients. Our mission is to provide legally sound yet pragmatic advice that enables high quality wording solutions for our clients. For that purpose, we openly share knowledge and engage closely with team colleagues as well as with other corporate functions, such as Legal, Compliance and Claims. In addition, we contribute to digital contract transformation projects.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Reference Code: 109971 


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