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London, GB


Interns@SwissRe - P&C Reinsurance Intern 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group 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. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.



Support the London-based, but global team with impactful projects at various stages of maturity and help to communicate advances of cutting-edge technology solutions to the wider community.

Engage with the B3i Company and business community as the products develop. Help to coordinate testing and manage feedback from Swiss Re staff.

Based in London, but interaction with staff across the globe.



The Tools & Systems team is responsible for the P&C Reinsurance Pricing, Costing and Placing solution landscape. The team is spread across five global locations.

Electronic placing is an exciting topic where the industry has an opportunity to modernize, create efficiencies and increase certainty of coverage for all contracted parties. The industry has a number of proprietary and industry-level solutions in this space, and Swiss Re is engaged with many of these initiatives.



Main tasks:

  • Support the specification and testing of the 'B3i' solution
  • Support tasks for other electronic placing activities
  • Research on the topic of Blockchain & Insurance and work with the Swiss Re Institute on the production of the Swiss Re Blockchain newsletter
  • Create training, communications and project management materials


In return:

  • Learn about Reinsurance, Data exchange & standards and Blockchain topics
  • Gain first-hand practical experience of project and change management techniques
  • Work with the global Swiss Re team, clients and suppliers


About You:

  • Inquisitive mind-set
  • Willing to engage with many individuals and teams across the group and externally
  • Able to produce high-quality written materials (summary articles, presentations)
  • Willing to learn about the industry, our business and industry initiatives.



Note: this is not an IT technical role, so no programming or detailed technical background is required.



  • Collaborative / establish rapport with colleagues
  • Proactive / Self-starting
  • Problem solving and technical skills
  • Agile approach
  • Spoken and written communication
  • High energy and enthusiasm to drive change


Interns@Swiss Re program is 10 week summer placements from end of June to August 2020.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

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