Paris, 75, FR

Claims Expert (m/f/x/d, Hybrid)

For this exciting, comprehensive role, based in Swiss Re's Paris office, we look for a fully proficient claims professional for our Property and Casualty claims portfolios to cover the French market!
You will equally contribute to internal and external local or international initiatives to develop and promote our technical expertise, and represent Swiss Re in various professional bodies such as APREF.
Are you ready to challenge yourself and APPLY? Do not hesitate to do so! We are looking forward to see your accomplishments.
About the Role
This multi-faceted role mainly encompasses the following activities:
•    Analyse and assess high-profile claims from a quantum, as well as liability standpoint, reviewing presentations from an original policy as well reinsurance angle. Drive the development of these claims as well as portfolios under responsibility. Process claims in line with defined processes, workflow systems & guidelines. Guarantee adherence to these processes & guidelines.
•    Develop representation in market bodies and expand network of industry contacts respectively, i.e. clients, attorneys, adjusters, surveyors in France. Promote SR's technical claims expertise and profile in the markets, specifically to Key Clients.
•    Maintain and foster client relationships in the market under responsibility in line with the principles of right service for the right clients. Contribute to thought-leading internal networks to ultimately build client impact.
•    Supervise and report on legal developments as well as other relevant changes in the French market and your portfolio overall. Become an active member of the cross-functional market teams (XFT), supporting client marketers and client underwriters with your insights, actively shaping results and market strategy.
•    Look to assist in developing and selling products and solutions for the insurance markets.
•    Support financial transactions with clients and third parties.
•    Plan and conduct claims reviews & audits, coordinating and/or assisting clients in any remedial actions to improve claims standards.
About the Team
You will be part of the France – Belgium – Luxembourg-Claims team and you will interact with peers from all over Europe, mainly Zurich, Munich, Milan and London as well as occasionally Asian or North and Latin American colleagues. Your Team as well as the European Team is truly diversified in professional background, nationalities and personalities.
About You
We are looking for YOU - Self-driven entrepreneurial personality with an abundance of energy and a high level of resilience and integrity. You have influencing, communication and presentation skills to work successfully with clients, business partners or senior colleagues. You can work independently but you are also an outstanding teammate. You are ready to travel and you are sensitivity to cultural differences. Moreover you have:
•    Detailed understanding and knowledge of the market
•    Strong portfolio-based claim-handling with ability in identifying and understanding claim trends and developments. Ability to adjudicate individual claims to drive positive outcomes and hence protecting SR’s and the client’s bottom line.
•    Evidence of line-specific industry/primary insurance experience.
•    Reinsurance knowledge/strong motivation to learn about reinsurance.
•    Data literacy or preparedness to acquire the respective skills.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French and English required.
•    Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
Nice to have:
•    Preferentially successfully completed university degree in Law, or Insurance studies.
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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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