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Location: 

Sao Paulo, São Paulo, BR

 

Client Manager 

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.

 

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. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, operating 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.

We combine experience with expertise and innovative thinking to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. And we enable the risk-taking essential to enterprise and progress. This is only possible with around 10,000 truly exceptional Swiss Re people across our group worldwide.

 

About the role

An exciting opportunity exists for a Client Manager with Costing Authority focusing on the acquisition and retention of Life and Health business in Brazil, within our Life and Health Client Markets team. We are looking for a talented and passionate professional, with technical and commercial skills, who manages and develops Swiss Re relationships in Brazil.

  • To ensure that marketing objectives, strategies, and business plans, which return appropriate premium and profitability targets, are pro-actively developed, updated, implemented and communicated internally and externally.
  • Pro-actively initiates discussions with clients and brokers relevant to their perceived needs in order to develop and implement appropriate reinsurance solutions.
  • Maintain close links with relevant Client Market and Product Divisions and become actively involved in appropriate internal and external reporting, objective setting etc
  • Develops strategies and action plans for chosen partners in target markets.
  • Defines Swiss Re strategy in focus markets and deliver profitable reinsurance solutions.
  • Identifies innovative solutions to increase market penetration and new business opportunities in chosen markets.
  • Coordinates innovative product development initiatives with identified clients.
  • Prices appropriate insurance product solutions within a well-defined actuarial pricing framework.
  • Influences Swiss Re's current and prospective clients' business operations with sound risk management principles.
  • Leverages Swiss Re's existing business relationships and global expertise within the markets.
  • Builds Swiss Re's market profile in the region.
  • Develops a network of relationship with key industry stakeholders in specified markets.
  • Positions Swiss Re as an agenda shaping leader with industry bodies.

 

About the team

It is the responsibility of the client markets team to deliver the full spectrum of Swiss Re's Life and Health service and products to the client base and this role will be pivotal to ensuring this is achieved. The overall aim is to anticipate and identify opportunities for new business and earnings growth through management of selected clients. Retention of existing business, proactive management of customer issues will become important features of the role.

 

About You

  • Strong customer interaction skills.
  • Strong technical background, specifically Life and Health related product expertise.
  • A broad understanding of the Brazilian life and health insurance market is essential.
  • Actuarial Pricing skills and experience in applying the Actuarial control cycle.
  • Fluency in English is essential and fluency in Spanish is desirable.
  • 5+ years of business experience in Life & Health Life and Health insurance industry.
  • An extended network of industry contacts at a senior level.
  • Excellent communication skills combined with analytical, critical thinking, and independent decision-making abilities.
  • Show initiative, commitment and advanced time management skills.
  • Ability to work in an agile manner in a changing business environment
  • Be active in developing personal networks externally and internally within Swiss Re.
  • Be a supportive team-player adding value to the business unit across multiple disciplines.

 

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the practice of the Company to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled. During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.