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Singapore, SG

Head L&H Solutions Innovation


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.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role


Take this opportunity as Innovation Lead in the Global L&H Solutions team and be in the driving seat of the development and execution of solution innovations!


The solution innovations are related to global and scalable solutions across the end to end customer value chain; including understanding customer needs across our regions, identifying common client problems that SR can help tackle, solution conceptualisation, development, proof-of-concept testing and execution.


If you want to work closely with the other Solutions team e.g. Partnerships and Data and regional Solutions teams, and with wider teams in Group, and regional Client Managers and Products teams to drive innovation, development and delivery of global and scalable solutions that meet client needs and deliver on our L&H ambition, then keep reading!


In this role, you will focus on the following:

  • Collaborate with the regions and local markets to ensure alignment between regional strategies and global solutions strategy
  • Work closely across the Solutions Group and wider functions to identify common client problems and develop and execute differentiated innovations leveraging data, technology and propositions
  • Drive coordination of regional teams with Group functions to develop and deliver global solutions that meet client needs
  • Focus on delivery of Solutions ambition
  • Develop strategic connections across the organisation to support conceptualisation, creation and delivery of global solutions that align with regional client needs and deliver against our solutions ambition
  • Identify new areas of innovation to develop and test solutions that meet regional client needs, collaborating with SRI and other R&D functions to support these activities
  • Maintain an industry presence and collaborate with institutions that supports SR as an innovation partner to the industry


About the Team


In our L&H Solutions you will join a highly motivated management team, work across our L&H Community of over 1000 colleagues, communicate regularly with senior key stakeholders and be key in clearly driving innovation and delivery of solutions that tackle client problems. The Innovation team is responsible for product and proposition innovation, design and delivery, working closely with the regional team and local markets to develop and deploy new products and Propositions that support our Solutions strategy and align with regional priorities; including Sustainable propositions and risk diversification into new and expanding risk pools (e.g. Ageing).

About You


  • Minimum 10 years relevant L&H experience in reinsurance or primary insurance
  • Experience in running innovation and driving development of PoCs and pilots in markets
  • Fundamental understanding of the global insurance and reinsurance industry and relevant client needs
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Skilled at building collaboration as well as constructively challenging teams to come together to build towards a common goal and produce focused business delivery
  • Creative and willing to do things differently, while testing new ideas
  • Strong team ethic and ability to influence within a complex matrix


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


Swiss Re offers modern work models and attractive work places that allow all employees to adapt to changing work preferences and life phases.


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.

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