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Windsor, CT, US San Francisco, CA, US Chicago, IL, US Kansas City, MO, US

Operations Lead Innovative Risk Solution


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.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role

Are you looking to play a leading role in managing the operational and compliant functioning of our Innovative Risk Solutions (IRS) Business Unit and embark on an exciting career opportunity that gives you exposure to multiple lines of business and all functions within Corporate Solutions? Are you passionate about bringing people together to build solutions and improve the success this key strategic business?

Then you may be exactly the person we are looking for!

We are seeking a hardworking individual to join our team, who has a passion for handling details with outstanding organizational skills, and for analyzing data. You will lead internal client management activities to enable timely and accurate handling of this interesting and complex portfolio, working closely with Underwriting, and multiple other functions to accomplish this mission.

About the Team

Join us, the MGA team in North America! Our team is a unique group, handling program business. You will benefit from working with a team with extensive experience managing client service teams and complex situations.

Responsibilities & Key Tasks:

  • Coordinate the entry of IRS data in systems and tools used by this business unit
  • Work with Underwriting and the client service team to accomplish tasks
  • Identify problems and develop solutions that demonstrate creative solutions for our customers, as well as meet internal requirements
  • Manage a fast paced, demanding environment in terms of prioritization of tasks, managing tight timeframes, accomplishing tasks through other people in various other functions, and balancing urgent issues with regular duties
  • Engage in sometimes difficult discussions with the Senior Management, balancing compliance needs with the needs or desires of our partners
  • Utilize analytics and perform quantitative analyses to support the oversight of the IRS Business Unit
  • Lead projects that support either the IRS business unit or Operations generally

About You

  • Insurance background is a must
  • You have a University degree, or work experience equivalent, which includes direct involvement in Commercial lines products and coverages
  • You have solid experience in the Insurance Industry working primarily with Commercial Lines
  • Insurance Institute of America (IIA) or equivalent certifications desirable
  • You have experience with cross-team collaboration including the ability to navigate through corporate processes
  • You have a solid understanding of regulatory requirements relating to rate, form and rule filings, cancellation and non-renewal, non-admitted market, etc.
  • You balance multiple priorities and work effectively under tight timeframes
  • You are strong with the Microsoft suite products
  • You have a strong appreciation for the need to meet stated minimum compliance commitments within the timeframes given
  • You have experience managing projects while working with cross-functional and/or virtual teams
  • You have proficiencies in research and a knack for handling data
  • You have excellent analytical problem-solving skills, a business mentality, a can-do demeanor and an ability to assimilate sophisticated information
  • English Communication skills, both oral and written, are a strength
  • Some travel is required

Communication skills & working style:

  • You work well with a team, demonstrate great interpersonal skills and like to work in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural environment
  • You are methodical and well-organized
  • You modify your communication according to your audience, assessing the correct level of detail required, and can present ideas in a way that others understand
  • You are ambitious and able to adapt according to requirements
  • You are open and curious, quick-minded, a fast-learner, creative

Reference Code: 100858 


Nearest Major Market: Hartford

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