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Zurich, ZH, CH


Intern - Junior Originator Food & Agriculture 

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customised products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while its industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.


"About the Role"


As a Junior Originator Food & Agriculture you will

  • contribute to developing business targets and solutions in the assigned EMEA markets within the defined agro market strategy
  • assist in developing our target client base in defined EMEA countries; conduct research on market developments and policies
  • follow-up with clients under the leadership of a senior agro originator
  • support structuring and implementing projects and strategic partnerships in the defined EMEA markets
  • help improve marketing material and organize events when required
  • assist to prepare and complete submissions to agro underwriting
  • provide support with AML/ITC/CDD checks and perform other day-to-day tasks on as needed basis


"About the Team"


Being a part of EMEA Sales, the Food & Agro Business Origination develops, structures and sells risk transfer solutions to corporations across the agribusiness supply chain. Our clients are mainly input suppliers, corporate farming operations, logistic companies, processors and banks. We are looking for a Zurich-based Intern to assist our team to further expand our business working under the supervision of the Head of Food and Agriculture Business Origination EMEA and in close coordination with other agro originators, local sales teams, underwriters and other colleagues as required. Would you like to enrich your experience working in our team?


"About You"


  • You hold a Bachelor or Master in science, agriculture, economics or agronomy
  • Strong excel and power point skills
  • You provide excellent analytical skills and real passion for agricultural business
  • Excellent oral and written English, other languages like French, German are a plus
  • You are a great teammate who naturally brings individuals together as needed, across countries and functions
  • Reliable, creative and enthusiastic
  • You deliver high quality work also under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • You have a deep understanding of statistics


Duration of internship: 4-6 months, starting February 2019


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, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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