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L&H Underwriter with Russian, Slovak and English

Swiss Re

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: From 1 300 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 1300 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits. We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

If you are passionate about Russian, English and Slovak language and would like to explore medical area, then we are looking for you! We are open to candidates with all backgrounds, as long as you are willing to learn. You will have an opportunity to benefit from the professional skills development program which Swiss Re can offer. Our Underwriting support team is looking for a new colleague interested in underwriting business with focus on the Central Eastern European markets.

Underwriting, essentially the individual assessment of medical and financial risk for life cover applicants, is a core strength of Swiss Re. Your role as an underwriter based in Bratislava will be to support all the activities of our teams based in the major cities across Europe. Following a period of intensive training, you will use our world leading underwriting manual and will be supported by senior colleagues and experts in order to make recommendations on life&health risks referred to Swiss Re by insurance companies. As your skills grow, you will also participate in other services which we provide to our clients, including product development, training material preparation and delivery, occasionally also translation.


- Registration of underwriting cases via our administrative system
- Assessment of medical and financial documents (blood tests, cardiovascular reports… and accounting documents) to establish a recommendation with the help of our underwriting tool and Medical Officers
- Preparation and/or onsite support for client facing activities, such as trainings and audits
- Support for translation of our underwriting-related tools

About the Team

We are a dynamic team of underwriters who support several markets across the EMEA region on the business side, including cases assessment and various client needs. We work closely with regional and cross-functional partners.

Information about the selection process

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

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.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) and Russian - Upper intermediate (B2) and Slovak - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

- University degree ideally from medical, finance or foreign languages studies
- You are advanced in Russian, English and Slovak Language
- You bring analytical and critical thinking as well as interest in learning new skills
- You are flexible and able to prioritize the diverse demands of various partners
- You possess good interpersonal skills and are able to engage with your colleagues across different business functions.


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.

Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava


Kontaktná osoba: Veronika Jakubcova