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Underwriting Associate

Swiss Re

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Mlynské nivy, Bratislava
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: From 1 200 EUR/monthThe minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 1200 EUR full time. Our final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The role supports our Swiss Re Local Offices within EMEA in the handling of International Program business for our corporate customers and their brokers. Duties and responsibilities directly impact productivity, process efficiency, timeliness, profitability and accuracy of the underwriting process as well as the service delivery to customers and brokers. Did we catch your attention?

Core responsibilities:

- To prepare and issue documents (policies, endorsements and certificates) for Swiss Re Local Offices as part of International Programs
- To accurately reflect the terms and conditions of business written in our administration systems
- To manage & coordinate Local Policy Issuance in close collaboration with the Producing Offices and Local Offices
- To issue invoices where required, including Insurance Premium Tax calculations
- To monitor policy and endorsement creation in the system and make necessary quality checks (skeleton tasks)
- To create policy and perform endorsements for non-automated tasks

Additionally, you will:

- Compile, sort, review and verify data accuracy using source documents, detect errors, and initiate correction while following-up Local Office or process owner regarding any inconsistencies found
- Follow-up on outstanding information or items as per internal guidelines following standard operating procedures.
- Contribute to the development and maintenance of standard operating procedures and continuous improvement of our tools and processes by providing user feedback and sharing improvement ideas.

About the Team

In Corporate Solutions Operations we provide support to the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (CorSo) Underwriting Teams in handling insurance and reinsurance business for corporations and/or their captives.

You will be joining the International Program Operations Team based in Bratislava, having a variety of proficiencies, skills and experience, all committed to bring success to Corporate Solutions. In this role you will work closely in a truly global organization with the EMEA Operations teams and Underwriters, as well as with the Producing Office teams (Underwriting Assistants and Underwriters) from other Regions.

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.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

- Passionate about delivering excellent service to our customers and brokers
- Actively contributing to the team spirit and ability to build and maintain effective working relations with people in a multicultural environment
- A highly motivated individual with ability to work independently and proactively, always keeping our customers' needs in mind
- Accountable to deliver timely and accurate business processing also during peak times
- Enjoying an agile and fast paced work environment

You have:

- Bachelor's Degree/Master's degree
- You have 1-3 years of experience in the insurance, or related industry with a solid understanding of process and tools, or equivalent academic experience
- You have 1- 3years of experience in process improvement and project work
- Excellent communication skills (reading, written and verbal) in English - any other European language is a plus
- Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
- The ability to prioritize, plan, coordinate and handle personal work
- Strong user skills in Microsoft Office Package (special focus on Excel)


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