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Swiss Re Slovakia Graduate Programme

Swiss Re

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: From 1 200 EUR/monthOur 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

About the location:
Bratislava is Swiss Re's second largest office in the world. An incredibly modern center of excellence, which has been growing and attracting an increasing quantity of diverse employees and unique teams. In Bratislava, you will have the exclusive opportunity to see all the aspects of the business and be in contact with other branches all around the world.
The programme:
Have you ever lead a project at school? Have you already experienced leading a team at university, at work or at a volunteering activity? Are you ambitious to become a leader one day?

Swiss Re is continuously building a business that can face global challenges. And to do that, we need ambitious and determined employees that have thirst for learning, that are hardworking with passion and have the potential to lead projects and teams. Our programme aims to help you gain future ready and basic leadership skills.
With the aim to prepare the future talents of Swiss Re, in this intensive 18 months long learning experience you will rotate through 3 departments.

Each member of the Graduate Programme will be assigned individual mentors, experience trainings, feedback sessions and hands on learning that will help develop the leader inside you and build your future ready skills. Apart from leadership & future ready skills, you will also be able to gain knowledge of the re/insurance world.
During your journey you will rotate through 3 out of the following 6 departments:
Asset Management
In Asset Management we take care of the assets generated in our business. Their worth is billions USD. In this rotation you will get an insight into how we process our global investment transactions.
Business Services
In Business Services you will be involved in closing the reinsurance deals with our external clients, which are insurance companies and brokers from many different parts of world. Experience the administration of this end-to-end negotiation process.
When it comes to numbers and their reasoning, we are the business advisors for our Swiss Re colleagues globally. You will join one of our accounting or reporting teams and get insight into company's business from the finance perspective.
Technical Accounting
Technical Accounting is at the core of reinsurance business. Your main goal will be to learn about how we work with our clients to collect premiums and pay reinsurance losses on time.
Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We aim to address the ever-increasing risk and complexity with innovative solutions that help our customers navigate uncertainty. We are here to protect and grow our customers' business by rethinking insurance through combining risk expertise and customer understanding.
iptiQ is a start-up like unit which provides innovative protection solutions directly to consumers. Our mission is to reduce the protection gap by simplifying life insurance and making it more accessible to people. For us this means making life insurance easier to sell, to buy and to trust for everyone.

Information about the selection process

This job offer is suitable for people who have been impacted by the invasion of Ukraine.

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)

The position is suitable for a fresh graduate


Personality requirements and skills

About you:
• You have finished or will finish a bachelor, master or PhD degree between summer 2021 and summer 2022.
• You are able to start working full time from 1st September 2022.
• You like analytical work and generally enjoy working with numbers.
• You are familiar with MS Office tools, Excel, Word, Powerpoint
• You are fluent in English language, any other language is a plus.
• You bring strong communication skills.
• You are collaborative and people oriented.
• You have the passion and ambition to become a leader one day.
• You are interested in the (re)insurance world.
We offer:
• Flexible working time and space (opportunity to split your work between office and home office)
• Contribution to public transport ticket
• 5 additional days of vacation.
• Online and classroom trainings at Swiss Re Academy
• International environment
• and more!
Selection process:
• Shortlisted candidates will be invited for video screening
• Followed by Online Personality Questionnaire
• Final candidates will participate in Assessment Centre
Are you interested in this opportunity? Apply now by submitting your CV.


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


Contact person: Dominika Janeckova