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L&H Underwriter with English

Swiss Re

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Mlynské nivy, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: From 1 300 EUR/monthOur offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the Role

Swiss Re has very high-reaching goals, and this is your chance to join a diverse team supporting those efforts right across the European region.

It is also your opportunity to benefit from the skills development program which Swiss Re can offer in the area of reinsurance.

Reinsurance field can really surprise you!

• You will come into contact with various responsibilities from coordination, through analytical work, to communication with internal and external partners.
• It is a big colossus full of professionals who work in different fields and therefore you have a number of development areas to choose from - just to name the few - focusing on managerial positions; risk calculation; communication with clients.
• Reinsurance is a stable area and therefore development in this business will never go to waste.
• Becoming a Financial and Medical Risk Evaluator (better known as underwriter), can turn to long term, interesting, and valued career

You will be responsible for running the following:

• Registration of underwriting cases via our administrative system
• Assessment of medical and financial 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
• Support for translation of our underwriting-related tools
• As your skills grow, you will also participate in other services which we provide to our clients, including product development, training material preparation, training delivery and, subject to language skills, translation.

About the Team

We are a 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.

Employee perks, benefits

• Attractive performance-based bonus
• Ultra flexible working time in hybrid setup, allowing you to work also from home
• Modern office spaces in attractive location
• 5 additional days of holiday
• Lunch allowance fully paid by Swiss Re
• Referral bonus
• Pension & risk insurance contribution
• Sick days and sick leave support
• Public transport benefit
• Multisport card

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

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

• We are open to consider other backgrounds such as medical knowledge or experience from financial sector
• Having background in medicine/biology/pharmacy is an advantage, however we are happy to provide medical training - the important is your interest in the field
• You are advanced in English (any other European language is a huge plus!)
• You bring analytical and critical thinking
• You consistently demonstrate curiosity, energy and interest in learning new skills
• You are flexible (able to juggle the diverse demands of multiple partners)
• You possess good communication skills
• You are a real teammate: share knowledge and information with others


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: Magdalena Lendvorska