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Actuary & Client Manager (Pricing)

Become an integral to the resilience and long-term success of the Austria, CEE & Nordics Life & Health by taking ownerships of client relationships and actuarial projects.

You will be the voice of the client, a catalyst for sales excellence and work with the client leadership team, to understand, prioritize, differentiate & implement our client needs!

Are you up for the challenge? Do not hesitate to APPLY now.

About the Role

  • In this client facing position as a Client Manager and/or Pricing Actuary you are:

  • Supporting sales origination (including face to face interactions) with responsibility for developing and managing the relationship and client strategy with assigned clients.

  • Preparing reinsurance proposals, working closely with other departments like underwriting, claims and contracts & wordings to facilitate the resolution of potential business issues.

  • Advising assigned clients on the full spectrum of Swiss Re products and differentiating solutions to meet their strategic growth aspirations and Swiss Re’s business objectives.

  • Develop L&H reinsurance quotes, ensuring compliance of internal standards, rules, and processes of Swiss Re

  • Leveraging client knowledge to identify, investigate, and resolve issues with business that is believed to be performing other than originally expected.

In a nutshell, the position is responsible for gaining and applying the knowledge necessary to create and price winning solutions that exceed client expectations and set Swiss Re apart from our competitors.

About the Team

The Life & Health Nordics, Austria & CEE team looks after a very large and diverse area covering more than 20 countries as well as a full range of risk products including life, accident, disability, critical illness, medical treatment abroad and long-term care. You will be based in Munich and working closely with colleagues from other locations, mainly Copenhagen, Bratislava and, of course, Zurich. You will be reporting to the Head of Life & Health Austria, CEE & Nordics who is also based in Munich.

About You

We are looking for YOU - individual performer with a team spirit, commercial mindset, and passion to interact with clients, crafting and maintaining positive, trustful, and constructive relationships. You have a can-do approach, think out of the box, are not afraid to take charge of a situation and meet the following technical requirements:

  • A thorough knowledge of actuarial concepts and principles in Life & Health (re-) insurance, as well as high-level understanding of Life & Health products (like term life, disability, and critical illness), such as that obtained by:

    • Ideally being a fellow of an actuarial association and/or

    • University degree in Actuarial Science, Economics or equivalent Essential

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a Life & Health (re-)insurance position (actuarial or commercial)

  • Proven financial and analytical skills; ability to present technical concepts to a non-technical audience.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and the ability to influence and motivate others.

  • Full proficiency in English. Knowledge of any of Nordic, German, Central and/or Eastern European languages is an advantage.

  • Sound knowledge of MS Office, particularly MS Excel, ideally programming knowledge (in e.g., VBA, R, Python)

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.

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