Manager Scheme Underwriting 80 - 100% Manager Scheme Underwriting 80 - 100% …

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
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Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
Manager Scheme Underwriting 80 - 100%

In this role you will support the Head of Scheme Underwriting to deliver Life Technical's mandate for above the Business Unit (BU) oversight of Scheme Underwriting across the life businesses.

Your Role

As a Manager Scheme Underwriting your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Supporting the Head of Scheme Underwriting in setting and monitoring a robust Life Scheme UW Policy.
  • Contributing to the development of new tools and UW techniques to support local businesses in achieving the right underwriting outcomes.
  • Developing and delivering training programs aimed at strengthening local underwriting competencies.
  • Reviewing and advising on referred cases (e.g. international exposures, unusual benefits, complex features), engaging timely and effectively back to local underwriters for value-creating discussions.
  • Insuring appropriate information is available for decision making on cases that are escalated to the Head of Scheme UW.
  • Conducting Technical Underwriting Reviews (TUR), producing high quality reports on the reviewed business and recommending actions as appropriate
  • Assisting in the effort of setting best practices for monitoring underwriting results, performing Portfolio review exercises, identifying emerging issues and proposing mitigating solutions.
  • Participating in the wider safeguarding of the Life businesses by Life Technical Functions
Your Skills and Experience

We are looking to recruit a senior UW professional with a strong background in data and analytics. Your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • At least 5 years industry experience gained in insurance or reinsurance.
  • Expertise in scheme and affinity business pricing, ideally with exposure to multiple markets.
  • Previous experience in an international organization and role, and a proven ability to manage global and regional relationships
  • Good knowledge of Group Protection Products (Life, Disability and Health)
  • Advanced knowledge of Scheme Underwriting and Pricing Techniques
  • Proficient knowledge of Risk Management/Corporate Governance
  • Fluent English needed, German and/or Spanish would be an advantage

Company Overview

Who we are

Zurich is a strong brand - more than 1.4 million Swiss customers place their trust in our products and services. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 170 countries to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee, you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.

At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Information for recruitment agencies

Zurich accepts no unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We therefore request that recruitment agencies do not submit any candidate documents either via our employees or through our online career portal.

We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Thank you for your understanding.