P&C Underwriter France, Belgium / Line of Business Owner
About Korean Re Switzerland
Korean Re Switzerland (rated 'A stable' by S&P) is a 100% subsidiary of Korean Re Seoul, a leading international reinsurance group with more than USD 7.8 bn of premium.
Korean Re Switzerland's mission is to build on Korean Re's long-standing track-record in Europe and to expand Korean Re's footprint in the European reinsurance market. We are committed to providing reinsurance services of the highest possible standards to deliver value for our clients, shareholders, and employees and ultimately support their growth and prosperity. For more information about our team and company, please visit www.koreanre.ch.
We aim to become a leading European reinsurer and an agile long-term partner for all core placements of our clients in all non-life lines of business, serving Regional & National clients, Global clients and Specialist Insurers. Korean Re Switzerland offers a vibrant and fast-moving environment with a capable and highly motivated team. We live an empowered corporate culture with a strong team spirit backed by the exciting long-term ambition and the support of a large and well-established Asian reinsurance group.
About your role
We are currently looking for a P&C Underwriter to join our team with a specific focus on the French speaking markets (France, Belgium, Luxemburg).
The ideal candidate possesses profound market knowledge, sound technical underwriting and communication skills and is capable of taking over the role of a line of business (LoB) owner in one relevant (LoB) for entire Europe, also supporting the CUO and guiding the underwriting team in that LoB. First experience in Property treaty underwriting and/or other LoBs in a francophone market would be beneficial.
In your market role, you will drive the development of our P&C and Specialty Lines portfolio. This requires a good ability to establish and maintain personal relationships with cedants and brokers as well as strong technical/quantitative skills. You will also contribute actively to the definition and implementation of our future business strategy.
As a LoB topic owner, you bring product underwriting knowledge and are prepared to expand your know-how. You play a driving role in enhancing our underwriting capabilities across all European markets in close collaboration with the underwriting and management team.
This is your opportunity to join a highly motivated and forward-looking team in an entrepreneurial environment in which you can make a real difference by expanding Korean Re's knowledge, capabilities and strengthening our future business profile and footprint in the European markets as a "Value-creating Reinsurance Leader".
About you and your skills
3-10 years of underwriting experience in technical and client facing roles, preferably with a leading reinsurer in the francophone markets
Solid underwriting knowledge and > 2 years of technical underwriting experience in one line of business
Strong analytical skills, experience in all aspects of underwriting including pricing, structuring, wordings, negotiation
Team player who enjoys working in a high-performance team culture with flat organizational structure
Good communication and relationship building skills
Readiness to assume responsibility in a lean organization with broad opportunities
Entrepreneurial long-term mind-set, agility and creativity to seize short-term opportunities
High degree of integrity, credibility, reliability and evident ability to represent Korean Re
University degree in engineering, law, actuarial/natural sciences, business management or equivalent relevant professional education
Fluent French and English is a must, any other European language is a plus
Skills in R, SQL or any programming language is a plus, but not a requirement
If the above sounds appealing to you and you are ready to take on a role where you can really make a difference, please contact email@example.com by e-mail.