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The Swiss Re Group is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. Dealing directly and working through brokers, its global client base consists of insurance companies, mid-to-large-sized corporations and public sector clients.



From standard products to tailor-made coverage across all lines of business, Swiss Re deploys its capital strength, expertise and innovation power to enable the risk-taking upon which growth and progress depends.


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UW Techincal Design Consultant
SWISS RE ASIA PTE. LTD.

$9000 to $16000 (Monthly)

About the Role


You will be part of the Magnum APAC team within the Life and Health Products Solutions unit. This role involves supporting the sales, implementation and support of our automated underwriting tool, Magnum, with customer companies within the Asia Pacific region. This is an exciting time with Magnum, as we are experiencing significant new client activity and developing and commercializing new and innovative Underwriting solutions – this is the time to join our world.


Reporting to the Head of Magnum, Asia Pacific, you will be part of a team dedicated to delivering Magnum and associated Underwriting solutions, which fit within the Magnum ecosystem. The focus of your role will cover multiple areas, such as: participating to Magnum sales process and pitching, managing implementation projects, working with client's IT counterparts to define system integration blueprint (integration solutions and infrastructure design), development and delivery plan, taking part in integration testing and production rollout – followed by client relationship management once the client has gone live, to provide the consultancy that will enable the client to continuously receive value add from Magnum and Swiss Re. All in all, this is an exciting role to take, where you can be part of our success story start to end.


Roles and responsibilities include the following in particular:



  • Understanding the customer's architecture, analyzing and elaborating system integration use cases, functional and non-functional requirements, and IT infrastructure design, in close collaboration with business experts across Swiss Re and the customer

  • Developing technical specifications reflecting client's internal system environments

  • Establishing the integration blueprint for client deployments

  • Liaising with client's IT counterparts and their partners and providing consultation on best integration options

  • Supporting the technical aspects of the client implementation lifecycle through requirements gathering, initial installation, integration and testing (SIT, UAT, performance test, penetration test), through to production rollout and BAU processes

  • Working effectively with a cross functional team from different backgrounds, such as business experts from various functions as well as data scientists and other IT specialists and managers in developing and delivering new solutions

  • Providing training and guidance to clients with regards to the usage of Magnum software

  • Participating to and delivering pre-sales presentations of Magnum solutions to technical audiences and key stakeholders

  • Providing support during RFP process with regards to IT aspects

  • Providing first line support including handling of technical issues, enquiries, and change requests from clients

  • Willingness to travel & the role may include periods of on-site work at client locations


About the Team


The Automated Solutions team is a diverse group, passionate about creating market leading solutions that provide tangible benefits to our clients, with extraordinary team spirit where innovative thinking and agile delivery is core to our approach. We have team members and clients across the globe, and our team members benefit from a collaborative culture, open dialogue, strong engagement and are empowerment to try new things.


About You


If you someone who relishes a challenge, can work in a structured way across a diverse set of topics and can empower and influence people to all drive in the same direction, then this role would suit you!


Internally, we work as a collaborative distributed team, building on each other's successes. As well as this work approach and aim to succeed, you will also have:



  • Minimum 8 years of experience in running and delivering enterprise IT system integration / development projects

  • University Degree or similar qualification

  • Tech affinity and excellent documentation skills

  • Solid technical background with prior hands-on experience on modern web / mobile technologies (e.g. Java/.NET, Angular, React, React Native, Cordova, native iOS / Android, etc.), cloud and infrastructure architecture and solutions (e.g. Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, Ali Cloud)

  • Solid understanding of best practices around UI/UX, system security and performance

  • Strong project and organisational change skills focused on execution and delivery

  • Strong business and technical analysis and the ability to prepare clear systems specifications

  • Strong communication and presentation skills, as well as client relationship management experience

  • You can identify, scope and define the business / technical challenges, and what solution options might best address them

  • You feel comfortable communicating and negotiating in a dynamic environment (ability to influence decision makers)

  • Additional language skills (Japanese/Mandarin/Cantonese) are desirable

  • You have a sound judgement towards risk and are able to create practicable solutions

  • A good understanding of (Re)-Insurance business is desirable

  • Show true teamwork, have a flexible and team-based approach to working with the ability to be able to carry out research and work independently and take personal accountability

  • Proficient IT skills including the ability to use some of the sophisticated features of Word/Excel/Access

  • Willing to learn and have a drive for professional development

  • Comfortable working with remote global team (in different time zones)


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

a year ago
Senior Risk Engineer Property (Reinsurance)
SWISS RE ASIA PTE. LTD.

$8000 to $20000 (Monthly)

About Swiss Re


Swiss Re’s clients are industrial and commercial global and regional corporations. Principal task of the Risk Engineering position will be underwriting support in selection of risks for the single risk property teams with special focus on the power industry and high-tech industry. For this purpose, the risk engineer will act as consultant to the property underwriter community or claims by reviewing, interpreting and summarizing third party technical risk information. Whilst working on the global mandate, the Job holder is expected to work closely with the Asia UW community in particular including educational seminars and risk visits in support of client risk mitigation approaches.


The job also includes technological risk related R&D work, internal and external client meetings and trainings. Additional special tasks will be assigned based on group needs, available skills and experience.




About The Team


Reinsurance RES is responsible for providing technical support to property business, advising our underwriters on risk quality, loss estimates, capacity allocation and loss prevention measures for large accounts as well as single risks.


RES reinsurance is a knowledge driven global team where every risk engineer contributes and complements with his specific industrial background, unique expertise and his specific expert knowledge.




About You


The position holder is expected to have profound expertise and experience in the power industry (combined cycle power plants, conventional steam power plants, hydro electrical plants and renewable energy) and good knowledge in the high-tech industrie (e.g. semicon industry, electronics)


A genuine intellectual curiosity as well as your interest, willingness to further expand your knowledge in other industries, and risk relevant topics, is your major driver and motivation.


- 5 - 10 years engineering experience in the power, high-tech industry;


- Profound knowledge in hazard identification and risk management topics in the industry;

- Knowledge of the industry-relevant internationally recognized standards in: design/loss prevention/fire protection;

- Master degree in mechanical or electrical engineering;

- Experience in insurance risk engineering and knowledge of underwriting processes;

- Strong communication and presentation skills;

- Proficiency level in English is a requirement. Other language skills would be desirable

a year ago
UW Design Consultant
SWISS RE ASIA PTE. LTD.

$10500 to $12500 (Monthly)

About Team:


The Automated Solutions team is a diverse group, passionate about creating market leading solutions that provide tangible benefits to our clients, with phenomenal team spirit where innovative thinking and agile delivery is core to our approach. We have team members and clients across the globe, and our team members benefit from a collaborative culture, open dialogue, strong engagement and are empowerment to try new things.




About the Role:


You will be part of the Magnum APAC team within the Life and Health Products Solutions unit. This role involves the implementation of Magnum with client companies across Asia. Magnum forms a key part of our risk management strategy, enabling our clients to benefit from optimized operational processes and to provide the foundation for future growth opportunities. This is an exciting time with Magnum as we are experiencing significant new client activity and developing and commercializing new and innovative UW solutions.


Reporting to the Head of Magnum, APAC, you will be part of a team dedicated to delivering Magnum and associated UW solutions. You will have a key role in implementation projects for existing Magnum clients as well as supporting the regional head in managing the overall client portfolio.


Main responsibilities include:


- Underwriting and Business Design Lead for implementation and BAU projects, working closely with the client and stakeholders to:


- Design UW journey


- Define and leverage use of data in UW process


- Gather business and UW requirements


- Own the UW Business Specification


- Define scope and approach to Rulebase delivery


- Managing the day to day account relationship with the Underwriting team post implementation for our Magnum clients, including analysis of their underwriting data to suggest areas of optimization.


- The ability to lead workshop sessions for business and underwriting design.


- Manage key aspects of the implementation and negotiate priorities to ensure the system is delivered according to the agreed specifications and deadlines, while working with the available resources.


- Accountable for Rulebase QA sign off for new implementations and active client projects


- Support the continuing development of the Magnum product including the core software functionality and the generic underwriting rules, by feeding back to the central teams based on clients' needs. This will involve liaising with both global Magnum colleagues and our external technology partners.


The role involves periods of on-site work in client offices once conditions are back to normal post pandemic.




About You:


If you someone who relishes a challenge, can work in a structured way across a diverse set of topics and can motivate and influence people to all drive in the same direction, then this role would suit you!


Internally, we work as a collaborative distributed team, building on each other's successes. As well as this work approach and drive to succeed, you will also require:


· 3-5 years life underwriting experience


· Strong business analysis and the ability to prepare clear business requirement documents


· Good knowledge of life insurance risk products sold in APAC


· Strong project and change management skills


· Self-directed learner, who prefers a hands-on approach to acquiring skills


· Ability to create structure in ambiguous spaces


· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal including: delivering difficult messages, giving public presentations, leading workshops, negotiating/prioritizing resources, and providing demonstrations to clients


· Confidently use advanced features of Word/Excel/Access and preferably experience of Visio.


· Show true teamwork, have a flexible and team-based approach to working with the ability to be able to carry out research and work independently and take personal accountability


· Experience with the deployment of new technologies


· Familiarity with data analytics / reporting tools an advantage


· Effective coaching and mentoring skills including previous experience of delivering training


· A flexible approach to travel is required




We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

a year ago
Inclusion & Diversity Consultant APAC
SWISS RE ASIA PTE. LTD.

$14000 to $20000 (Monthly)

About the Role


At Swiss Re we work to make the world more resilient. To do this sustainably, we need talented people from all backgrounds to build and further an Inclusive and Diverse ecosystem such that our workplace reflects the best version of the world we want to see around us.


Swiss Re's Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) Team's mission - Build strategy for, inform and develop innovative, cutting edge diversity and inclusion initiatives to foster a diverse, inclusive, and inspiring workplace where everyone truly belongs.


You will accelerate the organization's commitment to Inclusion and Diversity by creating an inclusive culture where differences are valued and all individuals are empowered to contribute to optimizing business results for Swiss Re's success. You would be the consistent voice of Inclusion and Diversity for Swiss Re in the APAC region to ensure that we are amplifying, lifting-up, and celebrating diverse perspectives in an impactful way. You will work in close collaboration with the global Inclusion & Diversity Team and the Regional Head HR APAC to ensure we are maximizing the Inclusion, Diversity and Equity opportunities within the APAC region and bring alignment with the global Inclusion and Diversity priorities.


About the Team


In your role as Regional Inclusion & Diversity Consultant, you will report directly to the Regional Head Human Resoures APAC and work in close collaboration with the Global Inclusion & Diversity Team, as well as the various HR generalist and specialist teams in the region. Your Key Stakeholders will include Regional CEO, Regional D&I Council Leads and Members, Employee Resource Group (ERG) leads and Regional ERG Executive Sponsors.


About You


You are a true team player as this role requires close collaboration and interaction with a many colleagues and partners, inside and outside of our firm.


You have a strong track record in roles within Human Resources or in Human Capital consultancy practices, with an in-depth knowledge of Inclusion and Diversity topics. We are specifically looking for someone with good understanding of the 'diversity landscape and challenges' in the APAC region. A sound understanding of the networks and key players in this space is a must.


You demonstrate interest in future centric culture and work topics, enjoy embracing 'the unknown' and are digitally savvy.


Do you have:


• The passion to advocate for and amplify the voices of all individuals regardless of how you may identify as an individual


• The ability to zoom in and out between strategic and tactical, from articulating a vision to detailed execution


• Influencing & negotiation skills with an ability to influence behavior change and drive alignment across executives and peers at all levels in an organization


• High EQ and situational awareness with a bias towards collaboration


• Ability to develop and implement project plans with autonomy and drive progress while operating within budget and resource requirements and with minimal or no supervision


• Ability to Embrace ambiguity and acts as driver even under adverse circumstances


• Experience in working in global organizations in an informal and agile team set up, comfortable in working in a highly matrixed organisation with multiple decision makers


• Experience in driving change in global organisations: to transform, align and inspire in a high-growth environment


• Experience in communicating effectively with senior stakeholders and navigating people through difficult conversations with discretion and professionalism.


• Experience in counseling and consulting to guide strategic I&D / HR decisions across multiple levels of management


• Experience in developing and executing Inclusion and Diversity programs in an organization and working with external organizations and consultants focused on diversity and inclusion


• Graduate degree (Master's Degree), with major ideally in either one of the following disciplines: Organizational Design/ Psychology, Social Sciences, Business Development/ Engineering or Human Resources in general


• Proficiency in English, good command of any further language is a clear plus

a year ago
Digital Partnerships Manager
SWISS RE ASIA PTE. LTD.

$12000 to $20000 (Monthly)

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.



At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of our 15,000 employees across the world.



We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role



  • Develop and lead our partnership strategy to identify, originate and execute business development opportunities that leverage insurtech, data, technology partnerships for our reinsurance clients.

  • Establish and maintain new connections to non-insurance partners and set-up new partnerships with insurtechs

  • Drive and manage design thinking and co-creation workshops with clients to build a portfolio of new insurance solutions tailored to the needs of the end consumer and our clients

  • Take the lead role in working with our clients in their journey to digitize by designing / upselling / cross-selling innovative mass market general insurance products fit for distribution on an digital platform / mobile app.

  • Work closely with colleagues to develop the proposition across the value chain to benefit partners and our clients

  • Manage the project delivery and day to day interaction with various internal stakeholders, third party insurtech solutions providers and insurance clients.

  • Responsible for the business case of pilots and commercialization of projects

  • Drive disciplined pipeline management for all innovation opportunities and projects to ensure opportunities are appropriately prioritised and resourced


About the Team



  • You will be part of a mixed team based across multiple locations in Asia Pacific. You will liaise with all relevant internal functions such as client managers, underwriters, business development, business management, other experts passionate about meeting client expectations. You will also gain in-depth knowledge about Swiss Re's proprietary models and solutions platform.


About you


Education background:



  • Bachelor degree and above


Working Experience:



  • Proven track record in product development / management for digital platforms and have successfully launched innovative general insurance products in the China / Asia market.

  • Minimum 8 years of working experience, with some of that experience coming from a digital platform / insurtech in China market or doing similar work.

  • Solid experience leading design thinking / co-creation workshops and enjoy a client facing role.

  • Ideally have some underwriting experience.


Knowledge & Skillset:



  • Extensive knowledge of primary insurance solutions and a comprehensive understanding of the general insurance sector.

  • Familiar with the primary value chain and know how to technically implement solutions and products (end-to-end).

  • Ability to uncover client needs, ability to develop pitch decks and strong presentation skills


Personality:



  • Technologically savvy and familiar with insurtech solutions.

  • Comfortable to engage with C-suite (CEO, Innovation, Digital).

  • Excited about thinking out of the box and able to inspire and influence others with your ideas.

  • Good conversational english and mandarin skills.


The role is ideal for you if you are



  • a creative, innovative team oriented self-starter with very good analytical skills, an entrepreneurial mindset and design thinking skills.

  • passionate about shaping new solutions (products, services, platform & tools, etc) that meet end-consumer demands.

  • would love to develop a solution that could disrupt and change the insurance market.

  • have the vision, breadth and depth of skills and are looking for an innovative company that supports you in out-of-the-box thinking.

  • understand the value chain of Insurance and care about the consumer's needs and buying behavior.

  • thrilled by facing a certain amount of unpredictability which you see as your chance to affect the future

2 years ago
Team Lead P&C Business Services Asia 1
SWISS RE ASIA PTE. LTD.

$6000 to $11000 (Monthly)

Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity within the Strategy & Operations (S&O) Team in Division Asia? We are the "glue" for Swiss Re's business and enable Swiss Re's success across Asia by connecting teams and collaborating on a wide range of topics.


Business Services (BS) Asia is part of the S&O team and we enable our reinsurance origination teams. You will lead a sub-team of Account Coordinators for P&C Business Services and work closely with the corresponding market teams to support them in executing market strategy and ensure smooth business origination. In this role you will have full perspective of the entire origination value chain. It gives you the opportunity to lead (around 30-40% of the role) and still be hands-on supporting the market /region you are based in.




Main tasks/activities


Actively drive "sales management & execution" role in strong partnership with Client Markets and origination community


· Understand the markets' plan & targets and continuously identify Account Coordinators contribution to achieve those


· Facilitate sales planning process and assist with client strategy papers and engagement plans


· Help prepare for client meetings and external events by e.g., coordinating agenda and preparing high-quality briefing documents, client presentations and marketing materials together with the cross-functional team


· Support the process for client surveys and other instruments including interpretation of results, development and monitoring of improvement plans


· Liaise with internal stakeholders to provide market intelligence and distribute relevant external news/information to the cross-functional team


· Ensure smooth coordination and collaboration within the cross-functional team in sharing knowledge and best practices effectively and support the market head with the agenda and input coordination for team meetings


· Partner with and provide support to regional origination teams such P&C Solutions, Broker or R&N Business Development


Ensure origination process needs (and pain points) are addressed and drive operational excellence initiatives


· Work together with our BS team in Bangalore to monitor operational risk in the respective markets and help identify pain points from a process perspective and drive ideas and end-to-end process improvements


· Support business origination team to monitor pipeline


· Prepare offer proposals in collaboration with the cross-functional team


· Facilitate internal and external regulatory requirement adherence and support business origination team when needed (e.g. Anti-Money Laundering, Client Due Diligence, International Trade Controls, Local Permanent Establishment and Risk Control Self-Assessment)


· Adhere to business governance/requirements and drive positive audit outcomes for your markets and sub-team




Manage and develop your team, support regional topics and act as deputy for Head of Business Services P&C when needed



  • Live and drive the Business Services mandate

  • Coach and motivate your team members to close any skill gaps and grow into/fulfil their Account Coordinator responsibilities

  • Help develop a "future-ready" engaged P&C Account Coordinator community with a strong performance culture

  • Develop, plan and deliver results in accordance with business and organizational priorities for your team

  • Be first point of escalation / resolution for P&C BS related matters in your markets

  • Support regional and global P&C topics, projects and initiatives

  • Raise P&C Business Services profile with Client Markets related functions (i.e. Underwriting, Business Management, Finance and IT etc.)

  • Represent BS-related topics in various management and project teams


Job requirements


We would be delighted to hear from you if you bring:


· 6+ years of relevant work experience including a good understanding of the re/insurance markets, products and trends for preferably P&C. Sales & marketing experience a plus


· End-to-end understanding of Reinsurance processes


· Strong capabilities in inspiring and building commitment, fostering integration and teamwork, coaching talent and cultivating key relationships at all levels of the organization


· Ability to establish priorities, plan, coordinate and monitor work


· Strong analytical skills and conceptual thinking as well as ability for taking pragmatic actions and delivering results


· An engaging personality with a strong bias to action and clear demonstration of energy, edge, execution and enthusiasm


· Excellent multicultural communication skills in both written and spoken word


· Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills with an eye for visual design (in PowerPoint)


· Proficient in English, any other Asian language is a plus (e.g., Mandarin, Japanese)

2 years ago
Branch Operations Manager
SWISS RE ASIA PTE. LTD.

$12500 to $17500 (Monthly)

About the Role




This is an appealing opportunity for a candidate looking for new challenges to play a key role in the future development and success of the Singapore Reinsurance business.


As the Branch Operations Manager you will have the management oversight responsibility of the branch operating platform, covering both P&C and L&H reinsurance business in Singapore (SRAL). You will be the Business Partner for the Singapore Location Head on legal entity management and operational excellence, this exciting role will require certain experience in branch operations, legal entity management and preferable some knowledge in operational governance.


As a member of the Strategy and Operations team you will be involved in strategy implementation and strategy preparation work, supporting the local client market team and Head of Regional Branch Operations.


The key components of the role are:


A) Branch Operations & Legal Entity Management


· Collaborate with the relevant functions (mainly enabling functions) for the reinsurance business in Singapore, have oversight on the local operating platform to ensure appropriate quality and output is delivered through a coordinated approach in line with the APAC Branch Governance Framework.


· As the Business Partner for the Singapore location head you will have responsibility to deliver the Branch Governance Framework in collaboration with relevant functions and to strengthen branch governance; make necessary adjustments to ensure complying with local regulatory requirements and guidelines.


· Work closely with the Singapore location head in the role of process manager and member of the Singapore Working Group (SGWG) bringing local functions and management together to ensure oversight and delivery on governance of operational risk and other governance related matters for Singapore (SRAL).


· Functional responsibility to ensure compliance on Outsourcing and Business Continuity governance in line with Swiss Re policies and local regulatory guidelines, reporting quarterly to the SGWG.


· Support the Singapore location head on the coordination of ah-hoc activities as detailed in the location head remit, including support on activities to build a vibrant reinsurance community in Singapore and raise local employee engagement.


· From time to time you may participate, be a member and/or contributor on the following cross functional teams (these may vary):



  • Singapore Incident Management Team

  • Information Security Council

  • Core team member under Helix framework – reporting and monitoring on implementation of new or amendments to local regulatory guidelines

  • Contributor on quarterly risk matrix review on relevant operational risks


· Act as the change agent to drive Operational Excellence within the branch, and utilize all existing resources (functions / subject matter expertise) to implement sustainable solution; particularly on areas of identified operational weakness (e.g. ORM incident, ORM Event, GIA findings) and address any operational inconsistencies across the region.


· Execute ad-hoc tasks to support the Head of Regional Branch Operations in relation to regional and other operational priorities


· Responsible for the collaboration with other S&O Asia teams such as the L&H and P&C Business Operations teams and Business Services to ensure an aligned approach on local execution.


B) Market Strategy and Business Plan (~10%) – Support Head of Region Branch Operations in delivering the following for Singapore


· Facilitate the implementation of market strategy and business plan, via supporting the local P&C and L&H CM Head. This may include maintenance and monitoring of business and operational plans and tracking activities to ensure timely execution of agreed actions; or Project manage those large / prioritized initiatives


Review resource allocation to ensure successful delivery of priorities. Identify any obstacles and issues together with recommend actions.




About You




· Relevant knowledge and experience of branch operations and legal entity management with solid knowledge on how to apply regulatory guidelines.


· High level knowledge and expertise of the insurance and reinsurance industry and the legal and economic/ social environment in which it operates


· Demonstrated leadership capability in complex matrix organization, able to leverage relationships and apply leadership 'authority' in a wider sense, not limited to direct reporting lines


· Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, able to influence and negotiate effectively with across functions/seniority levels


· Analytical and out of box thinking to drive the best solutions to fit circumstances


· Agile with a "can-do" attitude


· Strong skill of managing expectations and deadlines in face of complexity, conflicting pressure and ambiguous circumstances


· Good level of financial acumen


· Relevant business degree/industry qualification with minimum 8+ years relevant industry experience

2 years ago