Group Scheme Underwriting Team Lead 80% - 100%

Life Solutions

Reporting to

Head of Life Solutions – Short Term


  • Effectively lead the PartnerRe team of group scheme underwriters
  • Support market units in their group business development initiatives
  • Research and Development for new product innovations in Group lines
  • Underwrite Group Life, LTC, Disability and CI risks
  • Develop and maintain Partner Re’s group underwriting philosophy to improve the scheme underwriting team’s ability to make sound decisions
  • Support market units on assessment of underwriting processes of target client companies and of underwriting implications of new business opportunities (tenders)
  • Prepare technical presentations and publications as requested
  • Participate actively in industry meetings and underwriting conferences as requested
  • Give advice to clients in group underwriting and claims assessment questions
  • Participate in client audits as requested 


At least 10 years experience in group scheme underwriting of Life and Disability risks, including

  • Experience in assessing non-standard groups and geographies
  • Experience in auditing group scheme underwriting teams and processes
  • Experience leading a team
  • Proven track record in product development and/or project management
  • Strong technical knowledge of group life and health products
  • Extended knowledge of group UW manuals, processes and tools
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel is a plus
  • Actuarial background is a plus
  • Must be fluent in spoken and written English, ablility to communicate in additional languages
  • Good network of contacts to peers at other reinsurers and insurers is a plus
  • Some international travel required


Interpersonal skills

  • Team player
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Strong client orientation
  • Efficient and flexible, comfortable to work in a dynamic environment
  • High motivation
  • Volunteers for responsibilities
  • Comfortable in a multicultural, multi-location environment

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