Head P&C Contracts EMEA (80 - 100 %)
About Swiss Re
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About the role
P&C Contracts is seeking a Head of P&C Contracts EMEA to join our team supporting Swiss Re's Property and Casualty (P&C) reinsurance business.
You will lead a diverse team of 13 Contracts Specialists in 4 location across the EMEA region (Zurich, Paris, London and Munich).
You will be part of the P&C Reinsurance Contracts Management Team, embedded in the P&C Reinsurance Underwriting Centre. This is a dynamic role where you will be encouraged to drive, challenge and connect our vision and people, and help set priorities, which the team collectively executes against.
Your leadership will support our efforts in fine-tuning, implementing and executing on our transformation strategy, and manage the evolution of the Contracts function.
You will regularly communicate, align and influence senior key partners in P&C Reinsurance.
Initial tasks include :
e. AIDA Europe, Reinsurance Wording Experts, IUA, LMA)
About the team
In P&C Contracts, you will join a highly engaged team of approximately 40 lawyers and specialists. Primary responsibilities of our Contracts Function include drafting and review of (re)insurance wordings, advising on contract related matters and engaging with internal and external clients to negotiate and finalize the terms of reinsurance contracts as well as the further development of our tool landscape and wording analytics.
The Head of P&C Reinsurance Contracts EMEA will be part of, and lead, the P&C Reinsurance Contracts EMEA team that acts as enablers and providers of valuable contracts services and solutions to the P&C EMEA business.
P&C Contracts EMEA supports the observation of legal trends and developments in (re)insurance as well as the translation of those into rule sets in order to guarantee consistency and good governance around the contractual agreements Swiss Re agrees with its clients.
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