Team Leader Risk Manager Underwriting


Our client is looking to hire a Team Leader Risk Manager Underwriting to join their team in Cologne on a Permanent basis.

Ref: 49140

  • Location: Cologne
  • Category: Risk
  • Type: Permanent
  • Pay Range: Competitive Salary


Key Duties:

  • Support the development and maintenance of the firm’s underwriting framework and process
  • Assess and monitor large or non-standard risks for business outside of existing guidelines, including the analysis of credit and financial risks
  • Supervise the development/review of global and local underwriting guidelines and regional authority documents. This includes overall oversight/management of the xWiki Local UW platform
  • Support the firm cross review process through plan coordination, methodology guidance and execution
  • Ensure coordination across the division for Life UW framework topics in close relationship with regional risk teams
  • Act as a divisional representative for life UW topics in particular towards regional management, group risk management, pricing, legal and finance function
  • Lead, coordinate and develop staff within the department with high personal standards and communicate regularly with team members
  • Lead projects on demand


Other Skills:

  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural competencies
  • Goal-oriented operating skills and responsible and independent working behaviour

Qualifications required:

  • University degree/Master degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, equivalent other scientific discipline with strong mathematical focus. Preferably membership in actuarial association/qualified as an actuary or equivalency from a recognized organization

Experience required:

  • Excellent knowledge of international life insurance and reinsurance products
  • Excellent understanding of economic capital methodology
  • Very good IT skills of standard software (MS Office)


Sarah Schadek

Branch Manager Germany | Financial Services DACH

T: +49 (0)6924 7568 9431

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