General Re Corporation, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is a holding company for global reinsurance and related operations, with more than 2,000 employees worldwide. It owns General Reinsurance Corporation and General Reinsurance AG, which conduct business as Gen Re.
Gen Re delivers reinsurance solutions to the Life/Health and Property/Casualty insurance industries. Represented in all major reinsurance markets through a network of more than 40 offices, we have earned superior financial strength ratings from each of the major rating agencies.
General Reinsurance Africa Ltd (a subsidiary of General Reinsurance AG) currently has an excellent opportunity for a Claims Specialist, in Life/Health based in our Cape Town office.
This position reports to the Claims Manager for the Life Health Claims Team. The Claims Specialist will be responsible for the delivery of Gen Re’s claims proposition in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. This includes, but is not limited to, the assessment of reinsurance liability, training development and delivery, audit activities as well as representing the company by way of presentations and seminars at various Gen Re and industry meetings and conferences as requested.
The Claims Management team exists to assist in the Company’s management of profitable reinsurance business. It does this by:
The role entails:
We are looking for top applicants that have a University Degree in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, or any other appropriate Allied Health profession and/or relevant work experience. Applicants need to have at least 5 years working experience assessing claims in a life insurance or reinsurance environment.
Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act and our employment equity policy.
If you are interested in this position, please submit your CV together with details of your salary expectations and in your cover-letter please let us know what interests you about the role and why you think you would be right for the position. Submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and labelled with the title “Claims Specialist”.
Candidates must be legally eligible to work in South Africa. Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged candidates.
Closing Date: 13 August 2021
Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted.
2nd Floor, South Wing, Granger Bay Court, Granger Bay, V&A Waterfront,
Cape Town, 8002 (South Africa)
P. O. Box 444 Cape Town, 8000 (South Africa)