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Senior Actuary (f/m/d)

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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.

For our Unit Corporate Underwriting Services Life/Health we are seeking to appoint a Senior Actuary (f/m/d) based in our Cologne office starting as soon as possible.

Your Role

Interesting and varied tasks in a modern company await you. You will be responsible for maintaining and improving the quality of business written in the Business Unit Life/Health International.

  • Research and development into all aspects of reinsurance
  • Establishing principles, guidelines and methods for accepting reinsurance business
  • Conducting quality reviews in the marketing departments
  • Monitoring adherence to guidelines and authorities
  • Support in pricing and structuring business within the framework of established referral processes

Your Profile

  • At least five years post-qualification experience as qualified actuary at an insurance or reinsurance company or the life unit of a consultancy
  • Thorough understanding of international life and health reinsurance
  • Ability to communicate complicated issues to a varied audience
  • Well-developed analytical skills
  • Foreign language skills would be advantageous

We offer you:

  • An international and highly professional working environment in a central location in Cologne
  • A pleasant working environment with flat hierarchies and a friendly and cooperative corporate culture
  • Attractive benefits, e.g. flexible working hours, canteen, underground parking, job ticket, daycare facility for children and company pension scheme


Then we are looking forward to receiving your complete application stating your desired salary and earliest possible starting date.

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Ellen Sistermann, HR Manager
+49 221 9738 547

Our Address

Theodor-Heuss-Ring 11
50668 Cologne (Germany)

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