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Paris Treaty Underwriter / Account Executive

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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.

General Reinsurance, Paris Branch (a subsidiary of General Reinsurance AG) has an excellent opportunity for an Account Executive / Underwriter in our Paris P&C department.

Your Role

The team member of the Paris Treaty Marketing and Underwriting Team is responsible for the development and profitability of our Non-Life treaty business in France, Belgium and other territories. The position has specific responsibility for client service activities for the region.

In this position, you will have a dual function, technical and commercial:

To that extent, Gen Re is looking for an underwriter who can price and underwrite reinsurance treaties, across different lines of business. As Account Executive, you will also be required to actively create and develop relationships with clients and prospects, generate and retain profitable treaty business. You will negotiate directly with clients.

You will work with clients to design appropriate reinsurance solutions based on clients’ portfolios and on their Solvency II needs.

Problem solving, critical thinking and the ability to go beyond the obvious are key characteristics for this role.

Your Profile

  • University degree in actuarial/statistical sciences/Mathematics
  • Significant Treaty reinsurance market experience (5–10 years)
  • A solid technical skill on Treaty pricing, wording and analysis
  • The ability to think quickly and offer creative solutions to problems
  • Capacity to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Previous experience in a client facing position
  • Knowledge of primary market is a plus
  • Strong negotiation and commercial skills

Does this sound exciting?

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending a copy of your CV to our HR team based in London along with a cover note explaining why you are interested in the role and how your experiences will make you a strong candidate. Please also provide details on your salary expectations. Please email applications to

The closing date is Friday, 20 March 2020.


Human Resources, London

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75008 Paris (France)

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