Senior Medical Officer with English and French Language (50% employment contract)

Swiss Re AG — Zurich
Published: 10 May 202250%

Senior Medical Officer with English and French Language (50% employment contract)


Zurich, Zurich, CH

Senior Medical Officer with English and French Language (50% employment contract)

About Swiss Re


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



About the Role


A phenomenal opportunity to join our growing regional EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) medical team.

You will get to work with the wider experienced global team of medical doctors, to provide input into individual health risk assessment, claims cases, general risk management and product development. You will also contribute to work on underwriting strategy, get involved with research work on evidence-based ratings and be part of ground-breaking life and health R&D projects and topics.

There will initially be an encouraging and stimulating training period to life insurance and insurance medicine. You will eventually also have the opportunity to do industry presentations and client training in various exciting markets as experience in the role grows.


Our underwriting manual is the best in the industry and the medical underwriting guidelines drive much of this. You will help us keep the number 1 spot.


About the Team

Swiss Re employs a number of doctors around the world, primarily in 3 broad regions – Asia, the Americas and EMEA. We support many of the key life and health functions at Swiss Re including claims, underwriting, product development, pricing and client markets. We help to showcase Swiss Re's medical expertise and research key medical changes and advancements and interpret how these can alter our risk portfolios.

About You


•    This is a part-time role, and we would encourage a mix of both clinical and insurance work
•    Post-graduate qualification preferably in general practise, rheumatology or endocrinology but any physician speciality will be considered
•    Insurance medicine experience helpful but not essential
•    Possible clinical or research background
•    Proficiency in English and French language is a must
•    Good presentation skills will be necessary for the role
•    Good numeracy and statistical ability are important
•    Willingness to travel within Europe
•    You can think out the box, challenge the status quo and help us be better


We are looking forward to your application! 


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.


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Reference Code: 114465 


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10 May 2022
Specialist, 50%