General Insurance Policy Advisor

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03 Oct 2019

Insurance Europe is the European insurance and reinsurance federation. Through its 37 member bodies — the national insurance associations — Insurance Europe represents all types of insurance and reinsurance undertakings, eg pan-European companies, monoliners, mutuals and SMEs. Insurance Europe, which is based in Brussels, represents undertakings that account for around 95% of total European premium income. Insurance makes a major contribution to Europe’s economic growth and development. European insurers generate premium income of more than €1 200bn, directly employ over 950 000 people and invest over
€10 200bn in the economy.

For our general insurance department, we are looking for a (m/f)

General Insurance Policy Advisor

 

Function

  • Identifies, monitors, analyses and advises on EU initiatives relevant for the European insurance industry on topics related to general insurance (liability-related issues, cyber insurance, sustainability including climate change and natural catastrophes).  
  • Synthesizes Insurance Europe’s members’ feedback, negotiate and draft common positions reflecting the European industry views, coordinates and conveys these views to EU institutions and stakeholders.
  • Provides thorough analysis of developments and their impact on the industry and the position of Insurance Europe.
  • Advises, supports and reports to Insurance Europe’s project groups and committees, in particular the general insurance committee, and coordinates with other relevant groups and committees.
  • Coordinates positions and actions with Insurance Europe’s members and provides them with services, for example is a point of contact for the members, informs about legislative developments and the sector position.
  • Contributes to the development of Insurance Europe’s publications, position papers, briefings, newsletters, etc. Contributes to studies in order to help formulate proposals for regulation or legislation.
  • Contributes to the development of Insurance Europe’s advocacy strategy. Organises and assumes responsibility for contacts and coordination with external stakeholders, eg the relevant EU institutions and authorities, as well as other public or private organisations.
  • Represents and promotes the policy messages of the European insurance industry at seminars, conferences and working groups across Europe.

Profile

  • A first experience in general insurance is an asset.
  • Very good analytical skills and proven ability to synthesise feedback.
  • Highly developed team spirit, sense of responsibility, ability to take initiatives and be proactive.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.
  • Excellent organisation skills, ability to plan and meet deadlines, capacity to identify key issues and prioritise.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with ability to tailor messages to different audiences and to speak in public.
  • Experience in building consensus views amongst stakeholders.
  • Experience within an international and multi-cultural environment is advantageous.

Offer

We offer you a challenging and exciting position (permanent contract). You will work in a stimulating international environment, with numerous opportunities for personal development. You will have the possibility to participate in projects that will influence the European insurance industry in the coming years.

Contact

Please address application letters and curriculum vitae to Insurance Europe, Rue Montoyer 51, 1000 Brussels for the attention of Koen Ameye (e-mail: hr@insuranceeurope.eu).

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