Legal policy advisor Non-life insurance

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09 Apr 2017
Insurance Europe is the European insurance and reinsurance federation. Through its 35 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 €1 200bn,  directly employ  985 000  people  and  invest  nearly  €9  900bn  in  the economy.
 
For our personal insurance, general insurance & macroeconomics department, we are looking for a (m/f)
 
Legal policy advisor, Non-life insurance
 
Function
 
  • Is  responsible  for  monitoring  and  analysing  various  EU  regulatory  initiatives  within  the  non-life insurance domain, in particular on topics related to liability legislation and climate change initiatives.
  • Synthesises  internal  stakeholders’  feedback  and  prepares  papers  that  reflect  the  European  insurance industry’s views on a range of technical and political issues relating to the non-life insurance domain.
  • Communicates  information  constructively  and  effectively  to  Insurance  Europe’s  internal  stakeholders (e.g. is a point of contact for members, updates members regarding legislative developments);
  • Prepares,  supports  and  follows-up  on  the  relevant  Insurance  Europe  working  groups;  contributes  to building common industry views;
  • Assumes  responsibility  for  contacts  and  coordination  with  external  stakeholders,  including  EU institutions  (e.g.  European  Commission,  European  Parliament)  and  other  public  or  private organisations;
  • Contributes to internal studies and publications relating to the non-life insurance sector;
  • Represents  the  European  insurance  industry  in  seminars  and  conferences,  liaises  and  where  needed represents Insurance Europe with other industry groups.
Profile
 
  • University degree preferably in Law;
  • First experience as a non-life insurance practitioner is an asset;
  • Ability to work independently and in team;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Experience in building defendable consensus views amongst stakeholders an asset;
  • Active  listener,  skilled  and  efficient  communicator  in  an  international  and  multi-cultural  environment 
  • both verbally and in writing;
  • Excellent presentation skills;
  • Ability to manage complexity, strong analytical skills and proven ability to synthesise feedback;
  • Multi-lingual, i.e. proficiency in English, other languages desirable.
Offer
 
We offer you a challenging and exciting position. 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 over the coming years. Permanent position, competitive salary.
 
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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