Policy advisor conduct of business

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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 conduct of business department, we are looking for a (m/f)
Policy advisor conduct of business
  • Identifies, monitors and analyses EU initiatives relevant for the European insurance industry on a wide range of legal and consumer-related issues, covering a variety of insurance business lines.
  • Synthesizes  Insurance  Europe’s  members’  feedback,  develops  common  positions  reflecting  the European  industry  views  on  a  range  of  legal  and consumer-related  issues  and  convey  these views  to EU institutions and stakeholders.
  • Provides  thorough  analysis  of  developments  and  their  impact  on  the  industry  and  the  position  of Insurance Europe. 
  • Supports and reports to Insurance Europe working groups and committees, in particular the conduct of business committee, and coordinates with other relevant committees.
  • Provides services to Insurance Europe’s members, for example is a point of contact for  the members, informs about legislative developments and the sector position.
  • Provides  content  to  Insurance  Europe  publications.  Contributes  to  studies  in  order  to  help  formulate proposals for regulation or legislation.
  • Organises  and  assumes  responsibility  for  contacts  and  coordination  with  external  stakeholders,  e.g. the relevant EU 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.
  • Advises and coordinates closely with and reports directly to the head of conduct of business.
  • Education in European law and a good knowledge of the European decision making process.
  • Highly developed team spirit.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.
  • Very good analytical skills and proven ability to synthesise feedback.
  • Good organisation skills and capacity to identify key issues.
  • Excellent drafting skills.
  • Experience in building defendable consensus views amongst stakeholders.
  • Experience within an international and multi-cultural environment is advantageous.
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 in the coming years. Permanent position, competitive salary.
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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