Underwriting Iberia and Latam Regions

Location LISBON, PORTUGAL
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Life & Savings Insurance
Apply before 12/18/2021

POSITION SUMMARY  
As part of the Underwriting team of the AXA Partners – Credit & Lifestyle Protection business unit, you will be responsible for building the pricing & underwriting process (Product design, T&Cs, business case, contract, etc.)  for both Credit protection and Lifestyle protection products.
You will be in charge of Underwriting for AXA Partners entities and AXA entities for Credit and Lifestyle protection products, enabling AXA Partners to compete effectively in its current and future target markets and channels.
As such, you will play a key role to reach the group ambitions and support the development and implementation of new partnerships across the Group, contributing actively to define the underwriting guidelines and drive the product approval process. 
You will be also in charge to gather & leverage global pricing expertise and contribute actively to technical results. With the aim to suggest corrective measures in product / pricing decisions, and to identify key trends in performance across geographic and distribution channels under your scope.
Primarily geographical scope is expansion in Latin America markets such as Brazil, Bolivia and others, as well as highly activity markets of Colombia and Mexico.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 
Pricing of Group Life, Personal Accident and Credit protection insurance products in Iberia & Latam writing of the answers to tenders and quote requests from prospects and customers.
Conception and writing of legal documents linked to the insurance products quoted.
Provide the technical answer to RFPs (with the local AXA entities where relevant). 
Ensure full compliance with local regulation, laws and Group internal guidelines, following up complex contractual, legal and tax issues. 
Monthly and daily reporting of the underwriting activity (number of quotations, evolution of products and markets, follow-up of legal evolutions…).

Reporting/ Working Relationships:
Underwriters
Head of Underwriting 
Technical Director CLP
Global Sales Director
Sales Teams (GEO)
Actuarial and Portfolio Management Teams
External Partners

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE  
Technical Skills 
Qualified or Part-Qualified Actuary, or Advanced degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics,  Finance, or similar. 
Over 5 years’ experience within the Insurance industry, preferably in Latin America markets, such as Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, Colombia.
Underwriting/Pricing experience in Insurance industry, preferably in Group Life, Personal Accident and Credit Protection Insurance.
Expert knowledge of MS Office applications, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of insurance markets and accounting.

Very good interpersonal skills with clear communication skills
Fluent spoken and written English, Spanish and Portuguese for day to day communication.
Presentation and Communication towards Commercial people, hierarchy and Risk Management counterparts. Autonomy and team spirit requested.
Meticulous and detail-oriented execution with responsibilities.
Exercise the ownership of the products quoted and follow ups.

AXA Group is the world leader in insurance and asset management. We protect and advise our clients at every step in their lives, by offering products and services which satisfy their needs in the areas of insurance, personal protection, saving and asset management. AXA is the leading insurance brand worldwide, with over 100 million clients. We are transforming from payer to partner for our client, with a strong focus on risk prevention.


Our mission: Empower people to live a better life.

Our values: Customer First, Courage, Integrity and One AXA.


AXA Partners is an AXA transversal business unit offering a wide range of solutions in assistance services, travel insurance and credit protection.

AXA Partners’ role is also to implement innovative solutions emerging from the AXA Innovation unit.

Combining passion with advanced expertise, we design and deliver worldwide solutions for partners and communities. We protect what matters, when it matters.

 

By joining AXA Partners, you will work in a responsible company, which offers a real culture of expertise & diversity. Our focus is on accelerating the development of everyone’s skills, whilst offering attractive and competitive compensation and opportunities for professional development and growth.

 

Additionally, at AXA, we work to make a real difference to people - when amazing things happen and when we create opportunities for a better life, the feeling of pride is extraordinary.