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Insurance Europe represents the European insurance industry on a wide range of issues to European regulators, other public bodies, and the media. We look to recruit ambitious, talented and enthusiastic people, and currently have the following opportunities to join our international team of around 40 experienced advisors.

Policy advisor conduct of business 

Insurance Europe is the European insurance and reinsurance federation. Through its 34 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 €1,110bn, employ almost one million people and invest over €9,900bn in the economy.

For our conduct of business department, we are looking for a (m/f)
Policy advisor conduct of business 

Function

  • 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. 

Profile

Essential

  • 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.

Desirable

  • Experience in building defendable consensus views amongst stakeholders.
  • Experience within an international and multi-cultural environment is advantageous.

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 in the coming years.

Fixed-term contract for two years. 

Contact

Please address application letters and curriculum vitae to Insurance Europe, Rue Montoyer 51, 1000 Bruxelles for the attention of Koen Ameye (e-mail: [email protected]).

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Policy advisor prudential regulation

For our Economics and Finance department, we are looking for a (m/f) Policy advisor prudential regulation

Function

  • Monitors developments at EU level in the field of prudential regulation in particular on Pillar II or Pillar III related topics of Solvency II (eg internal models, reporting).
  • Ensures close contact and takes responsibility in coordination with Insurance Europe’s stakeholders, ie the member organisations and their representatives.
  • Supports Insurance Europe’s working groups and committees, in particular the Solvency II working group.
  • Participates in building consensus amongst industry stakeholders.
  • Synthesises Insurance Europe’s members feedback and prepares papers that reflect the European industry views on a range of technical and/or political issues relating to prudential supervision.
  • Participates in Europe’s lobbying strategy towards external stakeholders and liaises with a broad range of legislative and regulatory bodies (eg European Commission, EIOPA, European Parliament).
  • Represents the European insurance industry in seminars and conferences, liaises and where needed represents Insurance Europe with other industry groups and working groups in particular with the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA).
  • Coordinates closely and reports directly to the head of prudential regulation.

Profile

Essential

  • Previous experience with Solvency II, preferably on internal models or reporting issues.
  • A level of education that corresponds to completed university studies followed by a professional experience of at least three years.
  • Strong analytical skills and proven ability to synthesise feedback.
  • Active listener, skilled and efficient communicator in an international and multi-cultural environment both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Competent and persuasive in his/her area of expertise, good interpersonal skills.

Desirable

  • Experience of at least three years, ideally in the area of risk management, within the financial services sector.
  • Experience in building defendable consensus views amongst stakeholders.
  • Experience in a multi-cultural environment is advantageous.

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, attractive salary and benefits.

Contact

Please address application letters and curriculum vitae to Insurance Europe, Rue Montoyer 51, 1000 Brussels for the attention of Koen Ameye (E-mail: [email protected]).

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