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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.

Legal policy advisor, non-life insurance

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 over 975 000 people and invest nearly €9 800bn 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: [email protected]).

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Policy advisor conduct of business

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 

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. Permanent position, competitive salary.

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 conduct of business 

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 

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 economics and finance

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 economics and finance department, we are looking for a (m/f)
Policy advisor Economics and Finance

Function

As a member of the Economics and Finance (ECOFIN) team, your main responsibilities will be to support the Economics and Finance director on a wide range of economic issues covering a variety of insurance-related topics.

A key responsibility will include monitoring developments in the field of financial reporting and in particular, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). You will be responsible for organising working group meetings (such as the Financial Reporting Working Group) with our member representatives and will coordinate the discussions. You will also contribute to developing advocacy papers and you will assure coordination of and work closely with dedicated bodies such as the EFRAG, IASB and EIOPA.  You will liaise with the European CFO Forum working groups and support the ECOFIN director’s participation in this Forum.  

Other responsibilities may include supporting the ECOFIN director in his active participation as a member of the Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group (IRSG), his preparation of Insurance Europe’s ECOFIN Committee and development of evidence, articles and presentations to support key immediate and strategic lobby activity.

Regular responsibilities and activities will include:

  • Identifies, monitors and analyses EU initiatives relevant for the European insurance covering a variety of topics with a focus on all aspects of Financial Reporting (in particular IFRS 9 and 17)

  • Synthesizes Insurance Europe’s members’ feedback, generates solutions and develops common positions reflecting the European industry views;

  • Participates in Insurance Europe’s advocacy strategy towards external stakeholders and liaises with a broad range of legislative and regulatory bodies; 

  • Provides day-to-day information-sharing and services to members (e.g. is a point of contact) and helps draft when needed press releases and other external communications;

  • Builds and maintains contacts and relationships with relevant contacts including Insurance Europe members, CFO Forum, EFRAG, IASB, EIOPA, other industry organisations, etc

  • Participates in seminars and conferences to learn, network and actively promote the policy messages of the organisation

  • Undertakes research on other topics and develops presentations, articles, papers to support immediate and strategic lobby activity

  • Liaises within Insurance Europe

  • Support and coordinates closely with — and reports directly to the — Economics and Finance Director, particularly in his activities with IRSG, CFO Forum and preparation of ECOFIN meetings;

     

Profile

  • University degree or equivalent in economics, finance or any other related area (Experience and knowledge of financial reporting and IFRS)

  • Good organisation skills and capacity to identify key issues;

  • Ability to work collaboratively and strategically with a range of external stakeholders;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and political sensitivity;

  • Very good analytical skills and proven ability to synthesise feedback;

  • Excellent presentation skills;

  • High-quality communication skills and drafting skills. 

  • Experience within an international and multicultural environment is advantageous.

Offer

Challenging position in an international and professional organisation, with Brussels as operating base. Competitive salary package, with excellent benefits. Permanent position, full-time.

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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Policy advisor economics and statistics

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 & macro economics department, we are looking for a (m/f)
Policy advisor Economics and Statistics

Function

  • Organises and executes the collection of key figures and statistics about the European insurance sector, covering all insurance related areas (e.g. life, motor, health, pensions, reinsurance)

  • Performs data-analysis and prepares analytical reports, with view to producing quarterly and annual reporting on developments and trends about the European insurance and reinsurance market; coordinates closely with national associations on the data-interpretation and analysis;

  • Contributes to selected Insurance Europe publications such as “European Insurance in Figures” and  “European Insurance Key Facts”; contributes to Insurance Europe’s policy making;

  • Performs economic analysis and provides statistical expertise in view of joint projects with other departments. Cooperates closely with other members of the team in the analysis and reporting of results;

  • Supports the work of the statistics committee and various other Insurance Europe working groups and committees;

  • Assumes responsibility for contacts and coordination with external stakeholders, e.g. OECD, Eurostat and other relevant European/international organisations; 

  • Coordinates closely with and reports directly to the head of department.

Profile

  • University degree in statistics and/or economic analysis;

  • Experience with treatment of data and reporting about complex, quantitative issues;

  • Very good analytical skills and proven ability to synthesise feedback;

  • Ability to work independently and in a team; 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills (i.e. presentation and communication skills); 

  • Demonstrated ability to draft concise, clear policy papers on complex technical subjects, and to communicate the results to non-specialist audiences; 

  • Proven capacity to deliver high quality results on a timely basis with attention for detail;

  • Excellent ICT skills. 

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 relating to the future of Europe’s insurance industry. 

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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