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Senior Expert Surety International (all genders)

Winterthur, Smart Working

Are you looking for a new challenge with development potential and would you like to actively shape the future of our growing business area with us? If so, then you've come to the right place! We offer an exciting working environment in which teamwork is a high priority.

As the 'Credit, Surety and Credit Lifestyle Protection (CLP)' division, we offer our customers comprehensive services and insurance solutions. We insure debtors worldwide (Credit), underwrite sureties and guarantees (Surety), and insure regular obligations against biometric risks (CLP). As the AXA Group"s Centre of Excellence for Surety, we are also responsible for the development of the Surety business. As an 'Expert Surety International' you will have the exciting and challenging opportunity to drive the development of the Surety business within the strategic business plans. You will support specific local AXA entities in building and enhancing their technical excellence and business development. As part of the Centre of Excellence, you will shape the future of the Surety business by identifying new target markets and products as well as providing risk capacity.

Your contribution
  • You ensure a harmonised underwriting policy by helping to shape and develop the Group Underwriting Guidelines and ensuring exposure monitoring
  • You work closely with the Group Underwriting Office, especially on issues relating to the assigned local AXA entities
  • You provide support with complex underwriting issues and ensure coordination between the various governance bodies where necessary
  • You shape and develop the Surety community by offering training and further education and by organising the annual Surety seminar
  • You ensure the exchange with the assigned local AXA entities and analyse their needs for further business development
  • You identify and analyse the development of new target markets (products, countries, etc.)
  • You analyse and organise - where appropriate - internal reinsurance capacities for individual large transactions on a facultative basis (joint underwriting incl. processing) or for portfolios/business units on a treaty basis
  • You ensure close cooperation with AXA Group Ceded Re for Surety topics (especially in the renewal phase)
Your capabilities and talents
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with experience in Surety on the primary or reinsurance side
  • Experience in an international company working across countries
  • Reinsurance experience is an advantage
  • Analytical skills, quick comprehension, self-organisation
  • Assertiveness and negotiation skills as well as a high level of customer orientation
  • Completed university degree (Master's) in economics, business information technology, law or similar or commercial apprenticeship with comparable further training
  • Fluent written and spoken German, very good knowledge of English, other language skills an advantage (especially French and Spanish)

With innovative products, persuasive services and simple, digital processes, we create flexibility for our private and corporate customers. In doing so, we offer a broad range of standardized and individual insurance products, legal protection as well as financial security in the area of Credit & Surety.

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Please contact for any questions you may have regarding this open position Mirjam Lavater Recruiting Partner via E-Mail

We are unable to accept applications through staff referral agencies for this position.


  • Own AXA health management
  • Massage offers
  • Various sport and relaxation courses
  • Health management seminars
  • Relaxation rooms
  • Refund of half-fare subscription (GA) (pro rata)
  • Reduced purchase of Reka Checks
  • Discounts for buying, leasing or renting cars
Work & family
  • Maternity leave up to 5 months with full pay
  • Paternity leave up to 6 weeks with full pay
  • Company’s family allowance
  • Family-friendly meeting times
Other benefits
  • 5,000 Swipoints annually (value CHF 500) for use on
  • AXA share plan
  • Discounted catering options through Lunchcard or staff restaurants
  • Discounts for shopping, events, leisure offers
Insurance products
  • 30% discount on AXA products
  • private insurance for occupational and non-occupational accidents
Flexibility and scope
  • Various models for flexibly organizing working hours (AXA Flexwork)
  • Min. 5 weeks vacation
  • Extra 2 weeks leave granted every 5 years
  • Flexible purchase of vacation of up to 10 days
  • 3-day personal study period
Pension fund
  • Pension fund benefits and employer contributions well above statutory minimum
  • Free choice of savings plan
  • Flexibility on retirement

About AXA

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Additional information

Smart Working

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