Policy Advisor

Insurance Europe

in Brussels, Belgium, Deadline:15th Jul

Policy Sectors: Economic,

Organisation Type: Industry Association

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Insurance Europe

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 over €1100bn, employ nearly one million people and invest almost €8400bn in the economy.

  • Is responsible for monitoring EU regulatory initiatives, in particular within the non-life insurance domain (motor, natural catastrophes, general liability) and for analyzing legal topics with relevance for the non-life insurance market (e.g. competition or data protection issues), in coordination with the relevant departments;
  • Provides thorough analysis of non-life insurance developments and their impact on European insurance companies;
  • Synthesizes internal stakeholders' feedback and prepares papers that reflect the European insurance industry views on a range of technical or 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 Insurance Europe's working groups led under the Non-life Committee; Active participation in the building of consensus amongst the industry;
  • Assumes responsibility for contacts and coordination with external stakeholders, including EU institutions (European Commission, European Parliament, etc.) and other public or private organizations;
  • Contributes to internal studies and publications relating to the non-life sector;
  • Represents the European insurance industry in seminars and conferences, liaises and where needed represents Insurance Europe with other industry groups.

Profile

  • University degree in Law or Economics;
  • Experience of minimum three to five years as a non-life insurance practitioner;
  • Ability to work independently and in team;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Experience in building defendable consensus views amongst stakeholders;
  • 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 synthesize feedback;
  • Multi-lingual, i.e. proficiency in English, other languages desirable.

Offer

  • Insurance Europe offers a challenging and exciting position with Brussels as operating base.
  • 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 and excellent benefits.

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