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Position: Junior Business Developer/Originator Weather
Institution: New Reinsurance Company Ltd
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Duties: Exploring, driving and proactively generating new business opportunities within the global energy sector and beyond tackling new industries, build up and out broker relations etc; Collaborating closely with relevant business units (within Capital Partners, F&C, Climate, …) and conducting client-facing activities to ensure a healthy deal pipeline, push prospects and foster closing of transactions; Developing and giving professional presentations and sales pitches; Manage Deal Pipeline, incl. analytics to derive trends, growing markets and sales strategies; Handling, coordinating and working on client and broker requests swiftly in close cooperation with structuring; Leading projects and working in cross-functional deal teams in exploring and pursuing solutions with clients, brokers and other external business partners; Support global marketing & communication activities through identification of relevant conferences to attend and publications to assess as well as preparation of papers and presentations
Requirements: Master’s degree with a focus on financial climate risk or financial management or energy/renewable energy; Preferably 2-3 years’ professional experience in the finance or energy/reinsurance sector; Strong analytical capabilities; Financial education is a plus but can be also obtained on the job; Entrepreneurial spirit; Creative, open minded and inspiring team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills; Innovation capability - ability to think creatively and drive new solutions; Ability to adapt to different working environments and client’s needs; Intercultural competence and enjoying working with international teams; Fluent in English (German or any additional language will be of benefit)
   
Text: Junior Business Developer / Originator Weather New Reinsurance Company Ltd. (NewRe) is a Swiss reinsurer, founded in Zurich in 1926. In 1988, NewRe became part of Munich Re Group. What makes NewRe a preferred reinsurer is our determination to find appropriate reinsurance solutions for our clients, coupled with thorough market know-how and swift response times. Climate & Weather risks have an increasingly substantial financial impact on the performance of many industries. The affected sectors not only include energy and agriculture, but more and more we see an impact on financial institutions (banking, asset management). The global Weather & AgRisk Partners unit of Munich Re, with teams in Zurich, Houston and Munich, offers tailor-made solutions to minimise our clients’ climate and weather-related risks. As part of our global expansion, we are looking for a highly motivated candidate to join our business development & origination team in Zurich and work with our clients and business partners on weather and climate related business development opportunities. Place of work Zurich Your responsibilities Exploring, driving and proactively generating new business opportunities within the global energy sector and beyond tackling new industries, build up and out broker relations etc. Collaborating closely with relevant business units (within Capital Partners, F&C, Climate, …) and conducting client-facing activities to ensure a healthy deal pipeline, push prospects and foster closing of transactions Developing and giving professional presentations and sales pitches Manage Deal Pipeline, incl. analytics to derive trends, growing markets and sales strategies Handling, coordinating and working on client and broker requests swiftly in close cooperation with structuring Leading projects and working in cross-functional deal teams in exploring and pursuing solutions with clients, brokers and other external business partners Support global marketing & communication activities through identification of relevant conferences to attend and publications to assess as well as preparation of papers and presentations Your profile Master’s degree with a focus on financial climate risk or financial management or energy/renewable energy Preferably 2-3 years’ professional experience in the finance or energy/reinsurance sector Strong analytical capabilities Financial education is a plus but can be also obtained on the job Entrepreneurial spirit Creative, open minded and inspiring team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills Innovation capability - ability to think creatively and drive new solutions Ability to adapt to different working environments and client’s needs Intercultural competence and enjoying working with international teams Fluent in English (German or any additional language will be of benefit) Your opportunity At NewRe our employees are our key asset. We therefore embrace a flexible hybrid working model appreciating its positive impact on our achievements and wellbeing, while acknowledging the vital role of social interaction. We strongly believe that all of this is fundamental to the performance of our company. Together we create and articulate a compelling and ambitious shared purpose, vision and direction. As an employer, we take pride in fostering a company culture of mutual trust and esteem. Likewise, we attach great importance to nurturing an inclusive working environment where different thoughts, generations, cultures and experiences are valued and encouraged. Our commitment to equal treatment of all employee is reflected in our pay practice that has been awarded the attestation for equal pay by Willis Towers Watson (in line with the Swiss Federal Act on Gender Equality). We love challenges and flexibly bundle our skills, experience and personalities to deliver outstanding results. Embracing new ways of working and digitalisation, we continuously grow with our customers and partners. To learn more about us, check out www.newre.com . We look forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button "Apply online".
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