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Risk Underwriter

Job Level:  Professional


Due Date:  31.07.2022
Area of Expertise:  Risk Management
Unit:  Euler Hermes
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  9059

At Allianz Trade we are committed to support our employees in every step of their professional journey, provide tailor-made development programs and open gateways to international opportunities. We encourage them to take ownership and accountability, and to dare to make a difference!


Job role

As a Risk Underwriter, you will assess and underwrite credit applications related to international trade transactions, conduct financial and qualitative analyses, appraise transactional risks. You will develop and manage relations with internal customers. Next to the underwriting tasks, you will be presented with the opportunity to work on a variety of in-house projects


What you do

Decide on credit limit requests consistently, according to the SLA(service level agreement) included in Risk Business Model;  
 Use all information available in our system and  own market knowledge in order to assess the risk;
 Monitor risk exposure, trade sector evolution and action plans - maintaining constant contact with internal clients; apply, underwriting principles, guidelines and procedures;
 Maintain permanent contact with other departments like, Policy Administration, Information & Grading, Claims and collections;   
 Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines;
Support the sales department and other business units of Euler Hermes Group; 
Various reports/statistics for senior management;


What you bring

Educational requirements: Master's degree in Ecomonics 
 Functional knowledge: risk assessment, market knowledge; knowledge of banking/financial services sector is an advantage;
 Strong analytical skills and structured thinking
 IT Systems / Sofware: MS Office; particulary MS Excel;
 Language: EN advanced level (reading and writing skills) is required
 Business expertise: 1-3 years in insurance area / credit  insurance / risk area/banking - corporate area; strong business/finance assessment skills; demonstrates commercial awareness
 Interpersonal skills: good communicator, team player, honest, ability to convince others, problem solving; Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to handle multiple tasks in high volume; Ability to work independently and collaborating with co-workers in a team setting.


What we offer

Dynamic and multinational working environment.

Opportunity to learn and grow- on the job as well as language or professional training.

Open company culture, flexible working hours / possibility of working from home.

A wide range of employee benefits - meal vouchers, gift vouchers, performance bonus, public transportation allowance, extra personal days, premium health insurance, fruit day, discounts on Allianz products, etc.

Full time permanent contract.

Modern and accessible offices.


Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.

We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Trade is the trademark used to designate a range of services provided by Euler Hermes*. We are the global leader in trade credit insurance and a recognized specialist in the areas of surety, collections, structured trade credit and political risk. Headquartered in Paris, we are present in more than 50 countries with 5,500 employees. In 2021, our global business transactions represented 931 billion Euro in exposure.

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