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Intern (m/f/d) - Underwriting Assistant for Financial Lines Switzerland

Job Level:  Student

Zurich, CH, 8002

Due Date:  as soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Underwriting
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Part-Time
Remote Job:  Home office
Employment Type:  Temporary
ID:  3618

Whether it’s airplanes, satellites, the world’s biggest ships and tallest building, cyber-attacks or climate change impacts, Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) have got the major risks fully covered when it comes to protecting businesses.


Job Purpose/Role 


Are you interested in joining our adventure by becoming our new Intern?


The Swiss Financial Lines underwriting team is looking for a student to support the underwriters in various administrative activities. This is a part-time internship position at 80% limited for 6 months. 




In this role you will…


•    Prepare policy documents and invoices, obtain dual signatures and autonomous mailing to clients and brokers
•    Register new business submissions and pre-population of information in the digital underwriting system
•    Prepare proposals for the premium allocation of international insurance programs in coordination with the responsible underwriter and the policy file
•    Communicate with clients and brokers by phone and E-Mail, forward messages to the responsible
•    Draft accompanying letters to clients and brokers
•    Check premium bookings and payments received in coordination with the accounting and operations teams in Munich
•    Remind clients that have not paid the premium due on the basis of a monthly list
•    Check various lists for reporting purposes, including the preparation of summaries / feedback to the team


To be successful in the role:


You will have….


•    A Currently enrollment in (or planning to attend in the immediate future) a business or law university with the aim of achieving a bachelor or master’s degree
•    Excellent Microsoft Office skills (mainly Word; advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Access skills are helpful)
•    Team player skills
•    A Self-organized, structured and efficient way of working
•    Ideally working experience in an international company before
•    Fluent German and English skills


Additional Information

•    This is a part-time internship position at 80% limited for 6 months.
•    Work permit for Switzerland is required.


In order to consider your application in detail, we require the CV, Cover Letter and Enrolment Certificate from you. Please be so kind to upload them when applying to the role


AGCS is dedicated to offering its employees an environment open for learning and development and hosts its own Underwriting Academy to drive continued excellence in underwriting and to better understand and serve our clients’ needs


The benefits of joining AGCS


•    Hybrid working model, which recognizes the value in a balance between remote and office based working, giving you the flexibility to organize the way you work
•    An exciting and versatile job with an opportunity to work alongside skilled and specialised colleagues from all over the world 
•    An environment where innovation and challenging the status quo is encouraged
•    Wellbeing policies/initiatives to support a positive work life balance 
•    A competitive compensation and benefits package including generous bonus scheme  
•    Continuous learning: A large portfolio of continuous learning opportunities to help you stay relevant in your current role, grow into future roles and meet the demands of the workplace
•    Diverse and inclusive culture: You will be accepted for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs


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. 


Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.


Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals.Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 31 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,400 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2020, AGCS generated a total of €9.3 billion gross premium globally. 


In 2020, AGCS announced a new strategy and transformation program called New AGCS which aims to comprehensively transform the company, creating a mutually beneficial relationship with stakeholders. This  is  an  exciting  time  to  join  AGCS  as  we  continue  on  our  journey  of  transformation,  regaining  market  leadership  and  achieving  success  together.  You can grow your career through meaningful work supporting our customers, while learning from expert colleagues.


Allianz is an equal opportunity employer and therefore welcomes applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Diversity of minds is an integral part of Allianz’ company culture.


Let’s care for tomorrow.