Credit and Political Risk Underwriter 
(Geneva, hybrid)
We currently have a vacant position in our Single Risk Team, for a Credit and Political Risk Underwriter.
The Single Risk Team is dedicated to customized, individual credit insurance solutions for corporates, financial institutions and traders. The position is based in Geneva and will involve occasional travel (international).

Key responsibilities 
  • Credit Analysis
    You will analyse and assess a wide range of credit related and political risks of international financial and commercial transactions. 
  • Review of business opportunities
    You will evaluate and review business opportunities originated through specialized political and credit risk brokers. >
  • Preparation of Insurance Proposals
    Prepare, present and defend files to the various credit committees following internal guidelines. 
  • Negotiation, Issuance and Monitoring of Policies
    You will negotiate and issue insurance policies and monitor these policies and their underlying risks (collection, analysis and assessment of new information).
  • Underwriting Administration
    You will ensure the proper administration of insurance policies in accordance with internal and external rules and regulations, in close collaboration with our middle & back office team.
  • Develop Broker and Client Relationships
    You will develop international relations with brokers and clients to detect new business opportunities and foster our business relationship
  • Support Underwriting Strategy
    You will support the Underwriting Team in developing its strategy concerning risk portfolio and clients acquisition
Your profile
  • You have a Master’s degree in Economics, Finance, Law or similar
  • You have 3+ year-experience in credit insurance, banking industry or the credit department of an international corporate
  • You are fluent in English and French
  • You are interested in Finance, International Economics, Geopolitics and the Insurance Industry
  • You have strong analytical skills
  • You have good interpersonal skills and are client oriented
  • You are a well-organized person with a particular focus on quality
  • You are stress resistant and able to work both in a team and on your own
  • You have a good command of MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point)
Our offer
  • You will work in an international and dynamic environment
  • As a highly specialized company we offer a position that provides a comprehensive insight into our business
  • Hybrid working (work up to 2 days a week from home)
  • We offer an attractive salary supplemented by fringe benefits
  • Our office is located in Geneva City Centre, easily accessible by public transportation,
About Us
Credendo – Guarantees & Speciality Risks (Credendo GSR) is an insurance company specialized in trade credit and political risk insurance with a strong focus on risks in emerging markets. We protect companies, banks and traders against credit and political risks, and facilitate the financing of such transactions. Through our head office in Belgium and nine branches across Europe, we offer surety in Europe and excess-of-loss, top-up and single risk credit insurance solutions in over 160 countries. 
As a subsidiary of the Belgian Export Credit Agency “Credendo ECA”, we enjoy a strong and stable shareholder base. Credendo Group, Europe’s fourth largest credit insurer, is a prominent provider of customized credit insurance solutions.
Credendo GSR is rated A- with a stable outlook by S&P’s and has a EUR 135 million capitalization as of 12/21. As a company active in the service industry, the success of our organization stands with the quality of our employees. The development of talents built on mutual respect and trust is our key approach to Human Resources.

To apply
Interested? Please send your CV and covering letter to Kerlijne Van Steen, K.VanSteen@credendo.com.

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