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Chief Medical Officer - BU Life Zurich/Paris or Singapore

Partner Reinsurance Europe Limited

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Chief Medical Officer - BU Life Zurich/Paris or Singapore

Chief Medical Officer - BU Life Zurich/Paris or Singapore


Reporting to

Head of Long Term Propositions


To contribute medical expertise and knowledge as a core member of BU Life’s multi-disciplinary Proposition Development team

Area of responsibilities


  • A core member of BU Life’s multi-disciplinary Proposition Development team.  Provide medical insight into the development and maintenance of PartnerRe’s life propositions]
  • Actively engage in setting the direction of proposition development
  • Identify and highlight emerging trends and developments in the incidence, detection and treatment of diseases
  • Source and interpret relevant findings in medical journals and reports
  • Assess referals of complex medical underwriting and claims cases across multiple markets
  • Manage relationships to external consultants to achieve best service quality
  • Develop and maintain a wide external network of medical experts and insurance professionals
  • Drive innovation in propositions (including underwriting and claims)
  • Help to improve and maintain PAR (PartnerRe’s electronic UW manual)


  • Proactively drive forward and lead on key initiatives
  • Manage network of external medical experts
  • Work effectively across teams
  • Training of other team members to enhance level of medical knowledge

Market and Client Interactions

  •  Raise the profile and credibility of PartnerRe via publications, public speaking etc.
  • Ability to join and actively contribute to client meetings
  • Represent PartnerRe in industry bodies and associations
  • Provide advice to clients on medically related issues – including seminars and training
  • A medical background – preferrably with experience of Critical Illness and/or Longevity products
  • At least 6-10 years experience working in the (re-)insurance industry
  • Experienced in proposition development - experience of developing CI and Longevity related propositions would be an advantage
  • Experience of working in diverse multi-disciplinary teams across multiple geographies.  Experience of leading people would be an advantage
  • Fluent in English; ablility to communicate in other languages (preferably Mandarin and/or Spanish) is a plus
  • Network of contacts to peers at other reinsurers and insurers
  • Wide network in the Insurance Medicine community and contacts to medical and pharma research
  • Willingness to travel
Interpersonal Skills
  • A clear vision and strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work within a team -  sensitive to cultural differences (between various teams and locations)
  • Excellent communicator, including communicator of medical topics to a non-specialist audience
  • Strong client focus – a solution finding mentality
  • Pro-active problem-solving approach, innovative and creative
  • Able to construct persuasive arguments
  • Decisive
Education/Further requirements
  • medical qualification
  • Zurich, Paris or Singapore

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