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Head of Account Management and Business Development

General Re Corporation Tokyo, Japan
Posted 24 days ago Permanent Competitive
Head of Account Management and Business Development
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General Re Corporation, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is a holding company for global reinsurance and related operations, with more than 2,000 employees worldwide. It owns General Reinsurance Corporation and General Reinsurance AG, which conducts business as Gen Re.

Gen Re delivers reinsurance solutions to the Life/Health and Property/Casualty insurance industries. Represented in all major reinsurance markets through a network of more than 40 offices, we have earned superior financial strength ratings from each of the major rating agencies.

Your Role

You will be working with the Regional Director ASEAN/Japan, the Branch Manager of the Japan Life/Health branch and the Head of Life/Health Underwriting of the Japan Life/Health Branch on the development of the Life and Health reinsurance business in Japan. This is a self-starting, client relationship role which demands the building of new business with the management of successful relationships.

Your Key Responsibilities

Manage and build Client Portfolio
  • Drive an understanding of the financial and risk management needs of clients and strategize solutions/products to meet those needs
  • Build and leverage C-Suite relationships across clients
  • Ensure the required service levels across the reinsurance relationships are met
  • Lead the negotiation of reinsurance treaties

Enhance and Promote the Life/Health Marketing Strategy
  • Promote and build the Gen Re brand throughout the Japan Life/Health market
  • Contribute to the development of the Japan Life/Health business strategy and lead the development of a supporting marketing strategy
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities
  • Maintain excellent relationships with reinsurance buyers in Japan
  • Represent Gen Re Japan in industry forums - be known as an industry expert
  • Create and deliver presentations and articles

Collaboration Across the Group
  • Build and leverage relationships across the Business Unit and Gen Re global units

People Management
  • Lead, coach, mentor and develop team members
  • Lead by example to develop an inclusive, collaborative, result-oriented environment

Operational Excellence
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and guidelines within the Japan Life/Health Treaty team
  • Oversee the workflow of the Japan Life/Health Treaty team to ensure quality, execution and timeliness of work
  • Responsible for routine projects such as marketing events and seminars

Your Profile
  • Possess strong C-Suite influencing skills and negotiation skills
  • Good command of Business English, both spoken and written
  • Fluent in reading, writing and speaking Japanese
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented with an analytical mind

We offer a
• highly professional and inclusive work environment that values excellence, integrity, personal responsibility and the unique talent of each employee
• flat management hierarchy and team-based environment that promote collaboration and free-flowing communication
• market competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications, with a comprehensive suite of employee benefits
Does this sound exciting?
If you want to shape your future with us, we look forward to receiving your application via the Apply Now link.

Human Resources

Our Address

General Reinsurance AG
Tokyo Branch Branch

2-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 102-0083 (Japan)
Job ID  req353
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