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Risk Underwriter


General information

Your position

  • As a Risk Underwriter, you will assess (insurance) applications related to international trade transactions, conduct financial and qualitative analyses, appraise the political and structural risks and make recommendations on the acceptability of applications.
  • You will submit proposals to decision committees or decide on the acceptance of risks within your decision-making authority.
  • You will develop and manage relations with clients and/or brokers, both domestically and abroad.
  • You will have a wide field of action: export finance (such as buyer credits, supplier credits, letter of credit transactions) and/or structured finance (such as (structured) commodity finance, project finance, etc.).
  • Alongside the underwriting tasks, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of in-house projects.

Your profile

  • You have a Master’s degree in applied economics, supplemented with additional training in finance or international trade if possible.
  • You have a first professional experience in the financial or insurance sector.
  • You're a native speaker in French and you show oral and written proficiency in Dutch and English, allowing you to perform in an international environment.
  • You combine a strong analytical mindset with a sense of synthesis and good editorial skills.
  • You are well organised, accurate and able to cope with tight deadlines.
  • You like working autonomously and show team spirit.
  • You have a broad interest in international trade, politics, commodity markets and emerging economies.
  • To enhance and develop the client relationship, you are willing to travel abroad on an occasional basis.

We offer

  • An interesting permanent position in a stable multilingual and international environment.
  • Continuous learning opportunities to develop your talent.
  • An attractive salary supplemented by a number of fringe benefits (meal vouchers, hospitalization insurance, extralegal pension, ...)
  • Our Belgian offices are located in the center of Brussels, easily accessible by public transport.
General information

Vacancy category

Underwriting & Account Management

Job location

Belgium, Brussels, Rue Montoyer 3, 1000 Brussels

Contract type

Permanent

Work regime

Full Time

About Credendo

Credendo is a leading European credit insurance company, driven by a multinational force of 520 professionals. Active in fourteen European countries, we serve local and international clients from all around the world. We are rapidly growing, yet we strive to preserve the soul of a human-sized company in the way we interact with each other from top to bottom.