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Risk Underwriter

General information

Your position

  • As a Risk Underwriter, you will assess (insurance) applications related to international trade finance transactions (Letters of Credit, trade loans, bank guarantees,…), conduct financial and qualitative analyses of mainly financial institutions (banks), appraise the political and structural risks and make recommendations on the acceptability of applications.
  • You will decide on the acceptance of risks within your signing authority or submit proposals to decision committees.
  • You will develop and manage relations with clients and/or brokers, both domestically and abroad.
  • Next to the underwriting tasks, you will be presented with the opportunity to work on a variety of in-house projects.

Your profile

  • You have a Master's degree in economics, supplemented with additional training in finance or international trade if possible.
  • You have a good command of English allowing you to perform in an international environment, as well as an acceptable knowledge of Dutch and/or French.
  • 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.

We offer

  • An interesting permanent contract in a stable, multilingual and international environment.
  • Learning opportunities to develop your skills and expertise.
  • A salary corresponding to your profile and experience, including hospital and ambulatory care insurance, pension insurance, FlexReward plan and other extra-legal benefits.
  • A hybrid working arrangement (three days WFH) offering flexibility and a good work-life balance.
  • A role in a company where the following values are key: respect, customer intimacy and reliability.
General information

Vacancy category

Underwriting & Account Management

Job location

Belgium, Brussels, Rue Montoyer 3, 1000 Brussels

Contract type


Work regime

Full Time

About Credendo

Credendo is a leading European Credit insurance company, fueled by a multinational force of 563 professionals. Active in fourteen European countries, we serve local and international clients from all around the world. Even though we are rapidly growing, we strive to preserve the soul of a human-sized company in the way we interact with each other from top to bottom.