Underwriter AXA Climate F/M - PARIS

AXA General Insurance (Paris, France) Publié il y a 13 jours



AXA Climate, as part of AXA Next, is an InsurTech company acting as a Managing General Agency. We operate from our offices in Paris, London and Shanghai.

AXA Climate empowers communities and businesses to tackle climate risks, with solutions combining parametric insurance (automated, data-driven), real time alerting services, and adaptation services to climate change ;

AXA Climate aims at making communities and businesses more resilient against weather anomalies and natural disasters, offering innovative climate parametric solutions for a large range of clients: Governments, Insurers, Companies and Strategic Partners - inc. micro insurance solutions.  

The Parametric team of AXA Climate is a business unit of AXA focusing on index-based insurance (full range of weather/climate related perils and earthquake). It’s an internal MGA (Managing General Agent), leveraging many risk carriers (AXA XL Insurance; AXA XL Reinsurance; AXA GI entities…) to develop and strengthen the climate parametric book (GWP from 32m€ in 2019 to expected 100m€+ in 2023), across more than 40 countries. 

The Underwriter has a key responsibility for the business both in terms of growth and profitability.

  • To underwrite a deal, the Underwriter is accountable to manage the broker / client and to secure deal delivery from A to Z (inc. risk analysis, pricing, decision making process, policy wording, negotiation of terms and conditions) with the support of the team (of which Senior Underwriters), in accordance with his/her Underwriting authorities and in strict compliance with the Underwriting framework in force:
    • Co-construction approach with clients / brokers to design covers;
    • Internal project mode with Underwriters, Science, Product, Legal, Compliance, Operations, Risk Management teams to leverage expertise and be able to bring world-class solutions (innovative solutions most of the time because it is addressing genuine climate pains of the clients | tailor made underwriting, with a mix of climate understanding, technology and aerial imagery monitoring, with a balance between innovation and risk management | Large Corporate or Public Sector clients - mainly large deals.
  • The Underwriter is accountable to execute the pipeline of deals he/she has been assigned, to manage deadlines and client / broker expectations.
  • The Underwriter contributes to enhance skills of the UW community (e.g. by fostering learning by experience) and more generally, the Underwriter contributes to the strengthening the UW framework (e.g. by achieving specific missions, ensuring portfolio monitoring and controls).
  • The Underwriter supports the Biz Dev efforts by pitching clients / brokers and more generally, the Underwriter supports the Biz Dev team to source new leads.
  • The Underwriter contributes to the strategic projects of the Parametric Business unit.


Experience required:
  • 3+ years of pricing/underwriting

Technical Skills:
  • Expertise of pricing.
  • Expertise of underwriting (e.g. guidelines, risk carriers, insurance / reinsurance / captive / derivative set-up).
  • Expertise of Climate and Natural Catastrophes underwriting (typhoons, earthquake, drought, temperatures…).
  • Expertise of aerial imagery monitoring (satellites, drones, aircrafts…).

Behavioural Skills:

  • Ability to prioritize tasks in the context of many deals in parallel.
  • Clarity of thinking and communication.
  • Ability to listen to clients/brokers, but also help them to buy the proposed solution.
  • Ability to work in a team (i.e. leverage expertise from colleagues for his/her missions, contribute to the missions of other colleagues, give feedback).

// Open-mindset and appetite for transformative environment.

// Ability to deliver under deadline pressure.

About AXA  

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.
In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.


The mission of AXA Next is to create global services and build new business models beyond traditional insurance. It is supported in that effort by a broader AXA “Innovation Ecosystem”, that includes:

 • AXA Labs , the 3 laboratories are based in Silicon Valley,  Shanghai, and more recently London, to identify the latest  trends and connect with new economy players.

 • Kamet creates disruptive greenfield projects developed by  entrepreneurs in insurance, protection and assistance space.  The goal is to launch, incubate and build new innovative  companies by working with the most talented entrepreneurs and  providing them with the resources they need to grow and  realize their ambitions - 12 companies have been launched  generating over 300 new jobs.

 • AXA Venture Partners invests in enterprise software,  fintech, consumer tech and digital health, as well as other  technologies relevant to insurance and asset management. The  €600 million fund provides a unique network of start-ups – a  diversified portfolio of some 40 start-ups as of today.

 • AXA Partners helps its Corporate clients to enrich their  customers’ experience by implementing innovative global  solutions in assistance services, specialized insurance and  credit protection. This global entity facilitates the large- scale implementation and development of our solutions  throughout the world thanks to its significant distribution  capacity.

  • AXA Climate protects our customers thanks to a  new insurance model driven by data and technology and based on  independent parameters that trigger automatically claims  payment.
AXA Next drives the execution of the Group’s global disruptive innovation agenda, according to the most relevant strategic avenue: a greenfield development (build), an acquisition (buy), a strategic investment (invest), and/or a strategic partnership (partner). The main activities of AXA Next are:
 • scouting and knowledge management,
 • project development and consolidation of innovative  solutions across each priority (starting with healthcare and  platforms),
 • accelerating the M&A and strategic investment effort,
 • steering the innovation ecosystem governance and supporting  project execution.

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