Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Princeton




We’re adding to our diverse team of experts and are looking to hire those who are committed to building a culture that enables the creation of innovative solutions for our business units and clients.

The Company
As a member of Munich Re's US operations, we offer the financial strength and stability that comes with being part of the world's preeminent insurance and reinsurance brand. Our risk experts work together to assemble the right mix of products and services to help our clients stay competitive – from traditional reinsurance coverages, to niche and specialty reinsurance and insurance products.

The Opportunity
This opportunity is designed to be a developmental role supporting the Division President of Specialty Markets(SM). This role will provide broad exposure to the business unit, creating an opportunity for professional development to the individual.

This position will plan and direct administrative activities for the Division President and will plan and coordinate regular and ad-hoc activities such as divisional meetings, leadership meetings, annual compensation and performance processes, and other projects as assigned. This position is designed to allow for broad development to the individual and provides an opportunity to gain a comprehensive overview of the business unit while contributing to the achievement of the division’s goals and objectives.

Major accountabilities will include:
Act as lead administrative coordinator for administrative staff in SM, ensuring coverage and backups are in place where necessary, ensure that common SM administrative practices are in place, act as a central point of contact for items that need to be escalated to/addressed by the SM Leadership Team by administrative staff, Employee Engagement Group, etc.
Provide general administrative support to Division President, including calendar maintenance, scheduling meetings, travel arrangements and expense submissions.
Provide expert-level assistance to create and enhance electronic (i.e. PowerPoint) materials which align to and support the business strategy. The recipients of these presentations will be local, regional and global executive leadership.
Prioritize strategic topics and set agendas for the SM Leadership Team and SM Extended Management Team meetings; gather action items and ensure the accomplishment of goals.
Understanding the current priorities of the division, plan and coordinate quarterly SM Spotlight meetings. This includes but is not limited to developing and gaining approval for the agenda, assigning/coordinating presentations, etc.
Lead the information gathering process and coordinate with the SM Leadership Team as necessary for the creation of division reports for local, regional and global executive leadership.
Working closely with Division President, division financial leadership and other division leaders, coordinate the development and monitoring of annual Balanced Scorecard Objectives. Coordinate the objective setting process for members of the SM Leadership Team.
May sign off on expenses up to designated authority on behalf of Division President.
Communicate meeting notes, accomplishments, and action items to various stakeholders. Track deliverables and communicate progress as necessary to ensure a common understanding and expectations.
Participate in special projects as requested by management, assisting in the coordination of timelines and follow-up for departmental projects in conjunction with assigned project leads.


Successful candidates will possess the following skills/capabilities:
Ability to independently use judgment to make decisions, set priorities, develop action steps and follow through on assignments.
Ability to identify and resolve problems in straightforward situations including those with some complexity.
Ability to work under pressure and handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.
Should readily accept change and encourage others to embrace it as well.
Contacts are generally at all levels within the organization. Ability to obtain information from all sources, internal and external to the organization, is required.
Must know when to contact the appropriate personnel and resources.

About the company

Munich Re is one of the world’s leading risk carriers and stands for exceptional solution-based expertise, consistent risk management, financial stability and client proximity. The Group operates in all lines of insurance, with around 45,000 employees throughout the world and combines primary insurance and reinsurance under one roof.

Besides our capital base, the foundation of our success is knowledge and competence – qualities that benefit clients and staff alike. As a world-class reinsurer, we invest a great deal in maintaining our knowledge lead and foster the innovative strength and expertise of our more than 11,000 employees in reinsurance. We motivate by offering a wide variety of responsible tasks with clear objectives, and cultivate a team spirit. Our corporate culture is defined by performance, mutual respect and trust. All this makes us an attractive employer providing global career development opportunities and prospects.

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