Swiss Re: Administrative Assistant Internship Programme 2024

Internship Overview

Swiss Re has exciting graduate/ internship opportunities. The company is proud to offer programmes to help develop young talents at the beginning of their career.

Apply now for the Swiss Re: Administrative Assistant Internship Programme 2024.

Location:  Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA

Join Swiss Re and make a difference to society by helping to predict, prepare and protect against the world’s biggest risks.

In this write-up, we explore the available graduate openings and How you can Apply.

Careers at Swiss Re

Swiss Re has over 160 years’ experience in risk management and finding solutions to exceed their clients’ needs.

If you want to develop your career at a global company while in South Africa, perhapsa it’s time you considered Swiss Re.

The company offers some of the best opportunities in reinsurance and insurance, ensuring excellent career advancement in tech and data, project management, strategy and more. 

A career at Swiss Re comes with an inclusive culture along with flexible and agile working environment. You’ll enjoy access to vast leadership and development opportunities for a fulfilling career.

About the graduate internship

Swiss Re is looking for an Administrative Assistant to join the Swiss Re Africa Client Markets team based in Cape Town.

The team is responsible for managing key insurance clients and stakeholders across various markets and to present the Swiss Re value proposition in the right players at the right time.

This is a 12 month internship with an expected start date by 1st of September 2024 latest.

You will be working directly with the Client Markets team in Johannesburg and Cape Town as well as collaborating with other functions and departments including local underwriting, actuarial, claims, accounting and finance teams.

Duties and Responsibilities

•    Act as trusted person and manage calendars, meetings, travels for various colleagues in the team
•    Make and co-ordinate arrangements for various internal and external meetings and events; responsible for any administrative and logistic issues upon request
•    Provide administrative support to the short -term insurance and Life insurance teams
•    Assisting with all general administration and event preparation for Swiss Re Africa

Qualifications and Skills

•    Degree in Business Management or Business Administration
•    Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
•    Self-motivated, hardworking, organised, professional and proactive
•    Able to work well with individuals at all levels within the organization and be able to articulate ideas
•    Fluent in English

•    Curios to learn a variety of skills and understand systems quickly
•    Strong excel and power point skills
•    Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and tasks at once
•    Ability to handle confidential information discreetly with the highest level of integrity
•    You face challenges in a persistent and persevering manner

How to Apply

You apply online for these graduate opportunities. Here is How to Apply:

  1. First, visit the Swiss Re vacancies page, where all the global opportunities are listed.
  2. Using the location filter options, enter South Africa in the location tab to view only job openings in South Africa.
  3. Navigate to the graduate/ internship opportunity of your choice. Read through and ensure you have understood all the job specs and minimum requirements.
  4. Proceed and apply online.
  5. Having applied, all you can now do is await for the Swiss Re recruiters to get back to you if they found your application eye-catching.

We wish you all the best with your applications.

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