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Administrative Assistant

About Us:

General Re Corporation, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is a holding company for global reinsurance and related operations, with more than 2,000 employees worldwide. It owns General Reinsurance Corporation and General Reinsurance AG, which conduct business as Gen Re.

Gen Re delivers reinsurance solutions to the Life/Health and Property/Casualty insurance industries. Represented in all major reinsurance markets through a network of more than 40 offices, we have earned superior financial strength ratings from each of the major rating agencies.

Our Tokyo Life/Health Unit is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified individual as an Administrative Assistant.

Your Role:

You will be a member of our Tokyo Life/Health Underwriting Support team providing quality administrative support to the Underwriting Unit in meeting their business requirements and client management activities.

The role will provide opportunities to acquire and grow technical knowledge and skills in the reinsurance industry.

Job Description:

  • Provide administrative and resource management assistance to the underwriting team in areas such as maintaining a good library of business-related resources and up-keeping a systematic filing system
  • Support the underwriters in new individual underwriting assessment and data management
  • Maintain regular updates of underwriting manuals, statistics and ledgers
  • Manage the workflow for financial assessment of new underwriting cases and prepare assessment proposals for final decision
  • Support administratively in the organization of client events and seminars by managing invitations, venue arrangement and other logistics
  • Maintain an up-to-date client information system and assist in reports/publications preparation and distribution
  • Any other projects as assigned


  • At least 3 years of work experience in administrative support
  • Fluent in reading, writing and speaking Japanese
  • Good command of Business English, both spoken and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy
  • Strong organizational skills and follow-through
  • Good analytical and numeracy skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, particularly in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience in the life insurance industry is an advantage

We offer performance-based remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications.

If you have the above competencies and attributes and you are interested in this role, please send your detailed resume and day contact number via email to Human Resources at


Human Resources

Our Address:

Tokyo Branch
2-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, 102-0083 (Japan)

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