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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 Asia Life/Health Unit is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified actuarial professional to be based in their Seoul Office as Underwriter.

Your Role:

You are a member of the Seoul Life and Health team providing high quality underwriting/claim services to our client companies in South Korea. You have account manager responsibility for assigned clients.

Job Description:

  • Provide underwriting/claims services and support
  • Provide support in business and product development
  • Provide training to client companies
  • Assist in development of underwriting standards, manuals and systems
  • Actively engage in client relationship development and market efforts
  • Participate in regional and international initiatives and projects


  • At least 6-8 years prior work experience in medical underwriting a life insurance or reinsurance company with robust knowledge of the Korean market
  • Medical or nursing background is preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in reading, writing and speaking Korean
  • Good command of English, both spoken and written
  • Able to work independently as well as a strong team player

While the preference is for someone who fulfils the above experience criteria, we will consider exceptional candidates with less experience whom we deem capable of growing into the role.

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

If you are interested in this position, please send your detailed resume and day contact number via email to Human Resources at


Human Resources

Our Address:

Seoul Branch
18F Gwanghwamun Building,
149 Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu
Seoul, 03186 (Korea)

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