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Your development opportunities at Munich Re

As one of the world’s leading reinsurers, we are always preparing for challenges ahead. The best way to do that is to empower our people to grow – their skills, their careers and their expertise.

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A continuous learning curve gives you an edge wherever you stand in your career

The people who join Munich Re are keenly aware of how the world around us is changing – and how these changes affect endeavours in society and business. It’s their understanding of how the world works that sets us apart from the competition. Because it fuels our exploration of insurability and our drive to create better and innovative risk-related solutions.

We have built an environment that thrives on lifelong learning, career ownership and is not limited by borders or cultures. We provide our people with the tools they need to drive their careers.

For me, working for Munich Re means working in an international environment. I had the opportunity to work and live in India for more than two years. It was a highly rewarding experience. I learnt how to put a plan into action and collaborate with colleagues in a foreign work and cultural environment.
Lara Bartsch
Munich Re Germany, Munich
Consultant Reserving

Own and manage your career

As widely diverse as career goals may be, career paths at Munich Re are just as varied. We do not expect career to progress in a straight line – a step to the side, or even backtracking, can yield rich development opportunities. As a Munich Re employee, you have access to local and global development programmes and training courses for all levels to design your career path in line with your aims and ambitions. 

What does developing a career mean for you?
As a Munich Re employee you can choose your career path. You may want to take on more responsibility, add a qualification or grow your leadership skills. Maybe you’d rather not manage others. You can deepen your expertise, expand your knowledge to a new area or broaden your perspective, instead. The freedom to shape your work identity is what makes Munich Re a great workplace. 

Thanks to quality development programmes and a thriving learning culture, we regularly fill our management and expert positions by hiring from inside Munich Re.

Talent programmes at Munich Re Germany

The Talent Platform Munich supports Influential people

In a rapidly changing world, we need influential people who are willing to shape and influence our business through their ideas and potential in order to push the digital transformation forward. The Talent Platform Munich is designed to support these talents on their way to take over more responsibility.

The Talent Platform is a framework promoting maximum permeability between development paths. It offers open modules and skill bites that help our people to build future-ready skills as well as specific modules for management or expert careers. 

Working at an insurance company may sound boring, especially for younger people. But working at Munich Re is inspiring. The Talent Platform is a great opportunity to foster the personal and professional skills needed to work with clients to redefine the boundaries of insurance.
Christian Höft
Munich Re Germany, Munich
Client Manager

Global talent programmes at Munich Re

Hydrogen is our global development programme for high potentials. It is designed for individuals with the drive and potential to take their career to the next level.
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Group Management Platform
Our Group Management Platform (GMP) is a diverse and vibrant network of 150 executives and top talents from around the globe, across all hierarchical levels and all business fields.
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The pitch forced me to reflect on my next steps. Then, Hydrogen provided me with the platform to get visibility outside my business unit by involving me in strategic projects. All this, ultimately brought me to my new role with Great Lakes Insurance SE.
Mathieu Boucher
Great Lakes Insurance SE, Munich
Head of Underwriting, Product & Actuarial, and Hydrogen alumnus

Learning alongside your career

Expertise, knowledge and skills of our people are at the heart of Munich Re’s success. We have a multitude of development offers and courses for employees at all levels, covering a wide range of topics like technical knowledge, soft skills, new work approaches and leadership. The offers range from classical formats, including seminars, workshops, trainings and e-learning to new formats like bar camps and pop-up classrooms. 
Digital School
The Digital School helps you to stay ahead as digitalisation continues to transform the workplace.
Digital School
Qualification Portal
We believe in owning and shaping one’s career: Munich Re employees can choose courses they feel best serve their professional needs.
Data Analytics Curriculum
Data plays a key role in our business. Learn to speak data with specialists and add data literacy to your skill set.
Data Analytics Curriculum
The most exciting part of my job is the on-going opportunity to evolve. The Data Analytics Black Belt Programme opens the door to another dimension in working methods – the possibilities in this field are unimaginable!
Zuzana Faryadova
Munich Re Germany, Munich
Senior Underwriter

Are we a match?

You like the idea that Munich Re is not a place you end up but start out? Check out our job offers in Munich. We are always on the look-out for bright minds starting out, seasoned experts and professionals who take pride in excellence.

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