Group Insurance Manager (f/m/d)


PALFINGER stands for most innovative, reliable and economic hoist-equipment on utility vehicles and in the maritime sector. To strengthen our team in Bergheim we are looking for a Group Insurance Manager (f/m/d).

Your Tasks

  • Develop, maintain and control international insurance programs and policies, as well as claims administration and loss control programs
  • Manage relationships and maintain an active dialogue with key stakeholders such as brokers, insurers, underwriters and service providers to secure the most favourable solutions and terms of coverage to mitigate exposures
  • Provide insurance-related expertise and advice for PALFINGER group companies in respect of insurance-related topics
  • Elevate knowledge and awareness of risk management principles and loss prevention procedures to bring expert value to our operations
  • Steer and improve the total cost of risk (cost of claims, insurance premium, etc.)
  • Strengthen service to PALFINGER group companies with focus on data collection, policy review, risk absorption and control opportunities including timely reporting
  • Investigate, negotiate and allocate claims with international loss adjusters, brokers and insurers

Your Qualification

  • 5+ years of experience in (international) insurance business and programs (broker, insurer, company insurance department)
  • Working knowledge of insurance-related statutes, regulation and common law
  • Bachelor’s or Master degree (business administration, law or engineering or similar) mandatory
  • Fluent in German and English (in writing and  spoken)
  • Advanced MS Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint,  Word)
  • Strong analytical, financial, communication and negotiating skills

We offer

  • Good-life-balance thanks to flexible working hours and freedom to organize your work
  • Performance-related compensation and attractive incentive schemes
  • Career planning and development opportunities 
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Voluntary fringe benefits provided by our company health management scheme PALfit 


Minimum gross salary according to Austrian metal industry collective agreement is EUR 45.845,38. We are willing to overpay according to training and qualification.


We are looking forward to your informative application!


Laura Schnekenleitner

HR Business Partner
Lamprechtshausener Bundesstraße 8 | 5101 Bergheim | Austria


Lamprechtshausener Bundesstr. 8 , 5101 Bergheim
Palfinger Bergheim

Job Benefits

  • Learning Opportunities
  • Barrier Liberty
  • Company Doctor
  • Food Allowances
  • Company mobile phone (function related)
  • Fitness Programs
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Health Measures
  • Good transport connection
  • Mobile working (function related)
  • Canteen
  • Employee discounts
  • Parking facilities
  • Car Sharing Initiative
  • Job Ticket