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Armonk, NY, US

Graduate Actuarial Analyst


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the programme

We are looking for graduates with strong interpersonal skills, who are eager to learn and broaden their knowledge and expertise. You have a Bachelor, Master or PhD degree with up to 3 years professional experience – we invite you to apply to our graduates@swissre programme 2022.


The programme offers you the chance to join the dynamic, fast-moving world of a leading risk knowledge organisation. Over an 18-month period, you’ll receive on-and-off-the-job training, including a job rotation that gives you the opportunity to work across different business units.


About the Role


  • This role is focused on actuarial analysis and pricing in the Casualty  Reinsurance segment.
  • The position produces profitable treaty business for clients in the Casualty segment in support of the $5bn Gross Written Premium North American Casualty Hub and in conjunction with the Client Market team. This role also engages in and supports client cross-functional teams, ensuring a high quality of pricing, underwriting, and innovative product development. In cooperation with the Client Market team, ensures that Swiss Re's technical capabilities and value added services are leveraged sensibly.
  • Utilizes advanced mathematical knowledge in combination with tool knowledge to manage and analyze data, assess the risk and calculate the expected loss
  • Demonstrates an understanding of contract/policy wording and applies this knowledge to analyze and interpret the structure and contents of (re)insurance contracts, and understands the interaction between such provisions
  • Understands and has awareness of casualty (re-) insurance market trends, risk landscape and regulatory developments that may affect Swiss Re's casualty business
  • Ensures compliance with guidelines and manages the process of risk analysis and structuring
  • Develops new ideas, and innovative products which address client needs in collaboration with the cross-functional team


About the team

The Casualty Products Division is focused on profitable underwriting and pricing casualty treaty business for Swiss Re, including our Liability, Workers Compensation, Motor and Financial lines.  The team handles all client segments, including Globals, Regional, and Specialty.

About You

• A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college.
• Actively pursuing actuarial exams, ideally with at least one exam completed.
• Analytical thinker with strong problem recognition and solving skills
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel; proficiency in Word and PowerPoint
• Ability to identify and accommodate different points of view, form networks of positive business relationships and ensure consensus-building
• Ability to make decisions utilizing sound judgement
• Basic consultative sales skills
• Passion to perform by stepping up and taking personal responsibility and inspiring others through enthusiasm and commitment
• Result-oriented
• Good presentation skills
• Good verbal and written communication skills


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.






Reference Code: 103142 


Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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