Armonk, NY, US


Marketing Actuary - Marketing L&H 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group 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. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organized into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


About The Role:

This is a client facing position in which your role as a Armonk 3 Marketing Actuary is responsible for:


  1. Understanding the re/insurance market and clients' needs therein.  This will involve both face to face interaction and data analysis.


  1. Preparing reinsurance proposals, working closely with underwriting and costing actuaries.


  1. Minimizing distribution risk for Swiss Re through appropriate opportunity targeting and pricing of those opportunities.


  1. Working closely with Client Managers to negotiate price and terms and understand competitor actions and behavior.


  1. Managing the quote process with a focus on assumption development and meeting client expected delivery timelines.


  1. Managing treaty preparation and turnaround times within client and Swiss Re requirements.


  1. Leveraging client knowledge to identify, investigate, and resolve issues with business that is believed to be performing other than originally expected.


  1. Working closely with Client Managers to build and maintain strong relationships with clients, particularly with client reinsurance decision makers and client pricing/product actuaries.


  1. Building and maintaining strong relationships with other departments within the company to facilitate the resolution of potential business issues.


  1. When available, assist with projects to improve the pricing process and understanding of the business.


  1. Assisting in identifying and implementing appropriate Solutions and Transaction opportunities.   


  1. Actively participating in and supporting the CLT.


In addition you will assume Client Manager responsibility for a few small US life accounts


Essential responsibilities:

  • work closely with account executives, and build relationships with potential clients and functional experts to ensure effective delivery of products and services
  • participate in account meetings with Client Managers
  • working with underwriting and costing actuaries to accurately cost risk of clients’ business
  • propose pricing schemes that minimize distribution risk
  • negotiating price and treaty terms
  • management of both quote and treaty turnaround times
  • understanding market and client needs, including monitoring competitor behavior
  • using client knowledge and knowledge of reinsurance to develop and implement innovative solutions to meet client needs while increasing our share of the client’s business
  • special projects assigned by the business


About The Team:

You will join a community, which continuously learns and creates the future. We are curious, helpful and courageous – and all of this with a good pinch of fun.


 About You: 



  • A thorough knowledge of actuarial concepts and principles, such as that obtained by:
  • being a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries
  • having at least 5 years of related experience, or a Master's degree and at least 3 years of related experience



  • Proven mathematical skills and analytical ability. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and the ability to influence others.  Must be able to develop working relationships with other departments and clients.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to present technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • Must be a self-starter who is able to work independently and creatively.
  • The demonstrated ability to make decisions based on sound business judgment and a strong sense of urgency, and is able to maintain credibility and generate confidence in those decisions.
  • 3 to 7 years of experience in actuarial position.
  • Primary experience and reinsurance experience strongly preferred.

Experience in individual life products required.  Experience in individual health products preferred



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: 86493 



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