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Armonk, NY, US Windsor, CT, US Fort Wayne, IN, US New York, NY, US Miami, FL, US Boston, MA, US Alpharetta, GA, US

Senior Solutions Manager


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 your role 


You own the development and extension of digital solutions in the NatCat space: You define the overall strategy, you make sure the voice of the client is heard, you bring all necessary internal and external stakeholder together to build, market, sell, and deliver the solutions and you take responsibility for the smooth implementation of the product with the client. 


Your will focus on solutions which support our clients with risk intelligence and assessment, product innovation and operations optimization in the area of natural catastrophes and climate change. 


You are constantly seeking to improve and extend our current solutions offering with innovative data, methodology, analytics, and you can proof the concept of your ideas with prototypes. 


The East Coast is our preferred location; however, for a strong candidate, we are open to other locations within US.



About the team 


Our team is responsible for the development and extension of digital solutions in the Property and Specialty area. We support our clients with risk intelligence (e.g. CatNet™), risk assessment (e.g. NatCat Modelling Engine), product innovation (e.g. Parametric platformand operations (e.g. real-time flood assessment)We combine Swiss Re's internal with external expert know-how and data and turn it into simple and smooth products. Our focus is the consumer need. You will encounter a young and very international team with a high energy level and a can-do attitude, which celebrates success but also learns from mistakes. We like people and are committing to a strong collaboration within Swiss Re. 


About you 

  • You have at least a master's in quantitative science (preferably natural sciences) 
  • You have several years of experience in stochastic natural perils model development and its application (preferably for wind, flood and other weather-related hazards)
  • You have hands on experience in Property (re)insurance and in-depth knowhow of natural catastrophe risk assessment. Experience with index-based insurance and man-made risks is a plus 
  • You have proven experience in understanding customer needs and translate it into successful product development
  • You have a profound overview of emergent topics (new players, new data sets, new products) in the natural catastrophe and Property space and you know the relevant stakeholders
  • You can code in various environments (e.g. Python, R, MATLAB, PowerBI, VBA, ESRI ArcGIS) and you bring a sound background in data analytics and analytical problem-solving skills
  • You are creative, showing a high degree of own initiativehigh-energy and have an entrepreneurial mindset
  • You have strong project and stakeholder management skills and the ability to influence
  • You have a strategic and demonstrated entrepreneurial mindset. Experience as a Product Owner.
  • You look at problems with curiosity and see it as a challenge to tackle them. You're passionate about new ideas
  • You are a team-player, and happy to contribute actively to the overall team spirit with passion
  • You demonstrate the ability and enthusiasm to work in a global and multicultural environment, and to be mobile in terms of workplace or location, if required
  • You are excited to work with clients, business partners or Swiss Re colleagues
  • You can adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • You communicate easily and your interpersonal skills help you to connect quickly. You can explain complex matter in simple words to a lay man audience
  • You are fluent in English and can communicate also in other language(s)


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: 101856 



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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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