Location: 

Bangalore, KA, IN

Associate Property Treaty UW Advisor

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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.

Analyst – Property Treaty Underwriting (Americas)

Provide high quality Underwriting analytics – both Nat cat and Fire costing (occasionally) to various underwriting desks at Swiss Re in the North Americas, which will include but not limited to:

  • Analysis of property exposure and investigation of various data issues
  • Modeling of property portfolios in Swiss Re internal and external risk assessment tools (e.g. Risk Link, MultiSnap, GRP)
  • Advising underwriters in understanding model results, model differences and limitations
  • Collaborating with underwriters in benchmarking model results and costing/pricing of reinsurance contracts – providing in a more advanced state end-to-end product design and costing.
  • Continuously developing and applying best modeling and costing practices
  • Collaborating with the underwriting community abroad and other business partners on various projects to generate new value-added services for Swiss Re
  • Working with underwriters during peak renewal season to model/cost treaty programs
  • Using the findings from underwriting analyses to improve Nat cat models and tools
  • Using insights gained from dealing with large data amounts for creating new/advanced analytics and client services

Team

We are looking for a candidate with a strong academic record and industry experience in natural catastrophe modelling or Fire costing or both, for our Property Underwriting analytics group at Bangalore. This job offers you a chance to join the dynamic, fast paced world of a highly specialized financial services organization.

You get in-depth exposure to Swiss Re’s proprietary natural perils model platform and costing tools and to natural catastrophe reinsurance business from Swiss Re's global client base. Depending upon your inclination and skills, over time you will have the opportunity to widen your roles in Swiss Re in multiple areas.

Job requirements:

  • An advanced degree in the field of natural science or a quantitative field which is closely related to these subject areas –Statistics, Engineering, Sciences
  • About 5 years of experience in using CAT models and/or property underwriting tools. Experience in probabilistic models or pursuing actuarial studies is plus
  • An interest to actively build/improvise costing and pricing techniques for (re)insurance products
  • Strong motivation to learn about insurance and reinsurance business
  • Embrace teamwork and appreciate continuous communication and interaction in a global setting
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills – with a can-do and pragmatic outlook
  • A track record of successful delivery of complex analysis results to internal or external clients
  • Excellent oral and written English skills

Above all: A Scientific and technological curiosity with the ability to bring new ideas and to constructively challenge the status quo

 

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the practice of the Company 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.

 

 

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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.

 

 

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