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Bangalore, KA, IN

Risk Engineer General Property

Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President 




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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 our 15,000 employees across the world.

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

About the role

  • Risk Engineering support of a global team of underwriters / account engineers concerning Swiss Re Corporate Solution’s (Corso) General Property (GP) business by reviewing and summarizing third party information using CorSo's proprietary risk assessment tool and database
  • Job includes mainly desktop assessment tasks and limited risk visits based on opportunities in the region only for training purposes but requires close interaction with regional Engineer/s and Underwriters located throughout the world where the respective accounts and deals are based
  • In details risk engineering tasks include:

                - Assessing Risk Quality and providing Opinions for manmade and natural hazards

                - Assessing Loss Estimates for costing and capital allocation

                - Collaborating and supporting on various projects involving best practices, internal guidelines and industry updates

               - Supporting of the global teams by extracting and summarizing technical data, claims or other information to identify of industry trends


About the team

  • Swiss Re Corso offers innovative insurance solutions for multi-national corporations around the globe. Backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re group, we assist more than 50,000 customers worldwide in mitigating their risk exposure. With a workforce of over 1,200 experts in more than 40 offices, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is a growing business unit within Swiss Re that is seeking entrepreneurial talent.
  • Risk Engineering Services (RES) is represented globally in all main regions and in more than 20 Swiss Re offices worldwide. RES is organized regionally for the general property business and globally for the specialty business. Operating through a matrix organization, all RES personnel ultimately report to the head RES located in Zurich.
  • Corso RES Bangalore has an established RES GP team that are supporting GP business worldwide.
  • While we are looking for an experienced engineer, we are open to a junior engineer but with a lower band


About you

  • Engineering degree – according to team needs (Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial)
  • Strong industry knowledge of any one or more selected industries – ideally by having worked in a manufacturing process plant for a few years
  • Min 7-10 years' relevant experience preferred (However, those with less experience like 2-7 years can also apply, but would be considered for a lower band)
  • Self-motivated and independent learner
  • Has a very strong service-oriented approach backed up by very good skills in communicating with various global teams
  • English language proficiency and good communication skills
  • A strong Team Player
  • A strong plus if quantitative modeling understanding and IT skills are available (SQL, Excel, VB, etc.) and can exhibit and demonstrate analytical thinking to drive insights from data
  • Previous experiences as "insurance" risk engineer" or in "fire protection" is appreciated but is not a requirement

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