London, GB

Graduate Portfolio Manager (Hybrid, m/f/x/d)

We are looking for graduates with strong interpersonal skills, who are eager to learn, broaden their knowledge and expertise and want to make a difference. 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 2024.

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 will receive on- and off-the-job training, including a job rotation that gives you the opportunity to work across different lines of business and departments.


About the Role

The role offers the opportunity to join an exciting growth area within Swiss Re's Life & Health Reinsurance business, focused on Financial Markets linked reinsurance.

You will work closely with senior traders and structurers to manage financial market risk embedded within reinsurance transactions:

  • Develop a strong understanding of a wide range of asset classes, including equities, fixed income, and derivatives
  • Monitoring and managing existing portfolio
  • Designing strategies for managing new products and transactions


About the Team

Our Financial Markets Insurance team is directly responsible for managing reinsurance transactions with embedded financial market exposure. We are traders, portfolio managers and structurers working to grow our portfolio across a range of insurance lines and asset classes.


About You

Are you a good team member with an analytical mind? Are you keen to learn new skills and build a career in Financial Markets?



  • First or 2:1 Degree in Mathematics, Physics or related subject
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Intellectually curious with a willingness to learn
  • Highly motivated, able to work in a team and independently


Nice to have:

  • Experience of MS Office, particularly MS Excel
  • Experience of coding languages
  • Knowledge of financial markets and derivatives


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. 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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