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London, GB

Longevity Pricing Actuary


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 the role

We are looking for a qualified actuary of confirmed analytical ability & high quality technical work. We need someone who has motivated and flexible approach to work and will work both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Longevity represents a growing risk class for Swiss Re. We are looking for an actuary keen to join the team responsible for pricing longevity transactions. We are a small and dynamic team which will provide you with a challenging and meaningful role.


You will:

•    Evaluate potential longevity transactions to test suitability for further investigation
•    Lead modelling and costing of longevity transactions, performing detailed data analysis, proposing basis and pricing
•    Help to formulate solutions to both clients' needs and internal pricing issues
•    Manage the maintenance and development of Longevity pricing processes
•    Lead or support ad-hoc projects and research
•    Support the ongoing development of our costing framework for longevity business
•    Help to formulate solutions to both clients' needs and internal pricing issues
•    Support the ongoing development of our costing framework for longevity business


About the team

We are a cross-disciplinary team, part of the wider Life & Health Structured Solutions team. Our mandate is performing due diligence and executing transactions with Longevity Solutions.
Our team contributes to one of Swiss Re's strategic initiatives and carries out projects in the longevity field.


About you

We will be happy to see applications from:

•    A qualified actuary
•    Familiar with longevity transactions
•    Previous experience of actuarial pricing
•    Experienced in Mortality analysis
•    Commercially aware with the communication skills to present and discuss pricing with clients a positive challenge for you
•    Competence in excel or related programming environments


Our team will welcome you as a member if you are:

•    A strong team member able to build working relationships across technical areas
•    Strong in handling your own workload when faced with multiple priorities, but willing to seek guidance as and if required
•    Able to think independently - willing to form and defend own view on technical topics
•    Analytical, problem solver and creative


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.


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