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London, GB

Head L&H Solutions Data


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


Are you interested in leading the L&H Reinsurance's efforts in fine-tuning, implementing and executing our bold data strategy globally working with and through multiple teams in L&H Reinsurance? We offer a dynamic role which will cover in-house, client and external data streams and act as focal points for all data projects.


Initial key tasks will be:

  • Build the L&H data strategy, aligning with Group and across regions
  • Proactively challenge the L&H data ambitions and strategies within the regions and create coordination with Global data strategy
  • Build roadmap to execute on L&H data strategy
  • Focus on delivery against data vision for L&H, driven by client priorities, and aligned with RE and Group data strategy
  • Create library of existing data sources for L&H Re and investigate new data sources to align with L&H data strategy
  • Prioritise data needs of L&H Re based on concrete business cases, with a strong client focus
  • Develop a framework to approximate value of data
  • Align L&H Re data strategy with Group projects and initiatives
  • Advance data analysis capabilities within L&H Re in line with the data strategy
  • Implement the data governance structure for L&H, aligning with Group and regulatory requirements
  • Coordinate with Group functions e.g. DSA to deliver data strategy
  • Coordinate with regions to sell solutions related to data strategies


About the Team


In L&H Solutions you will join a highly motivated management team, work across our L&H Community of over 1000 colleagues, communicate regularly with key senior partners and build transparency in steering our data efforts.

About You


  • Strong global and multi-disciplinary expertise (Origination/Underwriting/Business Management) across L&H risks, minimum 10 years of relevant experience
  • Strong background in defining and delivering data strategies
  • Ability to understand and link value of data to solutions that solve client problems
  • Ability to understand power of broader data sources to support L&H business
  • Ability to develop strategic frameworks and break them down into actionable tasks and projects
  • Outstanding analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to understand how technology and data platforms can be used to deliver the data strategy
  • Ability to understand data scientist needs to tackle business related data problems
  • Strong decision-making skills and flexibility to adapt to changes
  • Outstanding level of collaboration skills, exceptional teammate and ability to establish trust and credibility with internal and external stakeholders
  • Results orientation – clear track record of execution and strong communication skills
  • College/university degree or equivalent
  • Ability to travel moderately for business needs


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 task


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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