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London, GB

P&C Reinsurance Tools & Systems - Summer Intern


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


Support the Tools & Systems team with impactful projects at various stages of maturity and help to communicate advances of cutting-edge technology solutions to the wider community.


Engage with the B3i Company and business community as the products develop. Help to coordinate testing and manage feedback from Swiss Re staff.


Based in London, but interaction with staff across the globe.


Main tasks:

  • Support the specification and testing of the 'B3i Re' solution

  • Support tasks for other electronic placing activities

  • Research on the topic of Blockchain & Insurance and work on the production of the regular Swiss Re Blockchain newsletter

  • Create training, communications and project management materials


In return:

  • Learn about Reinsurance, Data exchange & standards and Blockchain topics

  • Gain first-hand practical experience of project and change management techniques

  • Work with the global Swiss Re team, clients and suppliers


About the Team


The Tools & Systems team is responsible for the P&C Reinsurance Pricing, Costing and Placing solution landscape. The team is spread across five global locations.


Electronic placing is a hot topic where the industry has an opportunity to modernize, create efficiencies and increase certainty of coverage for all contracted parties. The industry has a range of proprietary and industry-level solutions in this space, and Swiss Re is engaged with many of these initiatives.


About You


  • Inquisitive mind-set

  • Willing to engage with many individuals and teams across the group and externally

  • Able to produce high-quality written materials (summary articles, presentations)

  • Willing to learn about the industry, our business and industry initiatives.


Note: this is not an IT technical role, so no programming or detailed technical background is required.



  • Collaborative / establish rapport with colleagues

  • Proactive / Self-starting

  • Problem solving and technical skills

  • Agile approach

  • Spoken and written communication

  • High energy and enthusiasm to drive change


The start date is 21st of June, and is a paid placement for 10 weeks till August.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

Reference Code: 100469 


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