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Manchester, GB

Graduate Digital Transformation

About the Programme


We are looking for graduates with strong interpersonal skills, who are eager to learn and broaden their knowledge and expertise. 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 2023.

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’ll receive on- and off-the-job training, including a job rotation that gives you the opportunity to work across different business units.


About the role


As Digital Transformation Graduate, you help defining and completing the strategic innovation agenda for Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (CorSo) Property and Casualty (P&C) unit globally.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Working with the P&C management team to define their business and innovation strategy

  • Support translating the P&C strategy into concrete digital innovation opportunities, including the exploration and building of new business models

  • You filter, prioritize and assess the potential of these opportunities (in terms of measurable benefits), assess investment needs and actively propose the launch of new initiatives

  • Support execution of those business critical initiatives

  • Engaging with Product Owners, Technology Leads, Business Process Managers, Business Architecture and the Data Office for a proper end-to-end implementation

  • You will setup relevant cross-functional implementation teams and provide them with a strategic roadmap and verify successful execution

  • You own the respective change management and roll out efforts


You will therefore significantly support the execution of the overall strategic direction of CorSo and you will have the freedom to identify, recommend and build alternative, potentially radical solutions to concrete business challenges that have the potential to materially contribute in improving


P&C products, servicing offers and processes and therefore help create lasting competitive advantages.


About the team


We are offering an exciting opportunity to become an integral part of the "Property and Casualty Digital Transformation Team", which is part of CorSo's "Innovation & Transformation" unit (CITO), whose vision is to transform commercial insurance and reimagine customer experience through innovative use of data and technology, empowerment and enablement of our people, and co-creation of innovative solutions with our customers and partners.


About You


  • Successfully completed university degree, preferably in business administration or equivalent

  • Strong interest in/motivation to learn about insurance/reinsurance

  • Strong interest in emerging technologies such as Cloud, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, etc

  • Approaches problems with curiosity and open-mindedness, is a fast learner

  • Innovative, showing a high degree of own initiative

  • Team-player, willingness to contribute actively to the overall team spirit

  • Ability and enthusiasm to work in a global and multicultural environment, and to be mobile in terms of workplace or location if required

  • Aptitude to express yourself effectively in one-on-one conversations and small groups

  • Mature & self-confident; able to work with clients, business partners or senior colleagues

  • Capacity to readily adapt to a changing and dynamic environment

  • Proven expertise to work independently and proactively

  • Strong analytical skills and can focus on details without losing track of the bigger picture

  • Excellent oral and written English skills; additional language skills advantageous

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills


We are looking forward to your application!


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity and transparency 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.


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.



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