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Manchester, GB


Standard Propositions Business Analyst 

About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the CUO Standard Team


The CUO Standard team has been established to bring simplicity and efficiency to our clients, intermediaries and colleagues. We believe that by creating standard products, we can meet many clients' and intermediaries' needs better, while also enabling true portfolio underwriting.


  • Customers will experience products that are consistent, easier to understand, and reliable
  • Intermediaries will experience a more reliable, predictable underwriting process that is easier to work with
  • Colleagues will experience a continuously improving, portfolio underwriting environment supported by greater analytics


About the role


As the Business Analyst of Standard Propositions UK/EMEAyou will be helping to develop a particular proposition that we bring to market in the UK/EMEA region. You will work within a cross-functional team. Together, we will design not only the Day 1 proposition, but also the continuous improvement steps to keep the proposition at the cutting edge.


In this role, you will be focused on leading a sub-workstream or entire workstream and deliver on set goals. Your role will be absolutely aligned to the success of a particular proposition you will be supporting.


Collaboration will be crucial. You will be working with experts to shape the proposition, including:

  • Supporting to understand market demand, pain points and needs with underwriters, sales professionals and others
  • Collaborating with the Director Standard Propositions EMEA to:
    • Help create a single standard open market model that extends to UK then EMEA
    • Create cutting edge portfolio underwriting and management tools with our underwriters
  • Designing the UK/EMEA specific processes and technology of the future with Innovation, IT and Operations colleagues
  • Developing simple and understandable insurance products, tools and advanced models with product and actuarial / data science colleagues
  • Performing market and competitive analysis to help us develop a value proposition


To deliver on these tasks you will need to have strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills, be creative in performing qualitative and quantitative research and analyses, identifying data sources and securing information necessary to perform and update analyses.


About You


You are someone who has strong problem-solving skills, is a motivated individual with an entrepreneurial mindset. You take on problems strategically in a structured way, integrating your own original and creative ideas and those of others. You communicate clearly and simply – even when dealing with complicated problems and ideas – and you do so both orally and in writing. When interacting with colleagues of every level of seniority and experience, you are empathetic and sensitive, and you adjust your communication style to meet the needs of others.


You understand and can perform simple and more complex quantitative analysis. This can include forecasting, and descriptive analytics.


Primary insurance market experience is not necessary but is a plus. You will have an open-minded, intellectually curious approach to everything you do; and you are likely someone who is continually learning from a variety of sources.


Business fluency in English is needed. The role will require some travel, not expected to exceed 30%.


Swiss Re is 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 at Swiss Re. 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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