Mexico City, MX

Credit Portfolio Officer 1

 Are you looking for a challenge and an opportunity to further advance your skills and career in a great working environment? Do you like to work in a global team and does the world of finance, insurance and trade fascinate you? Are you attracted by contributing to the data-driven transformation of Swiss Re? This is a junior position, offering the opportunity to join our Credit Portfolio Steering team to grow and learn!


About the Role


You will not only contribute to the analysis of the credit portfolio, both from risk and profitability views through the analysis of internal and external data, but also contribute to make underwriting more efficient.


  • You will collaborate with teams from different areas of Swiss Re to shape the data-driven transformation and solve hard data problems using cutting-edge technology to ensure sustainable and profitable business.
  • This is a unique opportunity to implement your knowledge of data analysis with a real portfolio, relate economic developments to the market performance and investigate trends to ensure a sustainable profitability. It is also an exceptional opportunity to acquire knowledge into credit portfolio management, linking insurance and banking.
  • In this role, you will work with colleagues in diverse functions including underwriting, finance, operations, claims, actuarial and risk management. In addition to the day-to-day tasks, you will contribute to activities linked to the elaboration and implementation of the strategy of the Credit & Surety unit to do it.
  • You will be responsible for all the monitoring activities of a variety of Global Surety portfolios, in locations like US, Colombia, Brazil, Germany, Singapore or Australia.


About the Team


The Credit Portfolio Steering team reports directly to the Global Head of Credit & Surety (C&S) Corporate Solutions and Global Head of Actuarial Portfolio Management. C&S provides credit risk-based insurance solutions to banks and corporates in the areas of Trade, Commodity & Project Finance, Surety, Political Risk Insurance and Trade Credit Insurance.

The Credit Portfolio Steering team is responsible of providing the framework to portfolio owners to ensure a proper portfolio steering, distribute capacity among the different team accordance to the Target Liability Portfolio, monitoring evolution of the portfolio from profitability & risk views, ensure adherence to aggregate limits and lead the data transformation in the C&S team.


About you:


Convincing interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective working relations in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment, self-starter organized and able to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines, ability to manage diverse projects and tasks simultaneously, able to apply quantitative skills, business knowledge, logical thinking and communicate the key message by visualization & presentation.


  • Previous experience (more than 6 years of previous experience) in credit portfolio management, risk reporting, risk management, especially in banking or insurance is preferred; actuarial and/or credit risk management experience a plus
  • Good knowledge and understanding of credit aggregation, global macroeconomics, financial markets and credit-related products; experience in the Trade Finance and Surety sectors a plus
  • Solid academic education (university degree or higher), ideally in financial economics, econometrics, financial engineering, or actuarial sciences.  Engineers are welcome only with financial knowledge background.
  • Well-developed IT skills – Microsoft Office and some programming language (python/ SQL or pyspark)
  • Solid quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, pragmatism and firm judgment
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese or Spanish is a must  


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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. 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 and their passion for sustainability.


All our positions are affirmative for people with disabilities (PwD).


Keywords: Insurance; Reinsurance 
Reference Code: 127464 



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