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New York, NY, US

ILS Portfolio Management 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. 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.



About the role 

The ILS Portfolio Management intern will support the various investment and data analytics activities of the Swiss Re Insurance-Linked Investment Advisors ("SRILIAC") Portfolio Management team of Alternative Capital Partners. The PM team manages a large cat bond portfolio and is composed of five members who have experience in nat cat modelling, underwriting, trading and data analytics. The ILS PM intern's duties will span across various tasks, including:

  • Collecting and organizing market data,  and relevant reports and information of portfolio's investments
  • Contributing to the development of data analytics and databases
  • Helping with producing marketing materials
  • Additional tasks may include supporting the team with running portfolio risk reports and metrics on a regular basis


About the team

The SRILIAC Portfolio Management team manages a cat bond portfolio. The team is the investment team of a US-based Swiss Re investment advisor (SRILIAC) which is part of the broader Swiss Re Alternative Capital Partners Group which also structures, originates, and distributes Insurance-Linked Securities. ILS is a rapidly developing area where insurance and finance converge. The SRILIAC Portfolio Management team works in a very dynamic and fast-paced environment focusing on risk analysis, trading and portfolio management.


About you 

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Experience with Excel and intermediate computational programming skills (e.g Python and R)
  • Experience financial OOP programming and time series analysis is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team oriented approach
  • Willingness to be flexible and learn a variety of new skills quickly
  • Ability to work in global and multi-cultural environment


Reference Code: 119611 


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