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New York, NY, US

Graduate Business Analyst of Standard Propositions North America


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 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 2022.


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 the Graduate Business Analyst of Standard Propositions North America you will be helping to develop a particular proposition that we bring to market in the NA 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 Head of Standard Propositions NA to:
    • Help create a single standard open market model that extends to NA
    • Create cutting edge portfolio underwriting and management tools with our underwriters
  • Designing the NA 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, as well as be creative in performing research and analyses.


About the 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 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.

Successfully completing a university degree is required. 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 may require some travel, not expected to exceed 30%.


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.



Reference Code: 103222 


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