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Sao Paulo, São Paulo, BR

Junior Credit Portfolio Officer


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?


*Please submit your CV in English*


Swiss Re is one of the world's leading providers of reinsurance and insurance, with more than 150 years track record in working to make the world more resilient. Within the commercial insurance arm Corporate Solutions, our Credit & Surety line has been innovating the credit insurance business for decades.


The Credit Portfolio Steering (CPS) is part of the Credit & Surety unit in Corporate Solutions. We are looking for a motivated new passionate colleague with a flair for analytical thinking combining data and economic analysis.


About the Role

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? We are looking for a young professional to join our Credit Portfolio Steering team in Sao Paulo and this could be your opportunity.


You will contribute to the regular monitoring and analysis of the credit portfolio, both from risk and profitability views. You will also be part of the development of tools and processes used for credit portfolio monitoring and steering. You will also collaborate with the heads of Surety Brazil and Surety LatAm to help them monitoring and steering their portfolios.


This is a unique opportunity to implement your knowledge of data analysis with a real portfolio, relate economic developments to the 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 global growth strategy of the Credit & Surety unit.


Out of the box thinking and being creative is not something which puts you off. Also, you should enjoy being a business-oriented team colleague driving for realistic solutions.


About the Team

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


The Credit Portfolio Steering team is responsible for

  • Monitor the evolution of risk and risk adjusted measures of the inforce Credit & Surety portfolio
  • Coordinating the overall Credit & Surety portfolio steering and risk mitigation processes
  • Ensuring the adherence to portfolio limits
  • Contribute to forward looking tactical and strategical decisions through a coordinated process to determine the optimal target liability portfolio
  • Providing high-quality portfolio assessments in support of the C&S unit's diverse credit-related underwriting activities
  • Leading key C&S CorSo strategic development initiatives both in data analysis and portfolio steering


We are a global team with presence in Sao Paulo, Zurich and Bangalore and Singapore. We maintain direct contact to senior management throughout Swiss Re by acting as the link with Swiss Re Group Risk Management and Group Underwriting, Legal, Operations, Finance, Claims and Actuaries.


About You

  • Independent thinking, thirst for knowledge, business curiosity an ambition to develop are a must
  • Solid academic education (university degree or higher), ideally in financial economics, econometrics, business administration, financial engineering or engineering
  • 1-2 years of experience, preferably in banking or insurance, ideally in the credit area; actuarial and/or credit risk management experience a plus
  • Good foundational knowledge and understanding of global macroeconomics, financial markets and credit-related products; experience in the Trade Finance and Surety sectors a plus
  • Solid quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, pragmatism and firm judgment
  • Well-developed IT skills – Microsoft Office and at least a programing language like, R or Python required. MSBI strongly recommened
  • 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
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese is a must, Spanish is recommended

Reference Code: 96672 


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