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Singapore, SG

Principal Senior Auditor Actuarial & Risk Management


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.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?



About the role


As Principal Senior Auditor you have the responsibility for leading audit activities related to Actuarial & Risk Management. You will be constantly challenged to learn new areas of Swiss Re, to assess the effectiveness of the relevant processes, and to come up with workable solutions to any problems you may identify. Unlike most other jobs, you will get the opportunity to interact with many people throughout the Group on a daily basis, including senior executives, and travel to different locations.


Your key tasks as a subject matter expert are to carry out actuarial and risk management audits as part of the agile team and including coaching team members, where needed. Furthermore, you are expected to participate in GIA's initiatives and projects as appropriate.


For you, this role is a unique opportunity to deal with themes that have organizational impact at the most senior level of the organization driving the risk culture of Swiss Re.


Relevant actuarial work experience together with the ability to analyze difficult circumstances as well as speaking and writing in a concise manner are key success capabilities required for this position. Your engagement combined with your talent to negotiate effective solutions will make a difference!



About the Team


Group Internal Audit provide independent and objective assurance that assists the Board of Directors and Group Executive Committee to protect the assets, reputation and sustainability of the organization. We perform audit activities designed to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the Group's internal control systems, and to add value through improving the Group's operations.


We build our success on our people and aim to attract, retain and develop critical thinkers and leaders who have a passion to perform and provide insights into the business.



About You

Education and experience:

  • Expert knowledge of Life & Health valuation processes and a good understanding of actuarial processes of actuarial valuation of P&C reserves.
  • Strong knowledge of risk management framework for Reinsurance and insurance business.
  • Good knowledge of IFRS, USGAAP, local Statutory and Economic Valuation bases.
  • 6+ years of work experience in actuarial reserving, actuarial audits, another assurance function or in a professional capacity related to the actuarial activities within re/insurance industry.
  • Qualified actuary (preferred)
  • University degree (preferred)


Personal skills:

  • Critical thinker that sees the "big picture" (e.g. overall themes, trends, goals), generates innovative ideas and solutions to problems and makes recommendations in the face of complexity, conflicting pressures and ambiguous circumstances.
  • Result oriented, able to plan well, willing to coach and work in the field and able to deliver results in time
  • Professional communicator, able to gain and maintain a trusted relationship while delivering difficult messages
  • Structured analyst, capable to adopt and use data-driven auditing including data analytics to assess risks, scope audits and test controls
  • Team worker, able to listen to others but also influence in order to see the wider picture and achieve a vision


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