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Sydney, NSW, AU

Platform Lead P&C Analytics


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 team and the role


Property & Casualty (P&C) Solutions is Swiss Re's insurtech arm revolutionizing - together with our reinsurance clients - their business – from small regional insurers to the biggest players in the market. The P&C Analytics team's mission is to help insurers across the world with novel, patented and award-winning solutions combining risk knowledge and data science capabilities to increase growth, enhance profitability and improve efficiency. We achieve this by focusing on the individual needs of our clients, but also by constantly scanning the market for new opportunities and novel approaches how we can combine data and analytics to generate insights that put our clients ahead of the curve.


Our offering consists of analytics applications and APIs that support our clients to get insights on market opportunities and the risk landscape and integrate them into their business decision process. Clients are accessing these applications via a platform that also allows them to identify new suitable applications and provides a channel to engage with our clients at a high frequency.


Hence, we are seeking a result-oriented and client centric individual with a strategic view & mind set as product manager of this cloud-based platform, managing its development. Furthermore, you will contribute to the development of our application landscape with colleagues from various countries across different locations and functions who deliver our analytics offering to our clients. 


As Platform Lead P&C Analytics your main responsibilities and key tasks will include:


  • Own the end-to-end delivery of our overall analytics platform hosting applications for our clients
  • Constantly improve the platform and its efficiency by managing the operations around the platform with the corresponding stakeholders
  • Collaborate with other product managers to steer the application landscape on the platform and its release plan
  • Contribute to the strategic positioning of our value proposition including the management of marketing content conveyed via the platform
  • Contribute to the shaping implementation of our data strategy and technology roadmap
  • Contribute to the delivery of client projects, in particular to the roll-out of our products to clients worldwide
  • Act as a liaison person to regional teams that conduct projects with clients


Your skills profile:


  • Strong proficiencies (3+ years) as a product manager (additional experience as a product marketing manager as a plus)
  • Work experience in the insurance sector or at least in the financial service industry
  • Experience to deliver in an Agile setting using a Scrum framework (Scrum master certification is a plus) and to design and implement cloud-based infrastructure supporting the development process
  • Experience in software development (Experience with MS Azure platform as an advantage), experience in data analytics is an advantage.
  • Good communication skills and experience in projects with clients while working with cross-functional and/or virtual teams
  • Understanding and experience of modern software technology stack, experience with databases as well as with tools like R or PowerBI as a big plus
  • Advanced skills in MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word),
  • Proficient in English; other languages will be an advantage
  • Flexibility to travel


Interpersonal skills & working style:

Team-player & enabler: You thrive as a teammate and have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural environment.


Structured & skilled: You approach tasks in a methodical fashion and are well-organized


Quantitative & proficient: You love to solve quantitative questions and but the deduced results in the broader context.


Crisp & clear: You convey your message and ideas to the audience


Tenacious & reliable: You are self-motivated and able to adapt according to requirements


Out-of-the box & into the game: Your mind can be described as open and creative, quick and curious and you are a fast learner who enjoys exploring new challenges


Successful tenure will open possibilities for personal development in terms of team leadership or expansion of responsibility.


Do most of the bullet points above describe you? Then you might be a good fit for this position, and we are looking forward to your application!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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