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Tokyo, JP

Senior P&C Solutions Manager


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


P&C Solutions is one of the three pillars within Swiss Re Reinsurance. The pillar aims to add value to clients’ original business by providing solutions and services across the value chain. Our clients' needs are at the heart of what we do, as we make sure that our solutions and services help our clients grow and make commercial sense. It is within the mandate of the team to be at the forefront analytics understanding by driving the development of novel solutions through the combination of risk knowledge and data science capabilities.


We are seeking an ambitious and client centric individual in Tokyo with a real passion for analytics and technology to join our highly skilled team. You will work with colleagues from various countries across different locations who deliver our offering to our clients in Japan and other regions. Organizationally, you will report into the P&C Solutions central team in Zurich but be part of a wider Solutions community with relationships globally.


As Senior P&C Solutions Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Identify and understand the needs, priorities and strategies of our clients in Japan
  • Build up of a strong and sustainable pipeline of solution engagements with clients, with a primary focus on analytics and property NatCat. Work hand-in-hand with client markets to originate new engagements
  • Leverage advanced analytics and perform quantitative analyses to support and consult our clients on their key priorities
  • Project management along the delivery of analytics, risk consulting, and property NatCat solutions engagements with clients
  • Work hands-on in collaboration with a cross-functional team on client engagements, from design to prototype to productive implementation.
  • Develop new solutions where we have white spots in our offering today
  • Act as port of call for other solutions propositions (beyond analytics and property NatCat) in the Japanese markets and connect global experts where needed.  


Your skills profile

  • Good knowledge of the Japanese primary insurance market (P&C lines of business), having worked for an insurance, broker, consulting, model vendor or analytics company.
  • Excellent client facing and consulting skills as well as experience in running client projects while working with cross-functional and/or virtual teams
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills, business mindset, can-do attitude and ability to assimilate complex information
  • Experience in nat cat modelling, with strong geospatial analytics skills and good knowledge of geospatial platforms
  • Knowledge and demonstrated expertise in machine learning concepts and analytics. Expertise in statistical tools and programming languages like python, R, relational databases and SQL, Tableau, MS PowerBI.
  • Experience in software development is a plus.  
  • Advanced degree and education with quantitative background (computer science, natural sciences, applied mathematics / statistics, engineering, econometrics)
  • Proficiency in Japanese and English
  • Flexibility to travel


Social skills & working style:

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural environment
  • Methodical and well-organised
  • Strong communication skills, ability to present ideas
  • Open and curious, quick-minded, fast-learner, creative


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

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