Zurich, Zurich, CH

Associate Product Manager - Graduate (Hybrid, m/f/x/d)

Are you a highly motivated, tenacious person, ready to further develop your analytical abilities? We are offering a unique opportunity to gain professional expertise as a member of PSS Product Management team of Swiss Re (Public Sector Solutions | Swiss Re).


We are looking for graduates with strong interpersonal skills, who are eager to learn, broaden their knowledge and expertise and want to make a difference. 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 2024.


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 will receive on- and off-the-job training, including a job rotation that gives you the opportunity to work across different lines of business and departments.


About the Role


As our Graduate, you will become a part of our multi-cultural and interdisciplinary team responsible for structuring innovative risk transfer solutions, aimed to strengthen societal resilience and close the protection gap both in advanced and developing economies.


Your daily activities will include:

  • Develop analytics, structuring, and visualization of large datasets, crossing between underwriting performance and financial metrics (US GAAP, IFRS, EVM)

  • Close collaboration with multiple cross-functional teams to develop client solutions in line with Swiss Re risk appetite and market demand

  • Monitoring of the current and prospective future business environment relevant to PSS (with a special focus on Credit & Surety)

  • Understand business performance metrics and develop analysis from existing opportunities to track their performance in corresponding business divisions

  • Support the team in developing go-to-market strategy and marketing materials for transaction opportunities


By working closely with the business throughout Swiss Re Group, you will broaden and deepen your skills and expertise in at least following areas: Risk pricing, Risk modelling and Data Analysis.


About the Team


We strive to provide our clients with risk transfer solutions to reduce their contingent liabilities. These solutions range from non-traditional products such as cat bonds for pandemics to reinsurance coverages for SMEs for a changing climate. In helping our clients, we can accelerate economic development, improve risk awareness, and deepen social resilience.


You will join the highly diverse Public Sector Solutions team, the industries largest group solely dedicated to work on public-private partnerships. With a global footprint of 50 colleagues, the team is part Swiss Re Globals Client and Solutions division combining (re)insurance and solutions development making the world more resilient.


About You

  • Successfully completed university degree (Bachelor, Master, or PhD degree) in fields such as finance, mathematics, economics, accounting, or finance IT

  • Outstanding customer focus and interpersonal skills allowing you to actively contribute to the team spirit as well as effectively connect with people in multinational environments

  • Ability to work both independently or collaboratively while prioritizing and multitasking in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong analytical skills, ability to research data and transform them into applicable insights.

  • Digital literacy - proficiency in MS Office, above average skills in VBA, R, Python or similar.

  • Innovative, showing a high degree of own initiative, takes accountability and is a fast learner and curious problem solver.

  • You have an excellent command of English; German or any other language is an advantage

  • Previous experience in the field of or related to the financial service industry, credit, will be a plus (e.g., industry practice, internships).


We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.



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. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.



Reference Code: 126590 



Job Segment: Underwriter, Product Manager, Data Analyst, Accounting, Surety, Insurance, Operations, Data, Finance