Location: 

Zurich, Zurich, CH

Costing Methods Intern (4 months, Zurich)

Do you love a challenge and to juggle with figures? Do you like to find sensible solutions to complex problem which are still pragmatic? Are you excited by the prospect of applying state of the art technologies to generate tangible commercial value? Are you an ambitious person who strives to develop personally and professionally?
If yes, we would love to get to know you!

 

About the Role


As part of the internship in the Group Costing Methods team you will:

 

  • Be part of a team designing and implementing the next generation of our internal economic model for decision making in underwriting. Giving you an exciting opportunity to be shape the future of Swiss Re's costing world.
  • Develop new tests and testing approaches for pivotal pieces of the metrics underlying decision-making in Swiss Re.

 

About the Team


We are the Group Costing Methods Team in Swiss Re's Underwriting Excellence Group. Together, we are mainly responsible for the definition and improvement of the internal costing model, including the review, calibration, and deployment of costing parameters.
The team frequently collaborates with the underwriting functions across the company, and global functions like Finance.

 

About You

 

  • You are pursuing or have just completed a bachelor's or master's degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Computer Science or Economics.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to focus on details without losing track of the bigger picture
  • Experience with analytical tools, database software and a programming language is a plus
  • Ability to express yourself clearly in one-on-one conversations and when talking in front of groups
  • You have the ability to work independently
  • You naturally bring individuals together as needed, across countries and functions
  • You are proficient in English

 

Due to immigration regulations non-EU/EFTA and UK citizens must provide a certificate from a Swiss university confirming that an internship is integral to their course of study. Kindly submit the mandatory letter from your university with your application documents.

 

Have we sparked your interest? We are looking forward to receiving your application!

 

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.

 

 

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