Zurich, Zurich, CH

Investment Analyst - Graduate (Hybrid, m/f/x/d)

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


This is your opportunity to join one of the world's leading reinsurers and a team of motivated investment professionals within Swiss Re's Asset Management ("AM") unit! Do you have a passion for financial markets and long-term sustainable investing? Do you like financial market analysis? In this role, you will assume integral role by playing a part in key investment initiatives, supporting processes, and coordinating management materials along our investment activity. You will work closely with senior investment professionals and contribute to broader cross-department work. Your key accountabilities may include:


  • Investment outlook and market research

  • Financial analysis on a portfolio and asset levels

  • Contribution to investment strategy formulation and portfolio construction

  • Evaluation of new investments and transaction execution

  • Support cross-department projects and initiatives


About the Team


As the AM division we are investing the assets generated from our core insurance and reinsurance business. We drive sustainable performance by following a long-term oriented investment approach and focus on a high-quality investment portfolio.


As a diverse team of investment professionals, we ensure a strong contribution to Swiss Re's financial performance and act as a "Centre of Excellence" for financial market expertise. You will work closely with experienced financial market professionals from the various investment teams, while reporting into the Head Financial Markets Programme.


About You


We are looking for someone with strong interpersonal and communication skills, who is curious and eager to understand financial markets.



  • Successfully completed university degree in Finance, Economics or Science (e.g. Math / Physics).

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills

  • Excellent attention to detail without losing track of a bigger picture

  • Well-organized and structured approach to problem solving

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications


Nice to Have

  • CFA is a plus

  • VB programming and Bloomberg skills are a plus


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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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