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Zurich, Zurich, CH

Digital Actuary (80-100%)


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 role


Are you passionate about shaping new solutions? Would you love to develop a solution that could change insurance market? If you are a creative, innovative team oriented self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset, this might be ideal role for you!


As Digital Actuary you will:


  • Work with our clients in their journey to digitize by designing / upselling / cross-selling innovative mass market general insurance products fit for distribution on an online platform / mobile app.
  • Lead the pricing and modelling of a range of general insurance personal lines insurance products tailored to the needs of the end consumer and our clients
  • Identify, develop and implement new ideas with a focus on new and innovative insurance solutions in EMEA markets
  • Willing to move gradually into a dual role, where you will also be responsible for underwriting property treaty reinsurance deals


About you


  • You have a master's degree in actuarial science, mathematics or statistics; actuarial certification is a plus
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in pricing general insurance personal lines / bite-sized / SME insurance products (ideally meant for digital distribution) across multiple markets in EMEA
  • You have led technical (incl. research) components of product development initiatives and know how to influence technical stakeholders in order to launch a product.
  • You have successfully launched innovative general insurance products in the EMEA market.
  • You have extensive knowledge of primary insurance solutions and a comprehensive understanding of the general insurance sector.
  • You know the primary value chain and know how to technically implement solutions and products (end-to-end).
  • You have state-of-the-art knowledge of actuarial methods like dynamic pricing and forward-looking modelling
  • Your English is excellent, and any additional European languages are a plus.
  • Understand the value chain of Insurance and care about the consumer's needs and buying behavior.


Curious? Talk to us or apply straight away!


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, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Swiss Re offers modern work models and attractive work places that allow all employees to adapt to changing work preferences and life phases.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Reference Code: 100251 


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