Portfolio Modeler / Actuary

Zurich
Chief Underwriting Office

Reporting to

Head of Portfolio Management and Exposure Control

Mission

This function provides portfolio analytics and actuarial expertise for our worldwide Cat exposed property business.

The role contributes to:

  • The development of advanced pricing and portfolio management analytics, tools and models
  • Efficient and consistent analyses of our Cat exposure across the Group

Accountabilities

This role is part of our Portfolio Management and Exposure Control Team. Its main responsiblities include:

  • Providing actuarial expertise and pricing support for Property Cat business
  • Supporting the implementation of appropriate metrics for measuring and monitoring performance of Cat business (such as MoL, marginal contributions and RoE)
  • To maintain and enhance Cat pricing methodology and NEXUS platform (in close coordination with IT)
  • Supporting development of an integrated modelling, pricing and portfolio modeling workflow
  • Supporting planning and reporting activites: This includes modelling of capital requirements and assisting in delivery of regular risk/return profiles for reporting
  • Presenting results internally and participating in client and broker meetings

 

Competencies

Technical

  • Strong mathematical background
  • Advanced modelling skills -  actuarial qualification preferrable
  • Exceptional analytical mindset
  • Good IT and programing skills
  • Good knowledge of insurance and reinsurance terminology and reinsurance treaty terms & conditions
  • Good project management skills; ability to understand business concepts and translate them into system specfications
     

Additional

  • Team player with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Natural curiosity, creative and solutions-oriented
  • Self-initiative, pro-active and ability to coach other team members
  • Fluency in English is required – other languages are a plus

Education/Further requirements

 

  • Strong educational background in a quantitative discipline or actuarial degree is required
  • 2-5 years of relevant work experience, preferably in the (re)insurance industry
     

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