Catastrophe (Cat) Modelling Analyst 80-100% Job at Zurich in Zürich, ZH

Job Description


The role of the Group Accumulation Management (GAM) team is to ensure that our catastrophe exposures – be they natural or man-made – are well understood, quantified, and reported such that these risks are managed through appropriate underwriting and pricing and that we stay within our risk tolerance for catastrophe risk.

In this exciting role, you will support Zurich’s Group Accumulation Management team, in its duties to assess Catastrophe exposure, working closely with business unit and line of business leadership to contribute to their achievement of plan.

Your role

As a Cat Modelling Analyst within Group Accumulation Management you will support the business with

Calculating catastrophe exposure for countries / business segments and/or perils within responsibility assigned

Validating exposure data received from countries / business segments and ensuring correct use for catastrophe modelling

Tracking and understanding shifts in cat portfolios for assigned business segment and/or peril, and reporting and communicating peril accumulations to business segment and/or senior management

Supporting key aspects of cat portfolio management, including exposure and risk analysis, profitability monitoring, minimizing capital impact, and promoting premium growth of for assigned business segment and/or peril

Performing research, experience studies and other statistical analyses

Responding to requests from other functions (e.g. Group Risk Management, Group Reinsurance)

Providing consolidated views for local regulatory authorities as required

Assisting in completing request from regulators and rating agencies

Primary work location is Zurich, Fareham (UK) or Schaumburg (IL, USA)

Your skills and experience

As a Cat Modelling Analyst your skills and qualifications will ideally include

Master’s degree level qualification in a quantitative field (e.g. Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Geography), further degree (PhD) desirable

Quantitative background and strong analytical skills

Experience in natural hazards modelling

Strong desire to acquire relevant knowledge

Programming and database skills (e.g. R, python, Matlab, SQL)

Fluency in English

Additional Information

Your talent acquisition specialist Daniela Toth is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button “Apply online” below.

Zurich wants to attract the best talent and we acknowledge that talents might not always be available full-time. At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working. Many of our employees work flexibly in a variety of ways. Please talk to us during the interview about the flexibility you may need.

To protect both you and our employees, we are currently managing interviews and onboarding remotely leveraging digital technologies and tools. You will receive more information as you progress in your journey with us.

Who we are

At Zurich, we foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our 53,000 employees worldwide live our values to protect you, to inspire confidence and help you reach your full potential. We promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, differently abled, LGBTQ +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc.

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Information for recruitment agencies

Zurich does not accept any applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees.

Primary Location Switzerland-Zurich

Other Locations Switzerland-Zurich-Zurich

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 01/14/21

Unposting Date Ongoing

About Company

Company: Zurich

Company Location:  Zürich, ZH

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