Catastrophe (Cat) Modelling Analyst 80-100% Job at Zurich in Zürich, ZH
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.
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
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.
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Information for recruitment agencies
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Primary Location Switzerland-Zurich
Other Locations Switzerland-Zurich-Zurich
Relocation Available No
Job Posting 01/14/21
Unposting Date Ongoing
Company Location: Zürich, ZH