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Actuarial Underwriting Head

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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. 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.

Specific position deliverables/scope of position

About the team

Make a difference in your career journey with a leading reinsurance company in the world with 12,000+ diverse set of employees in over 60 offices globally. Our location at the heart of Bangalore has been witnessing sustainable growth – the kind of growth characterized by the complex and differentiated value delivered to the business. This is your opportunity to be part of the growing UW function and working in tandem with Underwriting and Actuarial teams in the US, Asia and Europe and other business functions co-located in our set-up in Bangalore.

Position Summary

  • The position will be a key member of the P&C UW Support Hub Bangalore leadership team as well as the Asia Underwriting Leadership Team. The person will be responsible for building & developing Asia UW team with accountability for project delivery and creating continuous impact for our business.
  • The position will be responsible for developing a sustainable operating model, and ensuring strong collaboration with functional stakeholders (e.g., Asia UW Desk Heads).
  • The role entails managing and developing a high-performance team of 10+ actuaries and underwriters. One of the key focuses is to assist team members to progress on Swiss Re underwriting competency certification (level I to level IV)
  • The role will support treaty renewal, i.e. includes but not limited to review of submission data, provide data analysis, leverage SR's costing techniques to model / forecast and quantify the impact of contract features, and recommend SR's pricing position accordingly.
  • The person will be responsible in building a strong P&C underwriting analytical community in Bangalore
  • The person will have responsibility for the Portfolio Analytics capability within the Asia Cluster in Bangalore, supporting the Portfolio Owners across the Asia region, leading the SCARF process as well as coordination of the Asia Smart Re Circle in conjunction with the Business Management Team

About you / requirements

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience in Insurance or Reinsurance – preferably with experience in reserving/pricing/Catastrophe Loss modelling /Underwriting function
  • Proactive and strong communicator, both written and oral. Demonstrated ability to articulate thought processes & suggestions in a clear, structured and concise manner.
  • Strong team-player with proven ability to collaborate with teams in other locations
  • Demonstrated strong ability to understand the needs of the Underwriting community
  • Familiarity with Asia Insurance / Reinsurance market would be an advantage
  • Team leading experience of strong actuarial /insurance analytics/ Underwriting will be preferred.
  • Willingness to travel to the other locations in Asia occasionally if needed
  • Strong attention to details
  • Ability to work with multiple projects and deliver in a timely manner
  • To be able to communicate including persuasion and expectation management
  • To work and get results in international teams with no hierarchical structures

Key stakeholders include:

  • Property and Casualty Underwriting Asia Management team
  • Head P&C Underwriting hub, Bangalore
  • Head Cat Perils Asia

Reference Code: 111697 

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