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Senior Actuarial Analyst

An exciting opportunity to help shape and drive the global working environment for Life & Health (L&H) Valuation. Taking accountability for designing and implementing the next-generation L&H valuation environment - to build a fully automated production process that continuously updates valuation results with the latest actuarial assumption and cedent data. Driving greatly enhanced automation and efficiency across global operations.

Core to this role is the design, specify, test and rollout system and process changes in actuarial/technical accounting landscape to support IFRS-AVA Programme.

  • Liaise directly with IT, regional actuarial teams, FPSL and IFRS projects and other stakeholders as required to ensure deliverables are fit for purpose
  • Working with IT and L&H Valuation CoE Process and Systems colleagues, to design and specify system and process developments
  • Develop testing plans for system/process enhancements, integrated with downstream or upstream systems as required (e.g. ADAM, FPSL, CMP DWH), and developed in conjunction with regional actuarial teams
  • Execute testing of system/process enhancements
  • Support development of rollout approaches/plans with relevant stakeholders and collaborating projects.
  • In close collaboration with product owners, programme management and leadership, ensuring the end-to-end process is efficient and meets the target vision of a continuously operating valuation process that is simple, robust and fully automated.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team member to the join the IFRS-AVA Programme. We want you to be an integral part of the L&H Valuation CoE Process and Systems team and In collaboration with IT to help to reshape the actuarial landscape for the future.

The transformation programme team comprises of experienced actuarial and technology experts bringing their drive and expertise to develop a better way of working for our valuation teams.

  • Experience of actuarial/finance system or process development required – ability to see how things should be done, not follow how they have been done before
  • Ability to balance theoretical requirements with pragmatic solutions
  • At least 5 years in actuarial role in insurance or reinsured required, Qualified Actuary preferred but not essential.
  • Knowledge of some reporting bases used at Swiss Re required (e.g. IFRS17, USGAAP, Local Statutory, Economic Valuation)
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse multi-project, multi-region team environment
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity (new system and new reporting requirements)
  • Ability to deliver ambitious targets and effective at generating enthusiasm for the same.
  • Very proactive and able to work within an uncertain and continually changing environment.
  • Experience of Agile/Scrum methodology and Azure Dev Ops – preferred but not essential

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 and their passion for sustainability.

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