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Actuarial Intern (Modelling)

Would you like to kick off your career in one of the most respected companies in the world? Do you like working in a fast paced, supportive and stimulating environment?

If you answer yes to all of these questions, then read on!

About the Team

The Modelling Centre of Excellence (MCoE) is a large global team, responsible for creating and maintaining the actuarial models across 6 Swiss Re Life & Health (L&H) Reinsurance locations. The MCoE in the wider context of Swiss Re Reinsurance is part of the Life & Health Business Management division, which is responsible for the inforce management of Swiss Re's global L&H Reinsurance business.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity for an actuarial student to join the MCoE team has become available to support the migration of the actuarial models to AXIS. This project will create AXIS actuarial models which will ultimately replace the existing RAFM models. This is a great opportunity to join the project team and be involved in the end-to-end migration process including design, implementation, testing and handover of AXIS models.

Please note, this is a temporary role for 2 years.

About You

As an actuarial intern with a good understanding of life insurance/reinsurance industry, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate sound technical actuarial knowledge and aptitude for understanding and using actuarial models including the actuarial assumptions, data, methodology inputs and resulting model output (cashflow and reserve projections).

The ideal candidate will have the following skills/experience:

  • Excellent understanding of fundamental actuarial concepts. Completion of some actuarial exams would be preferable.
  • Exposure to some computer science, coding languages or actuarial modelling would be ideal. Training will be provided as needed.
  • Excellent organisational and analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Good communication, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work reliably, efficiently, transparently, accurately and deliver to deadlines
  • Desire to learn from highly skilled actuarial professionals to grow your professional development

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. 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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