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Actuary (Experience Studies)

You will join the exciting Swiss Re journey to transform its global experience studies landscape by shaping, influencing, introducing and maintaining a new standardized and state-of-the-art solution that is built for the global experience studies community.

About the Role

  • Interpret and translate business requirements into technical specification/documentation or example implementation that is understood by IT developers
  • Provide advice and technical expertise to the IT development team and work with them to deliver the new global experience study platform including the analytics engine, results database, results reporting as well as tracking of Experience Studies
  • Perform functional testing of implemented solutions and feed back findings to IT developers
  • Engage and coordinate with the regional teams on experience studies practices and overall E2E experience studies related topics
  • Build and maintain a strong governance framework for tools and standard methodologies for experience analysis to achieve operational excellence, balancing regional and global requirements and needs
  • Provide training on ES and usage of the Experience Studies tool in R to Experience Studies Actuaries across the globe and establish adequate training material

About the Team

Our team, L&H Experience Studies Centre, forms part of L&H Portfolio Steering & Monitoring (PSM) within the Chief Underwriting Office (CUO). We aim to implement a standardised and state-of-the-art Experience Studies solutions that enables effective generation of insights of the L&H business to proactively steer L&H Re in delivering sustainable profits.

The PSM purpose is to generate insights and connect our business to proactively steer L&H in delivering sustainable profit. We therefore closely collaborate with the market units as well as other functions across the L&H community to maximise value and manage risk within our portfolio.

About You

We are looking for a standout communicator with strong analytical skills and the ability and courage to constructively challenge decisions based on emerging information, but also have the business mindset to be solutions oriented. The successful candidate will be able to work both independently and, in a team, (including cross functional teams) to contribute to successful delivery.

Must have:

  • At least 3 years of experience in the L&H actuarial domain
  • Working towards the attainment of an actuarial qualification
  • Sound knowledge in programming, ideally R

Nice to have:

  • Prior experience with experience studies
  • Expertise in a variety of L&H products, ideally across multiple global markets / regions
  • Technically minded and comfortable to work on IT related topics
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, project planning and influential skills

If it sounds like this is the role for you, send us your CV, and we look forward to meeting you!

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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