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Swiss Re is hiring an

Associate Actuarial Analyst

About the Role

The role will be part of the L&H Re Southeast Asia (SEA) pricing team taking responsibility for product development and pricing of new Life & Health business to help the region achieve its ambitious growth plans. We aim to do this through better client experience; cutting-edge, better-informed pricing; and supporting development of innovative products for clients in the region.

We are a team of 10+ members โ€“ currently based in Singapore and India. We are looking to expand our offer in our Malaysia office to support the growth of the SEA business. The role is a non-supervisory role with the individual supporting development of new products and the pricing of the business written across SEA in accordance to our technical guidelines.

Major Responsibilities

  • 1. New Business Quotes and Tenders
    • Lead and support the pricing and modelling of new business; this includes the review on quotes in South East Asia
    • Identify and understand clients' needs and concerns
    • Collaborate with a cross-functional team of experts from client markets, underwriting and claims towards assessing the risks associated with a particular opportunity
  • 2. Costing Methodology and Guidelines
    • Review pricing guidelines and ensure their correct application
    • Able to challenge status-quo and look to simplify and improve existing practices
    • Keep up to date with market, regulatory and competitive trends
    • Work with Experience Studies team to gain insight into claims and lapse experience
    • Ensure pricing guidelines are kept up-to-date via research and experience studies
  • 3. Product Development and Brand Presence
    • Contribute to technical, research and project management input for product development initiatives
    • Support the marketing of Swiss Reโ€™s services by working closely with clients and external partners

About You

  • Bachelor degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or equivalent working towards as qualified actuaries in an accredited actuarial society; the examination progress will be considered
  • Can demonstrate both strong technical knowledge and communication skills
  • Experience at using pricing tools and programming language, is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Additional Asian language skills such as Thai, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Bahasa Malaysia or Bahasa Indonesia are desirable.
  • Travelling within South East Asia will be required about 10% of the time

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the worldโ€™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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