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Senior Pricing Actuary (hybrid)

Are you looking for an actuarial role that offers more than just a technical challenge? Does the opportunity to translate your analytical findings into recommended portfolio actions excite you? If you are interested in working for an organization where you can partner with colleagues from around the globe to solve both actuarial and business problems, apply today and help shape the future of Corporate Solutions!

About the Role

The Global Casualty and Fin Pro actuarial team within Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is looking to hire an individual to take on the Actuarial lead for North America Liability and Professional Liability portfolios.

This role offers a blend of technical leadership and business acumen. The individual in this position will be responsible for developing a deep understanding of (sub)portfolio performance, loss drivers, and trends for each product, and use this insight to work closely with various product owners to develop and implement portfolio strategy.

Specific responsibilities for this position include:

  • Product Responsibility: for Liability, E&O, D&O and Transactional Liability pricing support, with a personal focus on the D&O product
  • Analytical driven decision making: responsible for portfolio profitability reflecting the latest market dynamics, rate and loss experience. You will develop initiatives to understand the drivers of profitability using actuarial segmentation analyses and work with the business stakeholders to take advantage of opportunities and mitigate risks.
  • Pricing tool development: Take ownership of the Pricing framework and ensure both effectiveness and oversight. Lead the development of Swiss Re's market leading pricing models, ensure these models are calibrated accurately to reflect the latest experience and trends, and work with technology to implement these tools to support underwriting decision making.
  • Strategy Development: Collaborate with underwriting leadership to support strategy development and prioritise execution strategies. Partner with the portfolio leader to monitor and evaluate existing and new opportunities efficiently to support both growth and remediation activity.
  • Team: Leadership, development, and coaching of four team members

About the Team

We are the team providing actuarial and portfolio management support to Corporate Solutions liability businesses around the world. We work closely with our business partners to offer portfolio steering support based on data-driven decisions. Team members are encouraged to take ownership of their portfolios, becoming product experts, and advocates for their products to senior management.

About You

  • Minimum 10 years of actuarial experience, including significant time spent pricing general and/or professional liability products
  • ACAS/FCAS designation required
  • D&O pricing experience preferred
  • Critical skills:
    • Self-motivation and ability to work independently
    • Ability to drive team performance
    • Strong organizational skills and internal drive to push projects forward
    • Curiosity to understand "what" the data is saying and "why"
    • Interest in developing data-based strategic actions with portfolio owners
    • Strong communication skills with technical and non-technical colleagues
    • Creativity to consider actuarial problems in new ways

Preferred locations are Kansas City, MO or Windsor, CT. Other arrangements may be considered for the right candidate.

About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces 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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