Cat Modelling Analyst (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time)

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Cat Modelling Analyst (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time)

Location: Fareham

The opportunity: 

The role of the Group Accumulation Management (GAM) team is to ensure that our catastrophe exposures – be they natural or man-made – are well understood, quantified, and reported such that these risks are managed through appropriate underwriting and pricing and that we stay within our risk tolerance for catastrophe risk.

In this exciting role, you will support Zurich’s Group Accumulation Management team, in its duties to assess Catastrophe exposure, working closely with business unit and line of business leadership to contribute to their achievement of plan .

This role is available part-time, job-share or full time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time.

Key Responsibilities: 

As a Cat Modelling Analyst within Group Accumulation Management, you will support the business with:

  • Calculating catastrophe exposure for countries / business segments and/or perils within responsibility assigned
  • Validating exposure data received from countries / business segments and ensuring correct use for catastrophe modelling
  • Tracking and understanding shifts in cat portfolios for assigned business segment and/or peril, and reporting and communicating peril accumulations to business segment and/or senior management
  • Supporting key aspects of cat portfolio management, including exposure and risk analysis, profitability monitoring, minimizing capital impact, and promoting premium growth of for assigned business segment and/or peril.
  • Performing research, experience studies and other statistical analyses
  • Responding to requests from other functions Group Risk Management, Group Reinsurance).
  • Providing consolidated views for local regulatory authorities as required.
  • Assisting in completing request from regulators and rating agencies
  • Your skills and experience:

    As a Cat Modelling Intern your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Master’s degree level qualification in a quantitative field Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Geography), further degree (PhD) desirable
  • Quantitative background and strong analytical skills
  • Experience in natural hazards modelling
  • Strong desire to acquire relevant knowledge
  • Programming and database skills R, python, Matlab, SQL)
  • Fluency in English
  • The reward:

    As well as a competitive salary we also offer an excellent lifestyle benefits package which includes:

  • 12% Non Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual company bonuses
  • 25 days holiday plus an additional 3 volunteering days
  • Private medical cover
  • Income Protection
  • Life Cover
  • Discounted gym membership,
  • Discounted gadget insurance
  • Discounted technology offers
  • Virtual GP appointments
  • Plus much more!
  • At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working on hiring. Many of our employees work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, flexible hours, job share, an element of working from home or compressed hours. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

    Who we are:

    With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. If you're interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment for a company that recognises and rewards your creativity, initiatives and contributions - then Zurich could be just the place for you. The success of our business is built on the contributions of our highly talented employees - people who work every day to position us at the forefront of the insurance industry. We therefore look to hire great people and we encourage those people to give their best.

    You’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.

    Further information:  

    At Zurich we are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion. We want you to bring your whole self to work we have a diverse mix of customers and we want our employee base to reflect that.

    Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of protected characteristics.

    With the above in mind we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs or culture however we especially welcome applications from women, people from ethnic minorities, people with a disability and people who are LGBT+ as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.

    We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.

    We have won numerous awards for our work on Diversity and Inclusion. We are also proud to be nominated for the 2020 Insurance Times award for Diversity and Inclusion. You can read about our awards on our website.

    So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.