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Position: Risk Analyst
Institution: RenaissanceRe Europe AG
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Duties: Technical analysis and risk modeling resulting in recommendations and underwriting support on assumed risks including but not limited to primary and facultative reinsurance, catastrophe excess of loss and proportional business, assumed and ceded retro, capital market transactions; Supporting evaluation, deployment, and development of internal and third-party catastrophe models; Supporting enhancements and development of internal risk and underwriting systems including exposure management, underwriting and portfolio management and reporting tools; Support ad hoc projects such as model research, benchmarking studies and portfolio analysis; Develop and support portfolio and deal-level reporting enhancements and capabilities
Requirements: Minimum BSc in Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Actuarial Studies, Physics, Computer Science or Engineering discipline is strongly preferred; Familiarity with industry leading risk modelling software; Developing an understanding or basic knowledge of risk fundamentals and metrics such as expected loss/AAL, exceedance probability, VaR, TVaR etc; Proficient in Microsoft Excel and knowledge of other statistical or GIS software such as MatLab and/or ArcGIS preferred
   
Text: Skip to main content careers RenaissanceRe Careers Risk Analyst page is loaded Risk Analyst Apply locations Zurich time type Full time posted on Posted 5 Days Ago job requisition id JR487 RenaissanceRe is a leading writer of Property & Casualty Reinsurance. For over 25 years, we have helped customers and communities recover and build resilience through our industry-leading ability to understand risk, source efficient capital and rapidly pay claims. Our global team shares a passion for solving our customers’ biggest problems through a collaborative and entrepreneurial culture that empowers employees and rewards creative thinking. POSITION TITLE: Risk Analyst LOCATION: DEPARTMENT: Corporate Risk REPORTS TO: POSITION SUMMARY Integral to the underwriting process, responsible for the analysis and underwriting recommendations of assumed risks, systems, and model development, analysis and support, and resource for new product development and portfolio analytics. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES Technical analysis and risk modeling resulting in recommendations and underwriting support on assumed risks including but not limited to primary and facultative reinsurance, catastrophe excess of loss and proportional business, assumed and ceded retro, capital market transactions Supporting evaluation, deployment, and development of internal and third-party catastrophe models Supporting enhancements and development of internal risk and underwriting systems including exposure management, underwriting and portfolio management and reporting tools Support ad hoc projects such as model research, benchmarking studies and portfolio analysis Develop and support portfolio and deal-level reporting enhancements and capabilities EXPECTED SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE Familiarity with industry leading risk modelling software Developing an understanding or basic knowledge of risk fundamentals and metrics such as expected loss/AAL, exceedance probability, VaR, TVaR etc. Proficient in Microsoft Excel and knowledge of other statistical or GIS software such as MatLab and/or ArcGIS preferred Minimum BSc in Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Actuarial Studies, Physics, Computer Science or Engineering discipline is strongly preferred No experience required, though some insurance/reinsurance experience is beneficial including basic understanding of insurance/reinsurance structures and financial terms and conditions Excellent analytical skills, proficient knowledge of statistics and computing skills Computer programming skills such as SQL, Python, R preferred Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills This is a fast-paced business environment, demanding a strong work ethic and a focused, detailed and results-oriented approach. Our people are our most valuable resource and core to our success. This is a fast-paced business environment, demanding a strong work ethic and a results-oriented approach. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, a comprehensive talent development program, and a reward system in which employees share in the success of the company. We are an engaged member of the communities in which we live and work and have a locally-led giving philosophy with generous employee matching program, global and local community grants and employee volunteerism. We seek diversity, create equity, and practice inclusion. Our people are at the heart of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, disability, military status or other legally protected categories. About Us Logo RenaissanceRe is a global provider of reinsurance and insurance that specializes in matching well-structured risks with efficient sources of capital. The Company provides property, casualty and specialty reinsurance and certain insurance solutions to customers, principally through intermediaries. Established in 1993, the Company has offices in Bermuda, Australia, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. For more information, visit www.renre.com Follow Us Privacy and Cookies Policy © 2022 Workday, Inc. All rights reserved.
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