PartnerRe Ltd. is a leading global reinsurer, providing multi-line reinsurance to insurance companies. It is a dynamic, challenging, and rewarding place to work. We are always looking for bright, proactive people with expert knowledge skills, and integrity to join our international team. Our culture is based on trust, responsibility, openness, and initiative, and we pride ourselves on delivering the best possible reinsurance solutions for our clients.
Pricing Actuary, Life & Health - Centralised Pricing Team
We are looking to hire a recently qualified pricing actuary to join our Centralised Pricing team. This is a team that works closely with all regional pricing units and sits at the center of a growing Life and Health business with international responsibility for all lines of life and non-US health business.
You will be an integral part of the team and will have the opportunity to work on various lines of business across different geographies. You take a holistic view and have a strong understanding of the factors that impacting profitability, along with the risk mitigants that should be in place.
Collaborating closely with the EMELA (Europe, Middle East, Latin America and Africa) regional pricing unit you will help to enhance PartnerRe’s pricing methodology and ensure the use of best practice and the latest techniques. There will also be the opportunity to work on product developments in conjunction with the Regional Pricing units.
The role provides the opportunity for direct exposure to a wide variety of insurance markets and products. As a key part of the team you will be expected to make a significant contribution to the enhancement of PartnerRe’s Life & Health propositions and controls with a particular focus on non-proportional business.
Your responsibilities will include:
Supporting different aspects of product development and pricing
Undertaking targeted pieces of research and modelling updates
Providing actuarial support and having regular contact with the Regional Market Units
Peer reviews of unusual pricing exercises and benchmark proposals
Proposing and implementing improvements to the pricing function across the Life & Health organisation
Supporting client visits and externally representing and promoting PartnerRe's capabilities.
By working closely with the Chief Pricing Actuary and other team members, you will be part of a centralised team of expert pricing actuaries which supports sustainable and managed growth of the global Life and Health business.
You are a motivated, recently qualified, actuary looking to expand your knowledge of the Life and Health reinsurance sector. You enjoy getting into the detail, have a solutions oriented mind-set and want to make a big impact on a growing business.
In addition to your actuarial skill set you a proven track record of modelling capabilities with a preference to be part of an international and multicultural environment, handling diverse tasks and supporting the business needs. You are a technically excellent individual with the ability to be pragmatic and demonstrate commercial sense.
You enjoy collaborating with your colleagues as well as working on your own. A desire to experience new and challenging areas is a key requirement. Moreover, you have the following background, skills and mindset:
An excellent academic background and history of high performance
A recently qualified actuary with at least 5 years’ experience working within an actuarial environment
Proficient in the use of R (or other statistical modelling platforms), preferably with experience of version control systems
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Additional language skills would be an advantage
What can we offer you
An international environment, where you will be challenged, can learn from other senior specialists and are exposed to multiple lines of our business in a wide range of countries. A structure which fosters empowerment and collaboration with various stakeholders, allowing you to have a real impact on the business.
In our agile team, your impact really makes a difference and our structure fosters empowerment and collaboration with various partners. You will have the opportunity to help shape our team and be an integral part of our success.
The position is based in our Zurich office, but occasional travel to other offices should be expected.
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