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Catastrophe Modeling Support Analyst

AXIS Re Europe

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Catastrophe Modeling Support Analyst

Reports To: AVP Cat ManagerDivision: Zurich Catastrophe – ReLocation: Zurich# of Positions: 1Requisition Number: 2016RE21

Job Summary:

The Cat modeling team in Zurich supports the Catastrophe underwriters by providing natural perils risk analysis, pricing for reinsurance cat treaties and validation of vendor catastrophe models. The Support Analyst will assist the Cat modelers in exposure data preparation, running catastrophe modeling software and providing exposure and loss change reports. He/she will liaise with Cat modelers as well as underwriters and underwriting assistants in ensuring accurate data processing with Axis proprietary software.   

Key Duties & Responsibilities:      

  • Executing catastrophe modeling data preparation: attach exposure data databases, run exposure reports and run analyses in Cat modeling software like RMS and AIR
  • Discuss report findings with cat modelers and cat underwriters
  • Prepare exposure and loss change reports
  • High level evaluation of Cat modeling data / UW submission data
  • Support Cat model evaluation work outside of renewals

Required Education/Training & Experience:      

  • +2 years of work experience in an office environment
  • Commercial apprenticeship or similar education level
  • Strong numerical datahandling and analytical skills
  • Strong computer skills with advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Reinsurance experience is a plus

Other Desired Skills and Characteristics:

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with others
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Being able to work under time pressure
  • Ability to recognize task demands and deadlines and prioritize accordingly
  • Resourceful at problem solving and continually improve job processes and procedures
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