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Catastrophe Risk Analyst
Ref. JO0000006583

Position Catastrophe Risk Analyst
Sector Underwriting
Location City of London, City
Type Permanent
Salary £45K - £50K / Annum
Reference JO0000006583
Summary CATASTROPHE RISK ANALYST to £50,000

An exciting opportunity working as a Catastrophe Risk Analyst within a well-established, highly motivated team that enjoys a close working relationship with the underwriters

The successful candidate will utilise cutting edge proprietary tools to team providing technical advice, support and exposure management for the entire Global portfolio. You will take ownership of current processes and modelling methods, and look to develop and improve these to reach primary Cat Team goals:

Main Responsibilities:



·Active involvement in developing relationships with underwriters with the aim of integrating UW and Cat frameworks and goals - this involves confident and timely delivery of analytics and the ability to explain how these analytics can help drive risk selection.

·Create a narrative based on the modelling data and other sources to effectively provide a valuable summary of a certain risk and give advice to UW on the strengths and weaknesses of both the data and the model's ability to provide meaningful results. This includes translating the concept of uncertainty.

·Working very closely with underwriters' to drive decision making for complex risks that fall outside of scope of vendor models including complex reinsurance structures and non-modelled risks.

·Devise and manage projects that contribute to innovation within the catastrophe modelling realm

·Have the confidence to drive process change by overhauling existing processes and implementing methodologies that streamline workflow and processes.

·Contribute to internal and regulatory reporting including monthly roll ups and RDS submissions

Skills and Experience:



·At least 2 years Cat Modelling experience in any business line

·At least 2:1 Degree in an analytical discipline (Maths, Science, Engineering, Economics)

·Highly numerate and logical - strong mathematical/ statistical knowledge a must.

·Ability to manipulate large data sets in Excel and SQL.

·Excellent business communication skills - ability to influence, negotiate, and listen to external parties and members of the Cat Team.

·Be a creative, self-starter with the ability to apply knowledge to solve complex issues as they arise.

Ref 6583

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