Risk Modelling Team Lead – Insurance

  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Organization: Insurance Company

Our client, Insurance company, is currently looking for Risk Modelling Team Lead in Zurich.

Responsibilities:

  • Uses best practices and traditional statistical/modeling techniques to develop and maintain rating, economic and other models as necessary and in consideration of the business goals of the model
  • Provide tools, educate and support state teams in the implementation of models and other decision making support
  • Follows appropriate analyses to be conducted for projects to make recommendations to achieve corporate goals
  • With minimal direction plans, implements, manages, and/or contributes on projects that are up to moderate complexity and are small-to moderate scale using accepted project management standards
  • Forecasts short-term and long-term deliverables with assistance
  • Tracks own plan performance and project timeline and communicates and presents project status
  • Ensures project controls are in place throughout the lifecycle of the project within own tasks
  • Supports the development/ design of new plans, programs, processes, products up to moderate complexity
  • Assists in the development of communication strategies and materials to support new plans, programs, processes, products; solicits input from stakeholders
  • Participates in the evaluation of procedures and processes regularly and makes observations or suggests improvements
  • Contributes to market share growth and profitability by recommending changes to products, pricing, risk management
  • Understands standard market specific implications of business strategies
  • Assures proper execution of regulatory/legislative practices for Product Management
  • Understands and follows internal and external compliance requirements/standards
  • Trains/coaches team members or peers and actively shares expertise with peers

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree – preferably in related field of study such as finance, math/applied math, statistics/applied statistics, economics
  • Proven insurance business knowledge – insurance risk modelling and internal models
  • 5-10 years of experience working in insurance
  • Knowledge of statistical modeling techniques such as linear regression, logistic regression, GLM, GAM, GBM, etc.
  • Standard knowledge in the use of data sources and applications to conduct research
  • Strong technical aptitude, such as programming experience with Python, R, SAS, or SQL required.
  • Working knowledge of insurance regulation and related business constraints
  • Has an understanding of current industry and professional standards/ environment to impact decisions and indicate requirements
  • Can analyze data and review analysis from others and identify and resolve basic data issues
  • Possesses working knowledge of policies and procedures in management or other technical fields
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively collaborate with multi-disciplinary groups and all organizational levels
  • High level organizational and project management skills in order to handle multiple concurrent assignments in a timely manner and to monitor processes throughout a team or department
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