|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Mon, 25 Jun 2012 09:58:26 +0000|
Intern, Catastrophe Response – RMS London – 12 weeks (Start date 1st July 2012) RMS is the world's leading provider of mathematical models and software for the quantification and management of catastrophe risks. The RMS models and consulting services are used by hundreds of insurance and reinsurance companies, hedge funds, corporations and governments to assess a wide-range of natural and man-made perils such as hurricane, earthquake, flood, windstorm, terrorism and disease pandemic. RMS is now hiring for an intern to sit in the Catastrophe Response group, part of the Model Products Management team based in London. This group is responsible for monitoring and responding to all global natural catastrophic events that have the potential to impact the insurance industry. This involves providing our clients with detailed analytics on the extent and severity of damage to help them assess their losses. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an interest in the business applications of science and engineering. Responsibilities and projects that the intern will work on during the 12 week period include: • Supporting our real-time catastrophe response operations, aimed at providing our clients with up-to-date damage and impact assessments whenever a major hurricane, earthquake, flood or other catastrophic event occurs; • Monitoring world-wide catastrophic events on a daily basis and producing written event summaries to tight daily deadlines that will appeal to a wide-based readership; • Providing detailed impact analyses of affected regions, involving querying statistical databases of the building stock, producing maps and generating loss estimates using RMS catastrophe models; • Creating a database containing statistics of historical hurricanes, typhoons and other natural catastrophe perils • Analysing product user statistics to gain insight into our most valuable deliverables Essential Requirements: • An MSc/Masters qualification or equivalent in a natural science, or other related field, preferably combined with relevant work experience; • A high level of proficiency in data analysis and data manipulation software tools (Excel, Access). A knowledge of GIS software applications (preferably ESRI products) would be a bonus; • A flair for map design and good writing skills; • A fast learner with strong organisational skills, combined with close attention to detail; • The ability to work effectively under pressure, to be flexible and to multi-task (this role involves working to very tight deadlines and significant cross-organisational interaction) Please apply with a cover letter and CV, stating where you have seen this role advertised, via the career page on www.rms.com<http://www.rms.com>. RMS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Thank you in advance Kindest Regards [RMSlogo] Toni Colville Talent Acquisition Sourcer Peninsular House 30 Monument Street London EC3R 8NB United Kingdom Tel: 0207 444 7898 email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> www.rms.com RMS - Next Generation Solutions<http://www.rms.com/RMSvideo/RMS_NextGen.asp>
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