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[Met-jobs] Flood & GIS Scientist – Catastrophe Risk Management of Aspen

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Mon, 26 Nov 2012 13:57:55 +0000


Flood & GIS Scientist – Catastrophe Risk Management of Aspen Insurance UK 
Limited

Company: Aspen Insurance UK Limited
Location: Zurich – Switzerland
Position Type: Permanent
Employment Type: Full Time

Our Research and Development team within the Catastrophe Risk Management 
Department is
looking for an outstanding candidate to fill a new position. This challenging 
and rewarding role will
involve the advancement and development of Aspen’s fundamental knowledge on all 
aspects of flood
risk, independently of licensed vendor catastrophe models. The main duties on 
the role will include:
- Evaluating the science and assumptions behind vendor models
- Report on severe flood events
- Deliver ad‐hoc support to underwriters and management on flood hazards
- Develop in‐house flood models for accumulation and pricing
- Support all of Catastrophe Risk Management in the application of GIS

The successful candidate will be qualified to degree level or similar in 
Hydrology, GIS or similar and
will possess strong statistical, analysis and decision making skills with 
commercial acumen. The
individual will be a highly motivated self‐starter who enjoys using his/her 
initiative, being regarded as
an effective team player with the ability to work under pressure and adapt to 
changes in a fluid
commercial environment. An advanced command of the English language (both oral 
and written) is
required with advanced knowledge of GIS (especially ESRI Arc GIS and other 
mapping tools).
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Internet software, data analysis 
or statistical software
and basic knowledge of programming, databases (especially MS SQL Server) and 
vendor models
would be an advantage.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy then please send your CV and cover 
letter until latest
December 22nd to Jan Kleinn, Head of Research and Development Zurich 
(jan.kleinn@aspen‐re.com)
or if you have any further questions you can also contact Jan Kleinn directly 
on +41 44 213 61 11.

Aspen Insurance UK Limited is part of the Aspen corporate group which is 
headquartered in Bermuda
and offers insurance to clients in various domestic and global markets through 
wholly‐owned
subsidiaries and offices in the US, south east Asia, the UK and Europe. The 
Aspen group is a highly
focused leader in key reinsurance and insurance lines. Aspen Insurance UK 
Limited is a Financial
Services Authority authorised UK insurance and reinsurance company with a 
branch in Zurich.



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In the UK:
Aspen Insurance UK Limited, 30 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3BD, UK. Tel: +44 
(0)207 184 8000. Company No: 1184193. Authorised and regulated by the Financial 
Services Authority.

Aspen Managing Agency Limited, 30 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3BD, UK. Tel: 
+44 (0)207 184 8000. Company No: 6459521. Authorised and regulated by the 
Financial Services Authority, managing agent at Lloyd's.

Aspen Risk Management Limited, 30 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3BD, UK. Tel: 
+44 (0)207 184 8000. Company No: 7283798. Aspen Risk Management Limited is an 
Appointed Representative of Aspen Insurance UK Limited.

In Bermuda:
Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, 141 Front Street, Hamilton, Hamilton, HM 19, 
Bermuda. Tel: +1 441 295 8201.

Aspen Bermuda Limited, 141 Front Street, Hamilton, Hamilton, HM 19, Bermuda. 
Tel: +1 441 295 8201.

In the US:
Aspen Re America Inc, 175 Capital Boulevard, Suite 300, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, 
USA. Tel: +1 860 258 3500.

Aspen Specialty Insurance Company, 175 Capital Boulevard, Suite 103, Rocky 
Hill, CT 06067 USA. Tel: +1 860 760 7700.

Aspen American Insurance Company, 175 Capital Boulevard, Suite 103, Rocky Hill, 
CT 06067 USA. Tel: +1 860 760 7700.

Aspen Insurance US Services, Inc. 175 Capital Boulevard, Suite 103, Rocky Hill, 
CT 06067 USA. Tel: +1 860 760 7700.

Aspen US Holdings, Inc. 175 Capital Boulevard, Suite 103, Rocky Hill, CT 06067 
USA. Tel: +1 860 760 7700.

In Germany:
Aspen Insurance Zweigniederlassung für Deutschland, Neumarkt Galerie, 
Richmodstraße 6, 50667 Kőln, Deutschland (Amtsgericht - Registergericht - Köln 
HRB 69056) Niederlassung der Aspen Insurance UK Limited mit Sitz in 30 
Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 3BD, eingetragen im Gesellschaftsregister 
(Companies House, England and Wales) des Vereinigten Königreiches, unter der 
Nummer 01184193. Hauptbevollmächtigter: Andreas Kessler.

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