|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:55:22 +0000|
Wind Model Developer We’re hiring! Aon Benfield is currently recruiting a Wind Model Developer to join our team in London. About the Role As a Wind Model Developer some of your key responsibilities will involve: 1. Manage and work on the development of a new Europe hail/summer storm model. 2. Cooperation with the Institute of Meteorology and climatology of the University of Cologne (IMGK) including one full-time PhD and two part-time Post-Docs: a. Lead the cooperation between the two teams (from the side of IF) and act as the knowledge transfer associate between the two institutions. b. Coordinate the interaction between two different components of the project - the research and the business one 3. Work in cooperation with the rest of the Aon Benfield Impact Forecasting Wind team in the London and Prague offices on their remaining projects as necessary; most importantly the development of the Europe winter storm model (planned to expand in the next few years). 4. Day-to-day contact with external clients or internal model users, thus support the model in the market. 5. Frequent travelling to meet other team members (in Prague or Chicago) or clients in Europe. 6. Responsible for working in accordance with the Aon UK Limited Risk Management Framework, and compliance with the Aon UK Limited policies, including participation in the management of risks (including completion of mandatory training) that may adversely affect the business, interests or reputation of any Group Company. About you As a Wind model Developer your skills and qualifications will ideally include; 1. Background in Meteorology and/or Climatology, ideally with an academic or research related background. Experience with climate models (i.e weather forecasting models) in the past will be considered an advantage. 2. Minimum education requirements include an MSc or equivalent. A PhD or a Post-doc position will be considered advantageous. 3. Excellent computing and analytical skills, including programming for data manipulation and analysis (i.e. Matlab, IDL, VBA, C, R). 4. Strong presentational skills, with focus on simplifying complex concepts. 5. Any work experience in developing Cat Models for atmospheric hazards (Hurricane or EU Wind) in the industry will be considered an advantage. 6. We’re looking for an individual able to pick up things quickly following a sharp learning curve, with good planning skills and the ability to work independently. Must be innovative, enthusiastic and have strong communication skills. Salary and Benefits This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare, childcare vouchers and additional holiday. Aon is an Equal Employment Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. Aon people come from all backgrounds and communities. Whatever your gender, age, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation, you'll be valued as an individual and recognised for your skills and the contribution you make to our company. We are a Stonewall champion. Aon Benfield As the industry leader in treaty, facultative and capital markets, Aon Benfield is redefining the role of the reinsurance intermediary and capital advisor. Through our unmatched talent and industry-leading proprietary tools and products, we help our clients to redefine success. Aon Benfield offers unbiased capital advice and customized access to more reinsurance and capital markets than anyone else. As a trusted advocate, we provide local reach to the world’s markets, an unparalleled investment in innovative analytics, including catastrophe management, actuarial, and rating agency advisory, and the right professionals to advise clients in making the optimal capital choice for their business. With an international network of more than 80 offices in 50 countries, our worldwide client base is able to access the broadest portfolio of integrated capital solutions and services. Learn more at www.aonbenfield.com If you are interested in this role, please apply direct via the link below: https://aonuk.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en-GB&job=07003 For any queries regarding this role please contact Rosie Ellis, Recruitment Business Partner at firstname.lastname@example.org
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