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[Met-jobs] Internship in our Natural Hazards team for 12 month 100% (m/f)

From BORDOY Roger <RBORDOY@scor.com>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:06:19 +0000

Dear colleagues,

 

The Natural Hazards Team of SCOR (https://www.scor.com/) is looking for an Intern for 12 months:

 

As Trainee, you will

·         Help us better understand North Atlantic hurricane risk, especially hurricane rates

·         Help us interrogate approaches used in commercially available catastrophe modelling software

·         Evaluate our current approaches and work with team members to devise an appropriate representation of risk

·         Work closely with other members of the catastrophe team to provide exhibits, presentations and papers related primarily to hurricane risk

·         Be trained in basic reinsurance and operationalize your work translating it into pricing for the coming renewals

 

You have a Master’s (ideally PhD) degree in a Meteorology (ideally with a focus on Tropical Meteorology) with a strong quantitative background and you want to start a career in the reinsurance sector. You possess strong analytical skills and are able to explain technical concepts precisely and concisely. You have both excellent organizational and IT-user skills. Experience with a programming language such as R or Matlab is essential. Your English is excellent, German or French is an asset. Reliability, self-motivation and willingness to learn are essential. You are a team-player with a diligent approach, as well as a sense of humour. You follow through tasks, seek guidance to complete tasks and you are motivated to work in a multinational team.

 

This is a full time position based in Zurich, which is available as of July 2016, with a duration of 12 months. For this internship you will be employed via an external agency.

 

We offer a dynamic, international working environment with an open corporate culture. If you are authorized to work in Switzerland, a motivated team looks forward to getting to know you. Send your complete application - including your cover letter, CV and copies of your credentials - by e-mail to Roger Bordoy (rbordoy@scor.com). Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

SCOR is an independent, leading reinsurance company, working on a global scale through its 35 locations on five continents and its six hubs located in Paris, Zurich, Cologne, London, New York, and Singapore.

 

Best regards,

Roger Bordoy

 

 

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